Pietro Musumeci is a former general and deputy director of Italy's military intelligence agency, SISMI.
A member of Propaganda Due, Musumeci was convicted in 1985, along with other SISMI officers Francesco Pazienza and Giuseppe Belmonte, for embezzlement and criminal association. Musumeci and Belmonte were also convicted for possessing and transporting explosives. They tried to sidetrack the investigations on the 1980 Bologna train station bombing by simulating an attempt with explosives on a Taranto-Milan train, in January 1981 (the bombing was voluntarily thwarted by order of Musumeci).
A further conviction came in 1988, when he was also sentenced for slandering said investigation. Although acquitted on appeals, this sentence was upheld by the Italian Supreme Court in 1995.
A 1984 parliamentary inquiry indicated that irregularities at SISMI included the charge that Musumeci used the Camorra to negotiate the release of Ciro Cirillo, a Christian-democratic politician who was kidnapped by the Red Brigades.
One of the members of Musumeci's office, colonel Camillo Guglielmi, was in the same street in which former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro was kidnapped, on 16 March 1978.
Pietro Musumeci is a former general and deputy director of Italy's military intelligence agency, SISMI . A member of Propaganda Due , Musumeci was convicted in 1985, along with other SISMI officers Francesco Pazienza and Giuseppe Belmonte , for embezzlement and criminal association. Musumeci and Belmonte were also convicted for possessing and transporting explosives. They tried to sidetrack the investigations on the 1980 Bologna train station bombing by simulating an attempt with explosives on a Taranto-Milan train, in January 1981 (the bombing was voluntarily thwarted by order of Musumeci). A further conviction came in 1988, when he was also sentenced for slandering said investigation. Although acquitted on appeals, this sentence was upheld by the Italian Supreme Court in 1995. A 1984 parliamentary inquiry indicated that irregularities at SISMI included the charge that Musumeci used the Camorra to negotiate the release of Ciro Cirillo , a Christian-democratic politician who was kidnapped by the Red Brigades
Musumeci is a family name of Italian origin. It may refer to: Maddalena Musumeci , Italian water polo player Nello Musumeci , Italian right wing politician Nina Musumeci , American beauty queen Pietro Musumeci , Italian general and deputy director of Italy's military intelligence agency Tuccio Musumeci , Italian actor and comedian Musumeci is a family name of Italian origin. It may refer to: Maddalena Musumeci , Italian water polo player Nello Musumeci , Italian right wing politician Nina Musumeci , American beauty queen Pietro Musumeci , Italian general and deputy director of Italy's military intelligence agency Tuccio Musumeci , Italian actor and comedian
The Bologna massacre (Italian: strage di Bologna) was a terrorist bombing of the Central Station at Bologna, Italy, on the morning of 2 August 1980, which killed 85 people and wounded more than 200. The attack was carried out by the neo-fascist terrorist organization Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari (Armed Revolutionary Groups), which always denied any involvement; other theories have been proposed, especially in correlation with the strategy of tension. The bombing is the fourth deadliest terrestrial terrorist attack in Western Europe behind the Nice attack in July 2016, the Paris attacks in November 2015, and the Madrid train bombings in March 2004. Bombing Rescuers carrying a victim. Bystanders assisted with the rescue operations. At 10:25 a.m., a time-bomb contained in an unattended suitcase detonated inside an air-conditioned waiting room, which, the month being August (and with air conditioning being uncommon in Italy at the time), was crammed full of people. The explosion destroyed most of th
