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Police target ‘Ndrangheta mafia in raids across Europe

By DW
06 December 2018   |   10:03 am
Police in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium have arrested several members of the Calabrian mafia. The 'Ndrangheta is heavily involved in Europe's cocaine trade.

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