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Berlusconi to present resignation at 1930 GMT: President


Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will officially present his resignation at 1930 GMT to President Giorgio Napolitano, the head of state's press office said in a statement on Saturday.

The 75-

Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi quits power: Official


Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resigned on Saturday to jeering from crowds in Rome, after the eurozone crisis brought to an end his nearly two-decade domination of political life in Italy.

Berlusconi set to resign

Italy’s Parliament gave final approval to a financial stability law on Saturday, paving the way for Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to resign and make way for an emergency government headed by former European Commission-er Mario Monti.

Berlusconi to resign after carrying out promised reforms


Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will resign once key reforms are adopted later this month, an official said on Tuesday after a parliament vote sounded the death knell for his centre-right coa

Devil found in detail of Giotto fresco in Italy's Assisi

Art restorers have discovered the figure of a devil hidden in the clouds of one of the most famous frescos by Giotto in the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, church officials said on Saturday.

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Berlusconi wins vote test but without crucial majority


Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's beleaguered centre-right coalition won a key vote in parliament on Tuesday but failed to garner an absolute majority of 316 seats.

The vote on Italy's 2010

Thousands demonstrate against Berlusconi


Tens of thousands of opposition activists have demonstrated in central Rome for Premier Silvio Berlusconi's ouster.

Democratic Party leader Pierluigi Bersani told the crowd that his party was prepar

Whopping fine in Italy on parked car dating back to 208 AD

Police in Sicily issued a whopping 32,000 euros (USD 44,500) fine for an illegally parked car after totting up 2,000 years of interest by mistake, Italy's Repubblica newspaper said today.

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World greets Gaddafi death as end of despotism, war

Western leaders welcomed the death of former Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi as the end of despotism, tyranny, dictatorship and ultimately war in the north African country.

"It is an historic moment

Anti-capitalist protest turns violent in Rome

Seventy people were injured in violent clashes in Rome on Saturday that broke out at an anti-capitalist protest, with three in a serious condition, Italian news agency ANSA reported.

Twenty-five were

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