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Pietro Musumeci

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).[1]

A further conviction came in 1988, when he was also sentenced for slandering said investigation.[2] 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.[3]

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.[4]

References
  1. "Former Top Intelligence Official Convicted, Sentenced". Associated Press. 1985-07-25.
  2. "Four Convicted Of Mass Murder In Italian Bombing That Killed 85". Associated Press. 1988-07-11.
  3. "Officers questioned on Bologna blast". The Guardian. 1984-10-22.
  4. "Gli interrogativi del caso Moro",
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Pietro Musumeci

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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



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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



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Mir-16 microRNA precursor family

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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 ( [1] ). 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 of involvem



List of members of the European Parliament for Italy, 2004–09

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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  



2016 Northern Pride RLFC season

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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



List of members of the European Parliament, 2004–09

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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



Italy at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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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 Buò Marco Galiazzo Mauro 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 Agamennoni Simone Venier Rossano Galtarossa Simone Raineri Rowing Men's quadruple scull





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