Former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at the Senate in Rome on October 26. Photo: EPA-EFE
Former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at the Senate in Rome on October 26. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Italy court acquits former PM Silvio Berlusconi of bribing witness in underage prostitution case

  • Berlusconi was charged with paying an Italian singer US$162,000 to lie in a previous trial where he was accused of paying to have sex with a 17-year-old dancer
  • Berlusconi pleaded not guilty in the bribery trial and Rome prosecutor Roberto Felici told the court on Thursday that charges should be dropped

Former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at the Senate in Rome on October 26. Photo: EPA-EFE
Former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at the Senate in Rome on October 26. Photo: EPA-EFE
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