Silvio Berlusconi

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  • Italian magazine to publish topless Kate pix

    An Italian gossip magazine owned by former Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Saturday it plans to publish topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate, despite legal action against a French magazine that published the images first.


  • Berlusconi back as AC Milan president again

    Silvio Berlusconi is officially AC Milan's president again after resigning as Italy's premier in November.


  • Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi leaves his residence of Palazzo Grazioli in Rome, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    Italian court ends corruption case against Berlusconi

    A Milan court ended a corruption trial against Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday, ruling that the statute of limitations had run out on the case and essentially handing Italy's former premier another victory in a long string of judicial woes he has faced.


  • Students clash with police during a demonstration in Milan, Italy, on Nov. 17, 2011. University students protested in Milan and Rome against budget cuts and a lack of jobs, hours before new Italian Premier Mario Monti reveals his anti-crisis strategy in Parliament. (Associated Press)

    Italy hit by protests as PM unveils economic plan

    As protests erupted in Rome and other cities, Italy's new premier unveiled his economic plan Thursday, vowing to spur growth yet fairly spread the sacrifices Italians must accept to save their country from bankruptcy and the eurozone from a disastrous collapse.


  • Italy's new premier-designate Mario Monti addresses the media at the Senate in Rome on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Monti forms new Italian government with no politicians

    Premier Mario Monti formed a new Italian government without a single politician Wednesday, drawing from the ranks of bankers, diplomats and business executives to create a team to steer Italy away from financial disaster.


  • Markets dip as Monti works on Cabinet

    Italy's Prime Minister-designate Mario Monti held crucial meetings Tuesday with the leaders of the country's biggest political parties as he worked to put together a Cabinet that can win parliamentary backing and steer the eurozone's third-biggest economy through its debt crisis.


  • Italy's new premier-designate economist Mario Monti leaves the hotel to start talks with parties' representatives in Rome on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Italy's new premier Monti rushes to build new government

    Italy's premier-designate Mario Monti began talks on Monday to create a new government of non-political experts tasked with overhauling an ailing economy and keeping market fears over the country from threatening the existence of the euro.


  • Italy's new premier-designate Mario Monti addresses the media at the Senate in Rome on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Europe's woes pall U.S. economic rebound

    Just as the outlook for the U.S. economy finally brightened in recent weeks, the darkening clouds in Europe threaten to overshadow budding signs of growth.


  • **FILE** Italian economist Mario Monti and his wife Elsa leave St. Ivo church in Rome following a Mass on Nov. 13, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Monti to quickly form government

    Italy's new premier-designate economist Mario Monti said Sunday he will get to work quickly to try to form a new government, assuring the nation that it can solve its financial crisis.


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