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2006-04-19 07:55:50

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Italy's supreme court has confirmed Romano Prodi's razor-thin victory over Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in last week's general election, an Italian television news channel said on Wednesday. The 24-hour Sky TG24 news gave no source for its report.

2006-04-19 04:18:02

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's highest appeals court will announce the official results of last week's general election on Wednesday afternoon, court sources said.

2006-04-19 04:39:37

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's supreme court will announce the official results of last week's closely contested general election later on Wednesday, court sources said.

2006-04-18 04:06:56

By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Italy's 85-year-old president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi said he will not serve a second term in office when his mandate expires next month, adding further uncertainty to the country's poisoned political climate.

2006-04-17 10:59:13

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italian center-left leader Romano Prodi, still waiting for his election victory to be confirmed, rejected speculation on Monday that his weak majority would scare markets into doubting Italy's ability to stay in the euro.

2006-04-14 16:24:51

By Robin Pomeroy and Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's hopes of overturning his election loss were dashed on Friday when it emerged there were not enough disputed ballot papers to swing victory back from his rival, Romano Prodi.

2006-04-14 08:34:58

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's hopes of overturning his election loss were dashed on Friday when it emerged there were not enough disputed ballot papers to swing victory back from his rival, Romano Prodi.

2006-04-14 08:12:39

ROME (Reuters) - The number of contested ballots being checked after Italy's knife-edge general election is just 2,131, the Interior Ministry said on Friday, not enough to swing the victory back to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

2006-04-14 05:42:22

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's attempt to keep power by contesting the result of last weekend's election appeared to have failed on Friday with no evidence emerging to back his claims of irregularities.

2006-04-14 05:01:09

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's attempt to keep power by contesting the result of last weekend's election appeared to have failed on Friday with no evidence emerging to back his claims of irregularities.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.