ITALY: Rhodes Riots

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In Athens last week Greek newsboys pattering down the streets brought news to cause swarthy citizens to choke over their sweet coffee and baklava. In flaring headlines the newspaper Hestia claimed that during a riotous local election Italian carabinieri had swept down on the little village of Salacos on the Island of Rhodes firing volleys into the unarmed villagers. Planes from the Italian base on Leros had bombed the town. Ten were killed, at least 30 wounded.

Confusing to the untraveled are the myriad land dots in the eastern Mediterranean, which loosely make up the Isles of Greece. Three...

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