ITALY: Trouble in Trieste

In Europe Trieste was a meaningful word. In Trieste the U.S. and Britain had at last said to the Red sea, swirling up from Yugoslavia: no further (TIME, June 4, June 18). Last week there was trouble again in Trieste. Its transport and public services were tied up by a general strike touched off by the arrest during the past fortnight of 50 persons (including the editor of the local Communist newspaper). The charge: violating military security. A second strike, postponed by trade unionists at the request of the Allied authorities, threatened....

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