Il lumacone (The Big Snail) is a 1974 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Paolo Cavara . Cast Turi Ferro as Gianni Rodinò Agostina Belli as Elisa Ninetto Davoli as Ginetto Francesco Mulè as Pietro Gabriella Giorgelli as Paola Isa Danieli as Carmela Fioretta Mari as Teresa Liù Bosisio as The lodger Franca Alma Moretti as Giorgina Tuccio Musumeci as The usher Gianfranco Barra as The doorman Giorgio Bixio as Don Mauro Franco Bracardi as Giorgina's client References Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059350 . Achille Valdata (15 January 1975). "Amore e spaghetti". La Stampa . p. 7. External links Il lumacone on Internet Movie Database Il lumacone (The Big Snail) is a 1974 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Paolo Cavara . Cast Turi Ferro as Gianni Rodinò Agostina Belli as Elisa Ninetto Davoli as Ginetto Francesco Mulè as Pietro Gabriella Giorgelli as Paola Isa Danieli as Carmela Fioretta Mari as Teresa Liù Bosisio as The lodger Franca
The Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari ( Italian: , Armed Revolutionary Core), abbreviated NAR , was an Italian neofascist Militant organization active from 1977 to November 1981. It committed 33 murders in four years, and had planned to assassinate Francesco Cossiga , Gianfranco Fini and Adolfo Urso . The group maintained close links with the Banda della Magliana , a Rome-based criminal organization, which provided such logistical support as lodging, false papers, weapons, and bombs to the NAR. In November 1981, it was discovered that the NAR hid weapons in the basements of the Health Ministry. The first trial against them sentenced 53 persons on 2 May 1985, on charges of terrorist activities. Members The NAR were directed by former RAI child actor , Valerio Fioravanti , his brother Cristiano Fioravanti , Dario Pedretti , Francesca Mambro and Alessandro Alibrandi , who were previous militants of the Movimento Sociale Italiano (MSI). Other important members included: Luigi Ciavardini , Gilberto Cavallini , Stefano
La matassa ("The skein") is a 2009 Italian comedy film written and directed by Giambattista Avellino and by Ficarra e Picone . The film was a box office success, ranking first for two weeks at the Italian box office and grossing $10,007,765. Cast Ficarra : Gaetano Picone : Paolo Anna Safroncik : Olga Claudio Gioè : Antonio Domenico Centamore : Ignazio Pino Caruso : Don Gino Tuccio Musumeci : Totò Mario Pupella : Don Mimí Mariella Lo Giudice : Paolo's Mother Rosa Pianeta : Gaetano's Mother Giovanni Martorana : Pietro Gino Astorina : Police Commissioner References Michela Proietti (25 March 2009). "Striscia la matassa" . Corriere della Sera . p. 15 . Retrieved 6 October 2014 . "La matassa" . Box Office Mojo . Retrieved 6 October 2014 . External links La matassa on Internet Movie Database La matassa ("The skein") is a 2009 Italian comedy film written and directed by Giambattista Avellino and by Ficarra e Picone . The film was a box office success, ranking first for two weeks at the Italian box office and gross
A list of notable Italian Social Movement politicians: Roberto Alboni Gianni Alemanno Beppe Alfano Giorgio Almirante Fortunato Aloi Gian Franco Anedda Filippo Anfuso Giovanni Maria Angioy (politico) Alberto Arrighi Giovanni Artieri Andrea Augello Cesco Giulio Baghino Domenico Antonio Basile Viviana Beccalossi Filippo Berselli Gino Birindelli Casimiro Bonfiglio Junio Valerio Borghese Giovanni Andrea Borromeo d'Adda Teodoro Buontempo Antonino Buttafuoco Giuseppe Calabrò Antonio Nicola Cantalamessa Giulio Caradonna Marco Cellai Adriano Cerquetti Pietro Cerullo Antonio Cicchetti Giancarlo Cito Giulio Conti Massimo Corsaro Alfredo Covelli Nicolò Cristaldi Araldo di Crollalanza Alfredo Cucco Euprepio Curto Saverio D'Aquino Carlo Aristide Dal Sasso Marcello De Angelis Riccardo De Corato Giovanni De Lorenzo Augusto De Marsanich Ernesto De Marzio Olindo Del Donno Raffaele Delfino Renzo de' Vidovich Ferdinando Di Nardo Beniamino Donnici Enzo Erra Lando Ferretti Gianfranco Fini Domenico Fisichella Michele Florino Alessa
