Biggest mafia trial in decades opens in Italy

 Biggest mafia trial in decades opens in Italy

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LAMEZIA TERME, Italy — A trial with more than 320 defendants began Wednesday in southern Italy against the ’ndrangheta crime syndicate, arguably the world’s richest criminal organization that quietly amassed power as the Sicilian Mafia lost influence. Expected to take at least a year, the trial is taking place in a specially constructed high-security bunker…