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Husband of Mussolini's granddaughter caught in teen sex scandal

ROME, March 11 (UPI) -- The husband of the granddaughter of World War II-era Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini has been caught up in a teen prostitution scandal, authorities say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
By United Press International

Italian winemaker says Hitler, Mussolini bottles 'joke gift'

UDINE, Italy, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- An Italian winemaker who sells bottles of the beverage featuring pictures of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini said the products are meant as "a joke gift."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 29, 2013.
By United Press International

Mayor to ban traffic on major Rome thoroughfare

ROME, July 5 (UPI) -- The mayor of Rome said Friday he plans to ban private vehicles from a major road to help preserve a number of ancient buildings along the thoroughfare.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 28, 2013.
By United Press International

The Italian mess

BRUSSELS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- There is a significant chance that by this time next week the world could be back in the throes of a full-blooded financial crisis.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Mussolini grandchild angered by TV comment

ROME, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Benito Mussolini's granddaughter stormed out of a TV studio Tuesday after another guest on the show said he did not respect the Fascist dictator.

Berlusconi partially commends Mussolini

MILAN, Italy, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi commended portions of Benito Mussolini's rule at a ceremony marking a Holocaust memorial in Milan.

Italy arrests 10 right wingers

NAPLES, Italy, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Italian police carried out a series of raids aimed at right-wing groups Thursday and charged 10 people with instigating or conducting political violence.

Work to begin on Rome Holocaust Museum

ROME, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Work will begin early in 2013 on Rome's national Holocaust Museum, Rome Mayor Gianni Alamanno said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
By United Press International

Mussolini's grandchild to run for premier

ROME, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The granddaughter of Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini confirmed Friday she will be running for prime minister in next year's elections.

Italy school defends Mussolini portrait

ASCVOLI PICENO, Italy, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The headmaster of an Italian high school defended the hanging of a portrait of former dictator Benito Mussolini as historical.

Rome mayor's son shown in Fascist salute

ROME, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The mayor of Rome said Tuesday the Italian edition of the Huffington Post website put his son at risk by publishing a photograph of him giving a fascist salute.

Italy honors Fascist military leader

AFFILE, Italy, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A taxpayer-funded memorial to Italian Fascist military leader and convicted war criminal Rodolfo Graziani is an outrage, the country's major leftist party says.

Germany has immunity for WW2 crimes

ROME, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Italy's highest court has voted to uphold a decision by an international court that Germany has immunity for crimes committed by the Nazis.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 29, 2012.
By United Press International
Mussolini granddaughter signs his photos

Mussolini granddaughter signs his photos

ROME, June 14 (UPI) -- The granddaughter of World War II-era Italian dictator Benito Mussolini signed two photos of the Fascist leader on the floor of the Chamber of Deputies.

Nazi war crime compensation ruling upheld

ROME, May 31 (UPI) -- Italy's highest court upheld an International Court of Justice ruling that Germany does not have to compensate Italian victims of Nazi war crimes.

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Officials investigate Mussolini bus sign

ROME, April 30 (UPI) -- Officials with a Rome transport company said they were investigating after a display honoring World War II dictator Benito Mussolini was photographed on a bus.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 28, 2012.
By United Press International

Mussolini villa to have Holocaust museum

ROME, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The Rome City Council approved construction of a Holocaust museum near Villa Torlonia, the former luxury home of Benito Mussolini, officials said.
Commentary: 'Beware Arab Spring'

Commentary: 'Beware Arab Spring'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The road map for a Palestinian state is for a road that’s no longer on the map. Grim forecasts for an Arab winter.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
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