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More Package Bombs Discovered In Rome

Greek ambassador to Italy Michael E. Cambanis, center, stands outside the Greek Embassy in Rome, Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. A package bomb was found inside. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Greek ambassador to Italy Michael E. Cambanis, center, stands outside the Greek Embassy in Rome, Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. A package bomb was found inside.

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New parcel bombs have turned up at foreign embassies in Rome. CNN reports the Danish, Greek and Venezuelan diplomatic offices each got suspicious packages; the Danish package apparently contained an explosive but didn't blow up. ABC says experts defused the package at the Greek embassy. Last week, Italian anarchists claimed responsibility for letter bombs sent to the embassies of Chile and Switzerland that detonated, badly injuring two people. Time looks at the violent anarchist group, suspected in all the attacks.

Update at 9:15 am: Both AP and Reuters report with the exception of the device at the Greek Embassy, suspicious packages sent to the embassies of the Kuwait, Monaco, the Netherlands and Venezuela in Rome were all found to be false alarms. Similar false alarms were reported last week at the Irish and Ukranian embassies.

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