Holy Water Joe ( Italian : Acquasanta Joe ) is a 1971 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Mario Gariazzo . Plot In the immediate aftermath of the War Between the States Jeff Donovan's outlaw gang disguised as soldiers of both the Confederacy and the Union rob banks using a cannon concealed in a wagon. A man about town by the name of Holy Water Joe, to differentiate between his father, Fire Water Joe finds himself penniless when all his savings are gone due to a bank robbery by the Donovan gang. Joe finds an opportunity to recoup some of his losses when he captures a deserter from the gang and sells him to Donovan that creates double dealing and gunplay. Cast Lincoln Tate as Holy Water Joe Ty Hardin as Jeff Donovan Richard Harrison as Charlie Bennett Giulio Baraghini as Jim (credited as Lee Banner) Silvia Monelli as Estella Tuccio Musumeci as The Sicilian Pietro Ceccarelli as Sgt. Butch Dante Maggio as The Banker Mario Novelli as Donovan Henchman References Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'itali
On April 27, 1981, the Red Brigades kidnapped the 60-year-old Christian Democrat (DC) politician Ciro Cirillo and killed his two-man escort in the garage of his Naples apartment building. At the time Cirillo directed reconstruction efforts in Campania devastated by the earthquake in the Irpinia region on November 23, 1980. He was released after a controversial deal with the Camorra . Natural target Cirillo, photographed during his kidnapping by the Red Brigades . Cirillo was a key figure in the Campanian regional DC hierarchy. He was the right-hand man of Antonio Gava – one of the national leaders of the Doroteo faction of the DC –, responsible for appointments and public works contracts, and someone who knew a great deal about all the ‘behind the scenes’ deals of local Neapolitan politics. As the regional councillor for urban planning, he was in charge of the reconstruction after the 1980 earthquake. Cirillo was, therefore, a natural target for the Neapolitan column of the Red Brigades led by Giovanni Se
Giuseppe Valerio "Giusva" Fioravanti (born 28 March 1958) is an Italian who, with Francesca Mambro , was a leading figure in a far right terrorist group Nuclei Armati Rivoluzionari ("Armed Revolutionary Nuclei" or NAR). Fioravanti appeared in films and television from a young age, and in his early teens was the most famous child in Italy. He and Mambro were fugitives wanted for terrorist offences by their early twenties, they spent a further period on the run while wanted for the Bologna bombing. Both were captured after gunfights with police. Although Fioravanti, Mambro and a third NAR mamber were convicted of the bombing, there were those who thought that a higher level of the conspiracy was never uncovered. Fioravanti and Mambro admit carrying out terrorist murders, but have always denied any involvement in the Bologna station bomb. Biography Background Fioravanti was born in Rovereto to a Roman family, his father was a television presenter. As a child actor, Fioravanti starred in a popular series of the 1
Leopoldo Trieste (3 May 1917 in Reggio Calabria – 25 January 2003 in Rome) was an Italian actor, film director and script writer. Trieste was born in Reggio Calabria. He worked with directors such as Pietro Germi, Francis Ford Coppola, Giuseppe Tornatore, Mario Bava, Tinto Brass, Charles Vidor, René Clément and Federico Fellini. Filmography as actor Preludio d'amore (1947) as Paolo The White Sheik (1952) as Ivan Cavalli The Counterfeiters (1953) as Brigadiere Caputo I vitelloni (1953) as Leopoldo Vannucci Un giorno in pretura (1954) as Leopoldo Dov'è la libertà? (1954) as Abramo Piperno Un americano a Roma (1954) as Spettatore alla TV Via Padova 46 (1954) as The Man with a Cigarette Il segno di Venere (1955) as Pittore Buonanotte... avvocato! (1955) as Neighbor (uncredited) Il padrone sono me (1955) as Il filosofo Destinazione Piovarolo (1955) as L'ispettore delle ferrovie Il coraggio (1955) as Rag. Rialti We're All Necessary (1956) Un eroe dei nostri tempi (1957) as Aurelio A Farewell to Ar
Propaganda Due (Italian pronunciation: ; P2) was a Masonic lodge founded in 1945 that, by the time its Masonic charter was withdrawn in 1976, had transformed into a clandestine, pseudo-Masonic, ultraright   organization operating in contravention of Article 18 of the Constitution of Italy that banned secret associations. In its latter period, during which the lodge was headed by Licio Gelli, P2 was implicated in numerous Italian crimes and mysteries, including the collapse of the Vatican-affiliated Banco Ambrosiano, the murders of journalist Mino Pecorelli and banker Roberto Calvi, and corruption cases within the nationwide bribe scandal Tangentopoli. P2 came to light through the investigations into the collapse of Michele Sindona's financial empire. P2 was sometimes referred to as a "state within a state" or a "shadow government". The lodge had among its members prominent journalists, members of parliament, industrialists, and military leaders—including Silvio Berlusconi, who later beca
