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Topic - Romano Prodi
Former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi has been named U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy for the troubled Sahel region of Africa.
ROME — Conservative opposition leaders yesterday threatened to bring "millions" of demonstrators into Rome's streets if President Giorgio Napolitano does not call immediate elections in the wake of the collapse of Prime Minister Romano Prodi's center-left coalition.
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Gaza"s Hamas rulers of allowing al Qaeda to infiltrate the coastal strip, a charge denied by the militants.
ROME — President Bush yesterday defended his humanitarian record to Pope Benedict XVI, who expressed concern about "the worrisome situation in Iraq."
"The Tymoshenko case cannot hinder the future of the country and deeper ties between Europe and Ukraine," said former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi.
"You cannot stop history, and free and fair elections must presage this change."