Berlusconi survives; Rome burns

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    Italy | Silvio Berlusconi | Italian Politics

    Very interesting article about the Italian political landscape and overall how Italy has been reacting to recent current events.
     
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    Silvio loses appeal in tax fraud case...
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    Italy court upholds Berlusconi tax fraud verdict
    May 8,`13 -- Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud conviction and four-year prison sentence were upheld on the first appeal Wednesday in a case that could see him barred from public office for five years.
     
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    ... and a lifetime ban from public office...
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    Milan prosecutor demands 6 years for Berlusconi
    May 13,`13 -- Milan prosecutors on Monday demanded a prison sentence of six years and a lifetime ban from public office for former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in his sex-for-hire trial.
     
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    Italy has been a political black hole since WW2.

    "Stability" is not a word anybody would use to describe ANY of the Italian administrations since WW2.

    Italy's economic problems should make the employees of Chrysler Corporation feel real secure, since they all work for FIAT.
     
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    Silvio gonna have heart surgery...
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    Berlusconi to undergo surgery to replace aortic valve
    Jun 9,`16 -- Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi is suffering from a severe case aortic insufficiency and will undergo heart surgery to replace the valve next week, his doctor told reporters on Thursday.

     
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    Silvio cracking jokes after heart surgery...
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    Italy's Berlusconi alert and cracking jokes after heart surgery: doctor
    Wed Jun 15, 2016 - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was alert, lucid and cracking jokes less than 24 hours after undergoing open heart surgery at the age of 79, his doctors said on Wednesday.
     

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