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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Berlusconi lived in chaos, says girlfriend Francesca Pascale

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Berlusconi lived in chaos, says girlfriend Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi lived in chaos, with hangers-on taking advantage of him, his girlfriend has revealed. Francesca Pascale, 28, who is 49 years his junior, has divulged fresh details of their life together after appearing with him on the cover of Vanity Fair last month. Pascale, who caught ...

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    Italian Senate panel backs expulsion of Berlusconi from parliament

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Panel endorses Berlusconi removal An Italian Senate committee yesterday recommended that former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi be expelled from parliament after his conviction for tax fraud, paving the way for a final decision this month that could seal his political fate. The recommendation to kick out the man who has dominated Italian politics for the past two ...

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    Italy braced for market backlash after Silvio Berlusconi pulls plug on government

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Rome braced for market backlash Italy's economy minister played down the risk that financial markets will punish Italy when they open today, after Silvio Berlusconi pulled his ministers out of the cabinet and provoked a crisis that has increased the risk of early elections. The centre-right leader's dramatic move effectively brought down the government ...

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    Italian PM Letta to call confidence vote after resignations

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Letta to call confidence vote after resignations Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said that he would call for a confidence vote in parliament, most likely tomorrow, to clear up the political uncertainty surrounding his fragile government after the sudden resignation of five ministers belonging to Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right party. In the vote, ...

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    Silvio Berlusconi allies warn they will topple Enrico Letta if former PM is stripped of his seat

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Centre-right party threatens to quit coalition if ex-leader is stripped of senate seat Berlusconi allies warn they will topple PM Allies of Silvio Berlusconi stepped up pressure on the shaky coalition government of Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta yesterday, threatening to bring it down if the Senate votes to expel the former premier following his conviction ...

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    Italy’s top court begins crucial Berlusconi case hearing

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Italy’s supreme court heard on Tuesday Silvio Berlusconi’s last appeal against a jail sentence and ban from public office for tax fraud in a case which could threaten the survival of the shaky coalition government. If five top judges hand down the first definitive conviction to the four-times prime minister in dozens of court cases against him, it will mark the end ...

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    Italy to step up migrant boat patrols in hope of saving survivors from shipwreck

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 10:06am by Reuters in Rome

    ... Reuters in Rome Hundreds drowned in boat disasters last week Italy is to step up naval and air patrols in the southern Mediterranean to try to prevent repeats of the shipwrecks which have drowned hundreds of African migrants in two separate disasters in little more than a week. Prime Minister Enrico Letta said late on Saturday an “air and naval package” would be put in place south ...

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    Lampedusa migrant boat disaster death toll rises to 232

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 10:54am by Reuters in Lampedusa

    ... Reuters in Lampedusa More than 300 people feared drowned after the boat sinking Italian divers recovered dozens more bodies from a sunken migrant boat on Monday but struggled to free more corpses trapped inside the hulk before night fell. Over 300 people are feared drowned after the packed boat caught fire and capsized just 1 kilometre from their destination, the Sicilian island ...

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    Divers recover 10 more bodies after Italy shipwreck

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 05:46pm by Reuters in Lampedusa

    ... Reuters in Lampedusa Hundreds feared dead after boat carrying asylum-seekers sank near Lampedusa Divers began the recovery of dozens of migrants’ bodies on Sunday from a boat that sank last week off the coast of Sicily in one of the worst such disasters to hit people fleeing violence, poverty and oppression in Africa. About 500 migrants were packed onto the boat, which caught ...

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    Berlusconi conviction leaves Italian government hanging

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 09:50am by Reuters in Rome

    ... Reuters in Rome Former prime minister says he is a victim of persecution A ruling by Italy’s supreme court upholding a tax fraud conviction against former premier and centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi has left the fate of the country’s fragile ruling coalition resting in the balance. Just three months after centre-left Prime Minister Enrico Letta took office at the head ...




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