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2006-04-10 22:00:15

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Center-left leader Romano Prodi claimed a knife-edge victory in Italy's general election on Tuesday, but Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's allies disputed the result and demanded a thorough review of the count.

2006-04-10 21:06:43

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Center-left leader Romano Prodi claimed a knife-edge victory in Italy's general election on Tuesday, but Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's allies disputed the result and demanded a "scrupulous" check of the count.

2006-04-10 20:29:27

ROME (Reuters) - Center-left leader Romano Prodi's alliance has won control of Italy's lower house of parliament in general elections, provisional final official data showed on Tuesday.

2006-04-10 20:00:22

ROME (Reuters) - Romano Prodi said early on Tuesday that his center-left alliance had defeated Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Italy's general election. "We have won," Prodi told flag-waving supporters in a packed Rome square.

2006-04-10 19:05:07

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Italy's election was too close to call on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his rival Romano Prodi neck-and-neck in a race that has split the nation and raised the specter of chronic political instability.

2006-04-10 16:18:12

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Italy's election was too close to call on Monday, with Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his rival Romano Prodi neck-and-neck in a race that has split the nation and raised the specter of chronic political instability.

2006-04-10 10:41:32

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Center-left leader Romano Prodi looked on course to beat Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Italy's general election, exit polls showed on Monday, as voters punished the government for failing to revive the economy.

2006-04-10 08:34:31

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Center-left leader Romano Prodi looks set to beat Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Italy's general election, winning a majority in both houses of parliament, according to exit polls released on Monday.

2006-04-09 17:16:05

By Nelson Graves ROME (Reuters) - Italians finish voting on Monday in a bitter election that could end Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's contentious five-year rule and return the center left to power. A second day of voting runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2006-04-09 12:08:56

ROME (Reuters) - Contestants in the Italian version of reality TV show Big Brother were briefly allowed out of their house on Sunday to let them vote in the general election.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.