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2006-06-26 14:42:36

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Italians resoundingly rejected a proposal to overhaul Italy's constitution on Monday as voters rewarded the new government and delivered a fresh blow to former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi two months after he lost power.

2006-06-26 09:40:09

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Italian voters appeared to have rejected constitutional reforms that would have strengthened the prime minister's powers and given regions greater autonomy, early ballot counting showed on Monday.

2006-06-26 08:10:35

ROME (Reuters) - Italian voters appear to have rejected constitutional reforms that would have strengthened the prime minister's powers and given regions greater autonomy, according to television opinion poll.

2006-06-26 03:47:05

By Nelson Graves ROME (Reuters) - Italy held a second day of voting on Monday in a referendum that could rewrite the constitution to strengthen the prime minister's powers and give regions greater autonomy.

2006-06-25 03:54:44

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Italians began voting on Sunday in a two-day referendum that could herald the biggest constitutional shake-up in half a century if Prime Minister Romano Prodi fails to convince the country to reject it.

2006-06-23 12:30:36

By James Eve and Riccardo Fabiani ROME (Reuters) - Top football teams, officials and referees charged in Italy's match-fixing scandal declared their innocence on Friday ahead of a sports trial that may lead to the relegation of champions Juventus.

2006-05-31 09:35:00

A move by the new center-left government suggesting it might break with the conservative past by favoring embryonic stem cell research caused a political storm in Italy on Wednesday.

2006-05-30 02:34:56

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left coalition swept three big cities in Italy's local polls, comfortably passing its first test at the ballot box since its narrow victory in last month's general election.

2006-05-29 10:42:29

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left bloc, in its first test since narrowly winning a general election, looked set on Monday to sweep at least three major cities in mayoral races, according to projected results.

2006-05-29 09:28:37

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Romano Prodi's centre-left bloc, in its first test since winning April general elections, looked set on Monday to sweep at least three major cities in mayoral races, according to a poll after the vote.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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