Who is Cesare Battisti, the convicted murderer who spent a life on the run?

Who is Cesare Battisti, the convicted murderer who spent a life on the run?

Convicted as a murderer for bloodshed in the 1970s, former leftwing Italian activist Cesare Battisti has spent almost four decades at the centre of a legal and diplomatic saga.

Italian ex-militant Battisti arrested in Bolivia

Italian ex-militant Battisti arrested in Bolivia

Brazil orders arrest of Cesare Battisti, former far-left militant wanted in Italy

Brazil orders arrest of Cesare Battisti, former far-left militant wanted in Italy

Brazil’s new president vows to extradite Italian ‘terrorist’ Battisti as a ‘gift’

Brazil’s new president vows to extradite Italian ‘terrorist’ Battisti as a ‘gift’

What a small town in Italy has to do with the presidential election in Brazil

What a small town in Italy has to do with the presidential election in Brazil

Italian one of the winners of ‘Nobel prize for maths’

Italian one of the winners of ‘Nobel prize for maths’

Brazil delays extradition hearing for Italian fugitive

Brazil delays extradition hearing for Italian fugitive

Italy’s Enel becomes top solar player in Brazil

Italy’s Enel becomes top solar player in Brazil

Brazil arrests mafioso on the run since 1980s

Brazil arrests mafioso on the run since 1980s

Brazil orders deportation of Italian extremist

Brazil orders deportation of Italian extremist

Prandelli threatened and likened to Schettino

Prandelli threatened and likened to Schettino

Italy’s ‘Superman’ charged for pitch stunt

Italy’s ‘Superman’ charged for pitch stunt

Ancestry keeps Italy in the World Cup

Ancestry keeps Italy in the World Cup

The coach who took Italy to Brazil

The coach who took Italy to Brazil

Suarez risks World Cup ban after Italy bite

Suarez risks World Cup ban after Italy bite

‘We’re not afraid of the heat’: Prandelli

‘We’re not afraid of the heat’: Prandelli

Italy faces Costa Rica ‘with a degree of caution’

Italy faces Costa Rica ‘with a degree of caution’

Buffon return gives Italy Costa Rican boost

Buffon return gives Italy Costa Rican boost

‘We’re cautiously optimistic about Buffon’

‘We’re cautiously optimistic about Buffon’

Italy clinches World Cup win against England

Italy clinches World Cup win against England

Italy faces battle of the champions in Brazil

Italy faces battle of the champions in Brazil

Ten of Italy’s golden World Cup moments

Ten of Italy’s golden World Cup moments

Rai in trouble over ‘blasphemous’ advert

Rai in trouble over ‘blasphemous’ advert

‘England will be a challenge for Italy’: Abate

‘England will be a challenge for Italy’: Abate

Ten key players in Italy’s World Cup team

Ten key players in Italy’s World Cup team

Italy side looks to slay ghost of World Cup 2010

Italy side looks to slay ghost of World Cup 2010

Fake ‘priest’ caught with six kilos of cocaine

Fake ‘priest’ caught with six kilos of cocaine

‘Gay people should not be judged’ – Pope Francis

‘Gay people should not be judged’ – Pope Francis

Pope to meet youth on Brazilian beach

Pope to meet youth on Brazilian beach

Violent protest rages outside Italy-Spain match

Violent protest rages outside Italy-Spain match

Italy bid to avoid Spain semi-final clash

Italy bid to avoid Spain semi-final clash

Cesare Battisti is finally back in an Italian prison, nearly 40 years after he escaped

Cesare Battisti is finally back in an Italian prison, nearly 40 years after he escaped

Italian tourist killed in Rio after GPS misdirection

Italian tourist killed in Rio after GPS misdirection

Italian chef uses Olympics food waste to feed homeless

Italian chef uses Olympics food waste to feed homeless

Brazilian police arrest Italian extremist

Brazilian police arrest Italian extremist

Brazilian suspected of murdering Italian friend

Brazilian suspected of murdering Italian friend