Berlusconi


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Berlusconi

(Italian ˌberlʊsˈkonɪ)
n
(Biography) Silvio (ˈsilvjo). born 1936, Italian politician and media tycoon: prime minister of Italy (1994–95, 2001–06, 2008–11); convicted of tax fraud and expelled from the Italian Senate in 2013
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Silvio Berlusconi has survived 50 no-confidence votes, three criminal trials and unending scandal in his personal life, but Italy's prime minister met his match on Tuesday.
Summary: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has called Hollywood star George Clooney as one of his defence witnesses when he goes on trial.
Berlusconi has been in power for eight of those years, though, as Giuliano Ferrara, the editor of Il Foglio, puts it, the popular perception is that, given his commanding personality, he has ruled the whole time.
20, 2010, SPA -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi laid down the gauntlet Friday, noting after a tense summit of his People of Freedom party that new elections could be on the agenda.
Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, will seek a confidence vote next month for his ruling coalition, a member of his party has said.
AN ATTACKER hurled a statuette at Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi at the end of a rally in Milan striking the 73-year-old leader in the face and leaving him with a bloodied mouth.
A MAFIA turncoat has claimed Cosa Nostra planned to kidnap the Italian Prime Minister - but the plot was scrapped because Silvio Berlusconi had already hired a feared mobster to protect himself.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has publicly denied ever paying women for sex, as he continues to struggle with a growing scandal over his links to young models and starlets.
Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Friday he would resign immediately if he were shown to have lied about his relationship with an 18-year-old model at the heart of a scandal that has titillated Italy for weeks.
is now advising Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian premier.
Berlusconi is leading a center-right coalition of parties into the April 9-10 vote against a center-left alliance headed by Romano Prodi, a former European Commission president.
In the unimaginatively titled Silvio Berlusconi (London, Verso, New Left Books.