Protester and riot police in Rome
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Rome sees violent clashes over high-speed train plan

There have been clashes in Rome between riot police and demonstrators opposed to a high-speed rail link.

Hundreds of people took to the streets to voice their anger at plans to connect the Italian city of Turin to Lyon, in France, using a 57km tunnel under the Alps.

Catharina Moh reports.

  • 21 Nov 2013
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