This is a list of male actors from Italy , which generally means those who reside in Italy or those who have appeared largely in Italy film productions. The origin of this list is in collation of actor-stubs that contain reference to the actor or actress being an "Italian actor" or other indicative phrase. It also includes all actors in Category:Italian actors . Persons are listed alphabetically according to their surname. For a complete list of female Italian actresses, see: List of Italian actresses . A Michele Abbruzzo (1904–1996) Alessandro De Marco Stefano Accorsi (born 1971) Antonio Acqua Giuseppe Addobbati Gianni Agus Antonio Albanese Giorgio Albertazzi Gigio Alberti Guido Alberti Giampiero Albertini Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo Antonio Allocca Ernesto Almirante Luigi Almirante Roberto Alpi Tullio Altamura Gerardo Amato Claudio Amendola Ferruccio Amendola Pino Ammendola Giuseppe Anatrelli Felice Andreasi Oscar Andriani Enzo Andronico Nando Angelini Franco Angrisano Corrado Annicelli Gabriele Antonini
Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Summer Olympics Water polo at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the Olympic Aquatic Centre where women competed for only the second time in the event at the Summer Olympics. Twelve teams battled it out for the gold medal in the men's event, where Russia was trying to avenge their defeat by Hungary at the Sydney Olympics. There were eight teams in the women's event where holders Australia were hoping to retain the title. Men's teamsGroup A: Croatia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro and United States.Group B: Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Italy and Spain Women's teamsGroup A: Australia, Greece, Italy and Kazakhstan.Group B: Canada, Hungary, Russia and United States. Medalists Men's Gold Silver Bronze Hungary Tibor BenedekPéter BirosRajmund FodorIstván GergelyTamás KásásGergely KissNorbert MadarasTamás MolnárÁdám SteinmetzBarnabás SteinmetzZoltán SzécsiTamás VargaAttila Vári Serbia and Montenegro Aleksandar ĆirićVladimir Gojkovi
The Italian Figure Skating Championships ( Italian : Campionati Italiani di Figura ) are a competition held annually to determine the national champions of Italy . Medals may be awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles , pair skating , and ice dancing . Senior medalists Men Senior men Year Location Gold Silver Bronze Details 1945 Carlo Fassi 1946 Carlo Fassi 1947 Carlo Fassi 1948 Carlo Fassi 1949 Carlo Fassi 1950 Carlo Fassi 1951 Carlo Fassi 1952 Carlo Fassi 1953 Carlo Fassi 1954 Milan Carlo Fassi 1955 Turin 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 1957 1958 1959 1960 Asiago 1961 Milan Giordano Abbondati 1962 Milan Giordano Abbondati 1963 Bolzano Giordano Abbondati 1964 Giordano Abbondati 1965 Giordano Abbondati 1966 Giordano Abbondati 1967 1968 Giordano Abbondati 1969 1970 Stefano Bargauan 1971 Stefano Bargauan 1972 Stefano Bargauan 1973 Milan Stefano Bargauan Rolando Bragaglia 1974 Rolando Bragaglia 1975 1976 Bolzano Rolando Bragaglia 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 Bruno Delmaestro 1982 Bruno Delmaestro 1983 Br
Sicily is the largest region in Italy with a population of over five million and has contributed many famous names to all walks of life. Geographically, it is the largest and most populated island in the Mediterranean sea . Religious figures Saint Rosalie Interceding for the Plague–Stricken of Palermo , painting of Anthony van Dyck (1624), Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York City . Saint Agatha (231 – 351AD), martyr and patron saint of Catania Saint Lucy (283 – 304AD), martyr and patron saint of Syracuse Saint Vito (c. 290 – c. 290AD), martyr and patron saint of Mazara del Vallo Saint Mamilian (died 460), bishop of Palermo Saint Olivia (448-463), martyr and co-patron saint of Palermo Pope Agatho , Pope from 678 to 681 Pope Leo II , Pope from 682 to 683 Pope Sergius I , Pope from 687 to 701 Saint Rosalia (1130-1166), hermit and patron saint of Palermo Saint Albert (1240-1307), friar and patron saint of Trapani Nicolò de' Tudeschi "Panormitanus" , (1386-1445), canonist, pseudocardinal Benedict the Moor (1526-
