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Italy's fight against tax dodgers

In mid-August, the Italian government voted through a 45.5-billion euro austerity plan. But back-tracking and political wrangling has left several of those measures unravelling. Amongst them was a crackdown on tax evasion. It's a problem which costs Italy's economy an estimated 120 billion euros a year. We take a closer look at the government's fight against the tax dodgers.

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2014-09-01 USA

US tobacco giants want lion's share of e-cigarette business

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2014-08-29 refugees

France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

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2014-08-26 unrest

Far-right ‘Russian Jihad’ fighters cross into Ukraine

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