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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Italian police arrest mayor of Venice in corruption investigation

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:30pm by AP

    ... and more than 30 other people have been arrested in a corruption scandal in which politicians allegedly financed election campaigns with €25 million (HK$264 million) in bribes from the consortium ... arrest, accused of illegally financing political parties. The others were accused of illicit party financing, corruption and fiscal fraud, among other charges. Orsoni's lawyer released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525280/italian-police-arrest-mayor-venice-corruption-investigation
  2. News - World - ITALY

    Mayor of quake-hit Italian city of L'Aquila quits after corruption scandal

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Quake city mayor quits over staff bribery arrests The mayor of the Italian city of L'Aquila, which was partially destroyed in a 2009 earthquake that killed 309 people, has quit after a corruption scandal involving members of his team. "I have no legitimacy left. I am tired. I am angry. I have suffered a full-on media attack. That is why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404058/mayor-quake-hit-italian-city-laquila-quits-after-corruption-scandal
  3. News - World - ITALY

    Italy sells off 52 luxury state cars on eBay for HK$4m

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 02:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... as highly symbolic, an attempt to reduce the costs of the political class which has been tainted by corruption scandals. More than one million people had visited eBay to view the cars which had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1486842/italy-sells-52-luxury-state-cars-ebay-hk4m
  4. News - World - ITALY

    Italy’s former prime minister Berlusconi back in court for bribery in new trial

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:11am by Agence France-Presse in Naples

    ... at the hearing and is not obliged to attend under Italian law. The 77-year-old is accused of giving 3 million euros (HK$32 million) in 2006 to Sergio De Gregorio, then a senator from the anti-corruption ... that corrupting the senator would have been impossible since every lawmaker can vote freely, whatever their party affiliation. Berlusconi this year will also be appealing against his prostitution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1425891/italys-former-prime-minister-berlusconi-back-court-bribery-new-trial
  5. News - World - ITALY

    Ex-Italian PM Berlusconi accused of paying off 'bunga bunga' party guests

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:24am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Rome Berlusconi's 'bunga bunga pay-offs' An Italian court has accused ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and his lawyers of tampering with evidence by paying off witnesses in a trial over his notorious "bunga bunga" parties. It sent documentation to prosecutors to investigate possible corruption of the judicial process. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1369841/ex-italian-pm-berlusconi-accused-paying-bunga-bunga-party-guests
  6. News - World - ITALY

    Door finally closes on Silvio Berlusconi with expulsion from Italian Senate

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 09:41am by NYT

    ... virtually untouchable, swatting away sex and corruption scandals. He is soon expected to start performing community service for the tax fraud conviction that formed the basis for his removal from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1367636/italian-senate-expels-defiant-ex-premier-berlusconi
  7. News - World - ITALY

    Silvio Berlusconi faces trial for bribing ex-senator De Gregorio to switch sides

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 05:08am by AFP

    ... and democratically chosen by millions," he said. Berlusconi has often been accused by opponents of buying votes, but this is the first time he has officially been charged with corrupting a politician. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1338394/silvio-berlusconi-faces-trial-bribing-ex-senator-de-gregorio-switch-sides
  8. News - World - ITALY

    Berlusconi court ruling 'like fall of Berlin Wall'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... or investigations involving the former Italian premier. Corruption: In February this year, Berlusconi was put under investigation for corruption and illegal financing of political parties by the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1293982/berlusconi-court-ruling-fall-berlin-wall
  9. News - World - ITALY

    Italian defence boss resigns over India bribe scandal

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... then transferred to accounts in India and Mauritius belonging to a company called Aeromatrix, the reports said. “The money was destined for intermediaries and to remunerate corrupt public officials,” ... and offices. The two are accused of international corruption and tax fraud. Italian prosecutors have requested the extradition of Haschke and Gerosa. During a raid on the house of Haschke’s mother, La ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1151178/italian-defence-boss-resigns-over-india-bribe-scandal
  10. News - World - ITALY

    Italian voters shun 5-Star as coalition gets needed electoral boost

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... by winning a quarter of the national vote as Italians turned their backs on traditional political parties, who they blamed for corruption, waste and mismanaging the economy. Pessato said the 5-Star ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1248565/italian-voters-shun-5-star-coalition-gets-needed-electoral-boost

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