List (by country) Name National party EP Group Country Constituency Maria Berger Social Democratic Party PES Austria Austria Herbert Bösch Social Democratic Party PES Austria Austria Mercedes Echerer The Greens–The Green Alternative G–EFA Austria Austria Harald Ettl Social Democratic Party PES Austria Austria Marialiese Flemming People's Party EPP–ED Austria Austria Gerhard Hager Freedom Party NI Austria Austria Wolfgang Ilgenfritz Freedom Party NI Austria Austria Othmar Karas People's Party EPP–ED Austria Austria Hans Kronberger Freedom Party NI Austria Austria Hans-Peter Martin Social Democratic Party PES Austria Austria Hubert Pirker People's Party EPP–ED Austria Austria Christa Prets Social Democratic Party PES Austria Austria Reinhard Rack People's Party EPP–ED Austria Austria Daniela Raschhofer Freedom Party NI Austria Austria Paul Rübig People's Party EPP
The 1169 Sicily earthquake occurred on 4 February 1169 at 07:00 on the eve of the feast of St. Agatha of Sicily (in southern Italy). It had an estimated magnitude of between 6.4 and 7.3 and an estimated maximum perceived intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Catania, Lentini and Modica were severely damaged. It triggered a tsunami. Overall, the earthquake is estimated to have caused the deaths of at least 15,000 people. Tectonic setting Main faults of the Siculo-Calabrian rift zone Sicily's considerable seismic activity is a product of plate tectonics: the island lies on part of the complex convergent boundary where the African Plate is subducting beneath the Eurasian Plate. This subduction zone is responsible for the formation of the stratovolcano Mount Etna. Most of the damaging earthquakes occur on the Siculo-Calabrian rift zone, a zone of extensional faulting which runs for about 370 kilometres (230 mi), forming three main segments through Calabria, along the east coast of Sici
This is a list from 19 July 1999. A Name Country National party European fraction Adam, Gordon Gordon Adam United Kingdom Labour Aelvoet, Magda Magda Aelvoet Belgium Agalev Aglietta, Maria Maria Aglietta Ahern, Nuala Nuala Ahern Ireland Green Party Ainardi, Sylviane Sylviane Ainardi Alavanos, Alexandros Alexandros Alavanos Greece Synaspismós Aldo, Blaise Blaise Aldo Amadeo, Amedeo Amedeo Amadeo Anastassopoulos, Georgios Georgios Anastassopoulos Greece Andersson (politician), Jan Jan Andersson (politician) Sweden Swedish Social Democratic Party Anne André-Léonard Niall Andrews Roberta Angelilli Julio Añoveros Trias de Bes Bernard Antony Pedro Aparicio Sánchez Javier Areitio Toledo Stylianos Argyros Miguel Arias Cañete Aldo Arroni Corrado Augias Paraskevas Avgerinos Claudio Azzolini B Jean Baggioni Francesco Baldarelli Monica Baldi Valerio Baldini Richard Balfe Mary Banotti Otto Bardong Enrique Barón Crespo José Barros Moura Christine Barthet-Mayer Roger Barton Roberto Barzanti Jean-Pierre Bazin Jea
Raffaele Caravaglios ( Castelvetrano , 28 December 1864 – Naples , 29 November 1941) was an Italian bandmaster . Biography He was born in Castelvetrano (in the province of Trapani ) from Giuseppa Margiotta, a housewife and Francesco Caravaglios, a violin and trumpet teacher and bandmaster . The Caravaglios were native of Spain : in 1856 Raffaele’s grandfather, who was a composer for bands and orchestras, was called from Castelvetrano to substitute the master, and later appointed as local band master. As a young boy he made concerts, accompanied by his father, in various towns in Sicily : when he was fourteen he was orphaned and admitted to the Royal College of music in Palermo , where he studied and got the diploma in violin and composition when 18 years old. While he was conducting one of Wagner’s pieces during the rehearsal for an exhibition, he received the congratulations by the author himself who was in Palermo at that time and visiting the Conservatory . In 1884 he was appointed as the director of the
