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Giulia Bongiorno (C), lawyer of the former boyfriend of Amanda Knox, Raffaele Sollecito, speaks to journalists as she leaves Italy's Court of Cassation in Rome March 26, 2013. American Knox expressed pain on Tuesday over the decision by Italy's highest court to order a retrial for her and her former boyfriend for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher. The Court of Cassation overturned the 2011 acquittal of Knox and Sollecito and ordered a new trial, to be held in Florence.

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Italy court orders Knox retrial for Kercher murder

Italy's top court on Tuesday ordered a retrial of American Amanda Knox and a former boyfriend for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, re-opening a case that prompted harsh criticism of the Italian justice system.


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