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Two hospitalized after powder sent in letter to Italian governor

ROME, May 31 (UPI) -- Italian police said Friday they were investigating a letter containing a suspicious powder sent to a regional governor by the Red Brigades terrorist group.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 9, 2013.
By United Press International

Seven-time Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti dies

ROME, May 6 (UPI) -- Seven-time Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti, who had been a force in post-World War II Italian politics, died Monday at age 94, ANSA reported.

Ex-Red Brigades terrorist dies at 62

REGGIO EMILIA, Italy, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Former Red Brigades member Prospero Gallinari was found dead in his garage in the northern Italian city of Reggio Emilia Monday, officials said.

Former Italian Pres. Cossiga dies

ROME, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Former Italian president Francisco Cossiga, an enduring figure in post-war Italian politics, has died, officials announced.

Sarkozy refuses to extradite Petrella

ROME, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy says humanitarian issues prevent him from extraditing a former member of the Italian Red Brigades terrorist group.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 9, 2008.
By United Press International

U.S. diplomat writes about Moro killing

ROME, March 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. State Department employee says he played a critical role in the killing of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.

Imprisoned leftist caught robbing bank

SIENA, Italy, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A former leader of the Italian Red Brigades has been charged with robbing a bank while out of prison on work release.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, May 9, 2007.
By United Press International

Police: Left-wing group armed and ready

ROME, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A group of Italian terrorists arrested this week had a large cache of arms as well as bulletproof vests and police uniforms, police said Thursday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 9, the 129th day of 2006 with 236 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, May 9, the 129th day of 2005 with 236 to follow.
By United Press International

Italy asks France for terrorists in exile

ROME, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The Italian government is stepping up efforts to have exiled terrorists returned for trial from France and Nicaragua, The Independent reports.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, May 9, the 130th day of 2004 with 236 to follow.
By United Press International
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Aldo Moro (September 23, 1916 – May 9, 1978) was an Italian politician and the 39th Prime Minister of Italy, from 1963 to 1968, and then from 1974 to 1976. He was one of Italy's longest-serving post-war Prime Ministers, holding power for a combined total of more than six years.

A leader of Democrazia Cristiana (Christian Democracy, DC), Moro was considered an intellectual and a patient mediator, especially in the internal life of his party. He was kidnapped on March 16, 1978, by the Red Brigades (BR), and killed by them after 55 days of captivity.

Moro was born in Maglie, in the province of Lecce (Puglia), into a family from Ugento. At 4, he moved with his family to Milan, but they soon moved back to Puglia, where he gained a classical high school degree at Archita lyceum in Taranto. Till 1939 he studied Law at the University of Bari, an institution where he was later to hold the post of ordinary professor of philosophy of Law and Colonial Policy (1941) and of Criminal Law (1942).

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