Pallacanestro Trapani , known for sponsorship reasons as Lighthouse Conad Trapani , is an Italian professional basketball team based in Trapani , Sicily . It plays in the second division Serie A2 as of the 2015-16 season. Season by season Note: Statistics are correct as of 17 June 2015. Season Tier League Pos. W L Postseason W L Italian Cup Ref. 1958–59 6 Prima Divisione 2nd no Playoff no Cup 1959–60 6 Prima Divisione 1st Promoted no Cup 1960–61 5 Promozione 1st Promoted no Cup 1961–62 4 Serie C 1st Promoted no Cup 1962–63 3 Serie B 1st 8 0 Promoted 6 2 no Cup 1963–64 2 Serie A 9th 4 14 Relegated – – no Cup 1964–65 3 Serie B ? ? ? no Playoff – – no Cup 1965–66 3 Serie C 5th 9 7 no Playoff – – no Cup 1966–67 3 Serie C / – – Withdrew – – no Cup 1967–68 4 Serie D ? ? ? no Playoff – – no Cup 1968–69 4 Serie D ? ? ? no Playoff – – no Cup 1969–70 4 Serie D ? ? ? no Playoff – – no Cup 1970–71 4 Serie D ? ? ? no Playoff – – Fourth round 1971–72 4 Serie D ? ? ? Promoted ? ? First round 1972–73 3 S
Bologna ( bə- LOHN -yə ; Italian pronunciation: ; Emilian : Bulåggna , pronounced ; Latin : Bŏnṓnĭa ) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy . It is the seventh most populous city in Italy, located in the heart of a metropolitan area (officially recognised by the Italian government as a città metropolitana ) of about one million. The first settlements date back to at least 1000 BC. The city has been an urban centre, first under the Etruscans (Velzna/Felsina) and the Celts (Bona), then under the Romans (Bononia), then again in the Middle Ages , as a free municipality (for one century it was the fifth largest European city based on population). Home to the oldest university in the world , University of Bologna , founded in 1088, Bologna hosts thousands of students who enrich the social and cultural life of the city. Famous for its towers and lengthy porticoes , Bologna has a well-preserved historical centre (one of the largest in Italy) thanks to a careful restoration a
Verrès Castle ( Italian : Castello di Verrès , French : Château de Verrès ) is a fortified 14th-century castle in Verrès , in the lower Aosta Valley , in north-western Italy. It has been called one of the most impressive buildings from the Middle Ages in the area. Built as a military fortress by Yblet de Challant in the fourteenth century, it was one of the first examples of a castle constructed as a single structure rather than as a series of buildings enclosed in a circuit wall. The castle stands on a rocky promonitory on the opposite side of the Dora Baltea from Issogne Castle . The castle dominates the town of Verrès and the access to the Val d'Ayas . From the outside it looks like an austere cube, thirty metres long on each side and practically free of decorative elements. History Origins Portrait of Yblet de Challant The earliest documents attesting the existence of a castle at Verrès (in the possession of the De Verretio family) date to 1287. At that time, control of the area was contested between t
The miR-16 microRNA precursor family is a group of related small non-coding RNA genes that regulates gene expression. miR-16, miR-15, mir-195 and miR-457 are related microRNA precursor sequences from the mir-15 gene family (). This microRNA family appears to be vertebrate specific and its members have been predicted or experimentally validated in a wide range of vertebrate species (MIPF0000006). Background The human miR-16 precursor was discovered through detailed expression profile and Karyotype analyses of patients by Calin and colleagues. Karyotyping of chromosome structures from individuals with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemias (B-CLL) found that more than half have alterations in the 13q14 region.  Deletions of this well characterised 1 megabase region of the genome  was also observed in approximately 50% of mantle cell lymphoma, up to 40% of multiple myeloma, and 60% of prostate cancers. Comprehensive screenings of the region at the time did not provide consistent evidence
