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Putin Meets Pope and Berlusconi in Italy

(VATICAN CITY) — Russian President Vladimir Putin had a busy first day in Rome on Monday, going from the pope to a "Pussy Riot" protest to dinner at the palazzo...

Berlusconi Faces Verdict in Sex-for-Hire Trial

(MILAN) — Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi faces a verdict Monday in his sensational sex-for-hire trial, charges that could bring an end to his two-decade...

Why Berlusconi Must Go

The countdown to the end of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s political career has begun. Since entering office in 2006, Italy’s debt exploded from the...

What's Behind Berlusconi's Rare Court Appearance?

There were no reporters allowed when Silvio Berlusconi appeared before judges and prosecutors on Monday. But that didn't much matter, because while the Italian...

The Brief, Bizarre Start of Berlusconi's Sex Trial

The television vans had lined up early Wednesday morning. Telephone cables had been laid. Permissions had been secured. More than 150 journalists, from as far...