Latest Silvio Berlusconi Stories

2008-06-22 18:00:19

A family member of a suspect in the death of a British student killed in Italy has been accused of trying to interfere with the investigation, officials say. The Observer reported Sunday that Italian police are investigating the strangling and stabbing death of Meredith Kercher, a Briton found Nov.

2006-11-13 10:52:16

A government plan to build moveable flood barriers to protect the famous city of canals during high tides is a mistake, the mayor of Venice said Saturday.

2006-08-21 06:29:59

By Stephen Brown ROME (Reuters) - Italy is ready to lead a U.N. force in southern Lebanon if its European partners commit themselves to the operation, which the Italian opposition warned on Monday could prove to be a "kamikaze" mission.

2006-08-11 07:20:00

Amanda Ait-Jilal, a 27-year-old transsexual convicted for drug dealing, was in her cell wondering how she'd get through another year in jail when the prison guard came round.

2006-07-20 11:44:43

MILAN (Reuters) - A prosecutor has asked Italy's new justice minister to request the extradition of more than 20 CIA agents over the alleged kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in 2003, a judicial source said on Thursday.

2006-07-15 13:44:01

By Robin Pomeroy ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi told President Bush on Saturday that Italy could play a role in easing the Middle East crisis.

2006-07-12 16:19:07

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who lost power in April elections, attacked Italian magistrates on Wednesday for chasing after CIA agents and Italian spies over the alleged kidnap of a terrorism suspect.

2006-07-07 14:50:01

By Emilio Parodi and Sophie Hardach MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian judge on Friday ordered ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial for alleged fraud at broadcaster Mediaset, the latest in a string of court cases involving the country's richest man.

2006-07-07 11:13:22

By Emilio Parodi MILAN (Reuters) - A judge on Friday ordered Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial over alleged fraud at his family's broadcaster Mediaset.

2006-07-06 19:20:48

By Roberto Landucci ROME (Reuters) - Italy's former government probably knew about the alleged CIA abduction of a terrorism suspect in 2003, new Foreign Minister Massimo D'Alema said on Thursday, following the arrest of two Italian intelligence officials.

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