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Topic - Silvio Berlusconi
Disgraced former Premier Silvio Berlusconi has been accused by the Italian court hearing his underage prostitution charges of paying off witnesses who wanted to testify about his so-called “bunga bunga” parties
Silvio Berlusconi, the former prime minister of Italy, has been accused in court documents of being the ring leader of "bunga bunga" sex parties held at his villa — the man behind the order for young women to perform pole dances and strip teases in front of select invited.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is defending former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, linking the septuagenarian media magnate's conviction for sex with underage prostitutes to criticism of Russia's new anti-gay law.
Silvio Berlusconi, former prime minister of Italy, raged against the nation's court system on Thursday, after supreme court judges ruled he was guilty of tax fraud and sentenced him to four years in jail.
The "bunga bunga" parties are over, but former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was sentenced last week to seven years in prison for having sexual relations several times with an underage prostitute, is not about to go quietly into the bad night.
Silvio Berlusconi's private disco featured not only aspiring show girls performing striptease acts as sexy nuns and nurses, but also dressed as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor whom the billionaire media mogul has accused of persecuting him, according to the first public sworn testimony by the Moroccan woman at the center of the scandal.
Prosecutors are seeking a six-year jail sentence for former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges he paid for sex with a 17-year-old dancer in 2010.
Enrico Letta has been appointed as Italy's new prime minister, and President Giorgio Napolitano has put him to the task of organizing a coalition government.
The Moroccan woman at the center of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's sex-for-hire trial accused investigators Thursday of waging psychological warfare against her but admitted that she had lied in the past to hide her poverty-stricken origins.
Employees responsible for a series of ads showing the Kardashian sisters bound and gagged in the trunk space of a Ford vehicle have been fired.
Italy's stock market took a nosedive after election polls put a comedian's protest party ahead, and voting ended with no clear winner in parliament.
Stocks are dropping sharply as investors worry that Italy could be seized with political paralysis, stymieing the country's economic reforms and causing another flare-up in the region's debt crisis.
Italy's crucial elections appeared to be heading toward gridlock, initial results showed Monday, with the center-left forces of Pier Luigi Bersani moving ahead in the lower house of parliament and the camp of former premier Silvio Berlusconi gaining the upper hand in the equally powerful Senate.
Will Italy stay the course with painful economic reform? Or fall back into the old habit of profligacy and inertia? These are the stakes as Italians vote in a watershed parliamentary election Sunday and Monday that could shape the future of one of Europe's biggest economies.
Italians vote this weekend, and responsible citizens will find nothing much on the menu. As in America, the likely preference will continue stumbling down the tax-and-spend path that has crippled economies on both sides of the Atlantic.
Ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi is declaring a "day of mourning for democracy" as the Senate voted to kick him out of Parliament following his tax fraud conviction.
Ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi is declaring a "day of mourning for democracy" as the Senate prepares to vote on whether to kick him out of Parliament following his tax fraud conviction.