Death In Genoa

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Anti-globalization activist Carlo Giuliani lies dead after clashes with police in Genoa

At Genoa's Piazza Alimonda, the scene was set for violent tragedy. Smoke from burning rubbish bins mingled with tear gas and an acrid stench from the smoldering hulk of a police van in the nearby Corso Torino. Burned-out cars lined the streets. An automatic teller machine had been ripped out of a wall, banks and a real estate office trashed, stores looted. Demonstrators' makeshift flak jackets, fashioned from plastic water bottles and duct tape, littered the streets. Every uniformed figure became a target for some of the protesters; peaceful protesters and journalists became fair game for some of the...