There are various regional Southern Italy autonomist movements , covering the political spectrum from socialist to Bourbon monarchist . Since the fall of the Roman Empire , Southern Italy often experienced distinct historical developments when compared to Northern Italy . As a result, it has developed distinctive cultures and identities that persist to this day. After the Kingdom of Italy took control of the south in 1861, as well as the rest of Italy apart from present day Veneto , Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol , which were annexed later, it took many years before resistance died down and central authority was established. During World War II there were fresh attempts by Sicilians to achieve independence. Political groups continue to advocate greater autonomy, or sometimes even independence, for southern Italy. However, the demand for autonomy or independence, with the exception of the island of Sardinia which is often included as part of Southern Italy, is now weaker in the South th
Enel is an Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas. Enel, which originally stood for National Board for Electricity ( Ente nazionale per l'energia elettrica ), was first established as a public body at the end of 1962, and then transformed into a limited company in 1992. In 1999, following the liberalization of the electricity market in Italy, Enel was privatized. As of February 2015, the Italian government is the owner of 25.5% of the company's shares . In 2014, Enel employed about 70,000 people, works in about 30 countries and at the end of 2013 – with 80.5 billion euro of revenue and a market capitalization of 31 billion euro – is the 56th company in the world by revenue. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index . History 1898–1962: Towards a national policy for electricity The hydroelectric power station of Rocchetta a Volturno In 1898, the production of electricity in Italy was of 100 million kilowatt hours reaching a value of over
The kidnapping of Aldo Moro (Italian: Rapimento di Aldo Moro) was a seminal event in Italian political history. On the morning of 16 March 1978, the day on which the new cabinet led by Giulio Andreotti was supposed to have undergone a confidence vote in the Italian Parliament, the car of Aldo Moro, former prime minister and then president of Christian Democracy (Italian: Democrazia Cristiana, or DC, Italy's relative majority party at the time), was assaulted by a group of Red Brigades (Italian: Brigate Rosse, or BR) terrorists in Via Fani in Rome. Firing automatic weapons, the terrorists killed Moro's bodyguards, (two Carabinieri in Moro's car and three policemen in the following car) and kidnapped him. On 9 May 1978 Moro's body was found in the trunk of a Renault 4 in Via Caetani after 55 days of imprisonment, during which Moro was submitted to a political trial by the so-called "people's court" set up by the Brigate Rosse and the Italian government was asked for an exchange of prisoners. Despite the commo
This is a list of the 87 members of the European Parliament for Italy in the 1999 to 2004 session . List Name National party EP Group Generoso Andria EPP–ED Roberta Angelilli UEN Paolo Bartolozzi EPP–ED Sergio Berlato UEN Fausto Bertinotti EUL–NGL Roberto Felice Bigliardo UEN Guido Bodrato EPP–ED Emma Bonino NI Mario Borghezio NI Enrico Boselli PES Giuseppe Brienza EPP–ED Renato Brunetta EPP–ED Giorgio Calò ELDR Marco Cappato NI Massimo Carraro PES Giorgio Celli Federation of the Greens G–EFA Luigi Cesaro EPP–ED Luigi Cocilovo EPP–ED Armando Cossutta EUL–NGL Paolo Costa ELDR Raffaele Costa EPP–ED Gianfranco Dell'alba NI Benedetto Della Vedova NI Marcello Dell'Utri EPP–ED Luigi Ciriaco De Mita EPP–ED Giuseppe Di Lello Finuoli EUL–NGL Antonio Di Pietro ELDR Olivier Dupuis NI Michl Ebner EPP–ED Carlo Fatuzzo EPP–ED Giovanni Claudio Fava PES Enrico Ferri
Italy competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, China. The country sent a delegation of 344 athletes to compete. Medalists Medal Name Sport Event Date Gold Matteo Tagliariol Fencing Men's individual épée August 10 Gold Giulia Quintavalle Judo Women's 57 kg August 11 Gold Valentina Vezzali Fencing Women's individual foil August 11 Gold Federica Pellegrini Swimming Women's 200 m freestyle August 13 Gold Chiara Cainero Shooting Women's skeet August 14 Gold Andrea Minguzzi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 84 kg August 14 Gold Alex Schwazer Athletics Men's 50 km walk August 22 Gold Roberto Cammarelle Boxing Super heavyweight August 24 Silver Giovanni Pellielo Shooting Men's trap August 10 Silver Ilario Di BuòMarco GaliazzoMauro Nespoli Archery Men's team August 11 Silver Francesco D'Aniello Shooting Men's double trap August 12 Silver Alessia Filippi Swimming Women's 800 m freestyle August 16 Silver Luca AgamennoniSimone VenierRos
