2 hrs ago
The Times of Israel
7 Italians charged over anti-Semitic site
After a lengthy investigation, seven people associated with the anti-Semitic website Holywar were charged in Italy this week with racial discrimination and defamation against a long list of public figures including Pope Francis.
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19 hrs ago
Crime and Punishment in Italy
What's the punishment for a 300 million euro tax fraud? If you are in Italy and your name is Silvio Berlusconi it is about a week hanging out with people your age.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Times of Israel
Italian politician parodies Primo Levi Holocaust poem to rip gov't
Beppe Grillo, an Italian comic turned politician, refused to apologize for his parody of a Primo Levi poem about the Holocaust to criticize Italy's government and political system.
The Miami Herald
Berlusconi: glad to help elderly as punishment
In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo Silvio Berlusconi attends the launch of a book "Sale, zucchero e caffe'" by journalist Bruno Vespa, in Rome.
Italy again pushes back balanced budget goal
Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan wrote to the European Commission this week, saying that because of Italy's stubborn economic crisis, it's now aiming for a balanced structural budget in 2016.
The Daily Star
Detained Berlusconi ally in Beirut hospital: lawyer
In this file picture Italian Senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a co-founder of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's political party, gives a presse conference in Milan on June, 29 2010.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Human rights court rejects petition for Berlusconi comeback
The European Court of Human Rights rejected Wednesday a petition that would enable Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to run in European Parliament elections, according to Italian news agency ANSA.
Detained Berlusconi Ally Taken Ill in Lebanon
A Lebanese security official says a longtime ally of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi detained in Lebanon has been moved to a Beirut hospital after falling ill.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Leaders: Inflation | Silvio Berlusconi
Keeping interest rates low, in parallel with low inflation, is the key to a sustained and sustainable recovery.
Panama President to Face Corruption Charges in Italy
Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli will be indicted and prosecuted in Italy on extortion and corruption charges as soon as he leaves office later this year in a burgeoning scandal that affects the integrity of the Panama Canal.
Italy's new PM Matteo Renzi appoints women to lead major state...
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Berlusconi Ordered To Do Community Service At Senior Center
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was ordered Tuesday to spend at least four hours a week for the next year doing community service at a center for the elderly, NPR's Sylvia Poggioli tells our Newscast Desk.
Berlusconi to carry out community service in nursing home
Silvio Berlusconi gestures as he takes part at a People of Freedom meeting in Rome on September 9, 2009.
The Daily Star
Berlusconi ordered to do community service for tax fraud conviction-source
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi closes his eyes in a gesture to supporters during a rally to protest his tax fraud conviction, outside his palace in central Rome in this August 4, 2013 file photo.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Berlusconi's Income Plummeted 87 Percent in One Year Due to Mediaset Struggles
Billionaire media mogul Silvio Berlusconi, who will on Tuesday discover his punishment for charges of tax evasion and false accounting, saw his income fall by more than 87 percent over a one-year period, it was reported Monday.
The Daily Star
Gemayel denies aide was sent to help campaign
Kataeb leader Amin Gemayel gives a speech during a mass in Bekfaya, Thursday, November 21, 2013.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Green Left Weekly
Italy: New gov't gives fresh face to austerity
Italy's new centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has proclaimed his intention to end corruption and economic woe.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Italy to extradite mafia linked suspect from Lebanon
Italy is seeking to extradite ex-senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a mafia linked suspect and Silvio Berlusconi's former political ally, who was arrested in Lebanon, Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Longtime Berlusconi ally declared fugitive ahead of mafia verdict
A longtime political ally, business associate and friend of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has left the country ahead of a final ruling on mafia collusion charges, a Palermo prosecutor said on Friday.
Italy: Berlusconi Ally Declared Fugitive
A long-time ally of Silvio Berlusconi has been declared a fugitive days before Italy's highest court hears his final appeal of his conviction for Mafia association Italian anti-Mafia investigators said Friday that authorities have been trying for four days to execute an arrest warrant against Marcello Dell'Utri but have been unable to locate him.