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Death and Possible Torture of Italian Teen in Cairo Strains Diplomatic Relations

People carry the coffin of Giulio Regeni, a Cambridge University PhD student who was found dead bearing signs of torture after disappearing in Cairo last month, after the ceremony during his funeral in Fiumicello on February 12, 2016.   (DIEGO PETRUSSI/AFP/Getty Images)
People carry the coffin of Giulio Regeni, a Cambridge University PhD student who was found dead bearing signs of torture after disappearing in Cairo last month, after the ceremony during his funeral in Fiumicello on February 12, 2016. (DIEGO PETRUSSI/AFP/Getty Images)

ROME—As Italians mourned, Italy’s premier insisted Friday that his country’s friendship with Egypt can only exist “if the truth emerges” about the death of an...




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