This is a list of the 78 members of the European Parliament for Italy in the 2004 to 2009 session . The names in dark blue are MEPs that had already been elected in the European Parliament . List Name National party EP Group Constituency Agnoletto Vittorio Communist Refoundation Party EUL–NGL North-West Albertini Gabriele Forward Italy EPP–ED North-West Bonsignore Vito Union of Christian and Centre Democrats EPP–ED North-West Borghezio Mario North League IND&DEM North-West Chiesa Giulietto Italy of Values ELDR North-West Fatuzzo Carlo Pensioners' Party EPP–ED North-West Ferrari Francesco Democratic Party ELDR North-West Frassoni Monica Federation of the Greens G–EFA North-West Gawronski Jas Forward Italy EPP–ED North-West La Russa Romano Maria National Alliance UEN North-West Locatelli Pia Elda Democratic Party PES North-West Mantovani Mario Forward Italy EPP–ED North-West Mauro Mario
This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in water polo . Men Games Gold Silver Bronze 1900 Paris Great Britain (GBR) Thomas Coe John Derbyshire Peter Kemp William Lister Arthur Robertson Eric Robinson George Wilkinson Belgium (BEL) Henri Cohen Jean de Backer Victor de Behr Fernand Feyaerts Oscar Grégoire Albert Michant Victor Sonnemans France (FRA) Thomas Burgess Alphonse Decuyper Jules Clévenot Louis Laufray Henri Peslier Pesloy Paul Vasseur France (FRA) Eugène Coulon Fardelle Favier Leriche Louis Martin Désiré Mérchez Charles Treffel 1908 London Great Britain (GBR) George Cornet Charles Forsyth George Nevinson Paul Radmilovic Charles Smith Thomas Thould George Wilkinson Belgium (BEL) Victor Boin Herman Donners Fernand Feyaerts Oscar Grégoire Herman Meyboom Albert Michant Joseph Pletinckx Sweden (SWE) Robert Andersson Erik Bergvall Pontus Hanson Harald Julin Torsten Kumfeldt Axel Runström Gunnar Wennerström 1912 Stockholm Great Britain (GBR) Isaac Bentham Charles Bugbee
This is a List of Members of the European Parliament serving in the sixth term (2004–2009). It is sorted by an English perception of surname treating all variations of de/di/do, van/von, Ó, and so forth as part of the collation key, even if this is not the normal practice in a member's own country. This list was initially published by the Parliament at the convening on 20 July 2004, amended on 21 July when the Lega Nord affiliated to the Independence and Democracy group, and then further updated with replacements. Members from Bulgaria and Romania, appointed by their parliaments, became full members on 1 January 2007; some of these participated in the formation of the new Identity, Tradition, Sovereignty group in the following sitting of the Parliament, but this broke up later the same year. List Name Country Region Party Group Adamos Adamou Cyprus AKEL EUL/NGL Vittorio Agnoletto Italy Southern RC EUL/NGL Vincenzo Aita from 19 Jun 2006 Italy RC EUL/NGL Gabriele Albertini Italy North-West FI EPP-ED Jim All
2016 is the ninth competitive season for the Cairns based Sea Swift Northern Pride Rugby League Football Club . They played in the QRL state competition, the Intrust Super Cup . 14 clubs competed, with each club playing 23 matches (12 home and 11 away) over 25 rounds. Staff Coaches Managers High Performance Unit Player managers Squad Backs Linc Port (Fullback/Centre) Khan Ahwang (Fullback/Centre) Luke George (vc) (Wing) Justin Castellaro (Centre) Rajan Opetaia-Halls (Wing/Centre) Akeripa Tia-Kilife (Wing/Centre) Brayden Torpy (Halfback) Jordan Biondi-Odo (Five-eighth) Jared Allen (Five-eighth) Forwards Ryan Ghietti (c) (Hooker) Jack Svendsen (Prop) David Murphy (Prop) Sheldon Powe-Hobbs (Lock/Second Row) Vaipuna Tia Kilifi (Second Row) Rajan Opetia-Halls (Second Row) Tom Hancock (Second Row) Ben Reuter (Second Row) Lachlan Parmenter (Second Row) Ben Schell Denzel King (Dummy Half) Keelan White North Queensland Cowboys allocation Ben Spina (Prop) Javid Bowen (Wing) Patrick Kafusi (Prop) Shaun Hudson (Wing) Lac