More than 20 years ago, longtime Laval resident Michele Torre made a trip to Toronto to pick up a sealed container on orders from one of the most powerful Mob bosses in Canada. 1,132 more words
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Waseem Akhtar, a former member of parliament in Pakistan, was elected mayor of Karachi on Wednesday (Aug. 24), while still behind bars.
A politician with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), a political party that has ruled the metropolis for decades, Akhtar was a shoo-in to win the council elections, given his party’s control of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, which elects the mayor. 551 more words
Blood always leaves the brightest stains where the snow falls.Fresh out of lockup, Kazimir Markovic is focused on two things only—having Violet Gallucci back at his side, and putting his father in the ground. 638 more words
Introduction: A ‘dirty business’
The rules operative in the two major oath-bound criminal brotherhoods or mafias in Italy today, Cosa Nostra (Sicily) and the ’ndrangheta (Calabria), are notoriously flexible. 366 more words