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Italy within reach of economic recovery: Italian PM


September 6th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 6 (IANS) Italy has averted the worst case scenario of the debt crisis and economic recovery in the eurozone's third largest economy is within reach, Italian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Prepare to take power: Germany, Italy tell Syrian opposition


August 30th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti have called on the Syrian opposition to prepare to take over power in the country."The ... Read more...

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No sex if elected, promises Italian politician


August 21st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) A politician running for the regional presidency of the Italian island of Sicily has promised to swear off sex and dedicate himself to work if elected."If ... Read more...

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Berlusconi aide to act in porn movie


August 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 20 (IANS/AKI) Nicole Minetti, a former showgirl-turned-politician, who is on trial for allegedly procuring prostitutes for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's erotic parties, is starting a ... Read more...

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Russia seeks faster trade growth with Italy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is confident of restoration of bilateral trade between his country and Italy and the two-way trade volume can ... Read more...

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Putin speaks out on Syria settlement plan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday articulated his plan for a peaceful settlement to the civil conflict in Syria."We believe that the course of action should ... Read more...

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Berlusconi, 75, gets fit for election campaign


July 14th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 14 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was forced to quit over rising debt and a sex scandal, has taken to jogging and studying issues in ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wants to be economy minister in 2013


June 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he would like to be economy minister if his conservative party wins the elections in 2013. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Italian model says Ruby offered him 4,000 euros for sex


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Milan, June 16 (IANS/AKI) A male model said at the "bunga bunga" sex trial for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi that he was offered 4,000 euros by teenage Moroccan ... Read more...

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Italy does not need EU help: Monti


June 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 13 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has denied that his country requires any bailout from its European partners."We wanted (sic) to show with actions in our ... Read more...

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Berlusconi spent $25 million on his bunga bunga parties


May 27th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi had 16 million pounds (about $25 million) in cash delivered to his luxury villa to pay girls at his bunga ... Read more...

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Putin returns to Kremlin amid protests (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia's president Monday in a glittering Kremlin ceremony that took place less than 24 hours after protesters opposed to ... Read more...

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Berlusconi said he was tired of bunga bunga


May 1st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi told two girls wanting a bunga bunga sex party at his home that it would be a quiet evening because ... Read more...

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My bungas were just clean fun: Berlusconi


April 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who is accused of having sex with 33 prostitutes has said he will hold his bunga bunga parties again if ... Read more...

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Berlusconi faces witness manipulating charges


April 20th, 2012 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated by prosecutors over accusations that he induced a witness to lie about alleged sex parties at ... Read more...

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Families of detained Italians visit them in Trivandrum jail


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Four close family members of the two jailed Italian marines in Kerala, arrested in February this year for killing two unarmed Indian fishermen, visited them in ... Read more...

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`Italy’s economy to grow again in 2013′


April 19th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said the country's economy will contract by 1.2 percent this year before returning to modest growth in 2013."Stimulating growth within ... Read more...

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Fugitive in Berlusconi sex scandal arrested


April 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 16 (IANS/AKI) A man accused of involvement in a sex scandal along with former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was arrested Monday after having been on the run ... Read more...

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Berlusconi admits paying girls to attend sex parties


April 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has admitted he paid 70,000 pounds (over $110,000) to twin girls to attend his "Bunga Bunga" sex parties, a media ... Read more...

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Sustainable development needed in Asia: Chinese official (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 2 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for joint efforts to push forward Asia's sound and sustainable development in the wake of complex global ... Read more...

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Pakistan working to improve India ties: Gilani


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan is working to improve its international ties, including those with India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said addressing the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) ... Read more...

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Pakistan to buy power from Iran: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan will purchase 1,100 MW of electricity from Iran in a bid to overcome the energy shortage in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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India discusses upping ties with Canada, Turkey


March 28th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Tuesday met his Canadian and Turkish counterparts on the sidelines of a nuclear safety conference in Seoul and ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet Italian, Norwegian counterparts in Seoul


March 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Two festering diplomatic rows will feature in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's talks with his Italian and Norwegian counterparts on the sidelines of an international ... Read more...

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Berlusconi buys villa near Clooney’s house


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Milan, March 23 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has bought a mansion near a lake that is lined with houses, including one belonging to American actor George Clooney.After ... Read more...

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Berlusconi highest-earning politician in Italy


March 20th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros (around 63 million) that allowed him to keep the title ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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Fishermen killing: Italian PM calls Manmohan


March 8th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti rang up his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh Wednesday and warned him against setting a "dangerous precedent" with the jailing ... Read more...

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Berlusconi bribery trial ends


February 26th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian court has ended a corruption trial against former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.The court ruled Saturday that the statute of limitations had run ... Read more...

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Rapper says Berlusconi stole lyrics


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) An Italian rapper has accused billionaire and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi of plagiarism.Hip hop star Rapper J. Ax, whose real name is Alessandro Aleotti, ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to take over AC Milan from daughter


February 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi says he will take over his daughter Barbara's job as chairman of his AC Milan soccer team."Maybe by the ... Read more...

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Not bidding for 2020 Olympics was the right decision: Pietro Mennea


February 16th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 16 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's cabinet not backing Rome's bid for the 2020 Olympics was a right decision, feels the country's former Olympic champion Pietro Mennea.According ... Read more...

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Rome forced to drop bid for 2020 Olympics


February 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 15 (IANS) Rome was forced to drop its bid for the 2020 Olympic Games following Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's announcement that his government would not provide the ... Read more...

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Italian tanker seized by Somali pirates freed


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 21 (IANS) An Italian oil tanker with five crew members seized by Somali pirates in February has been freed, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The crew of the vessel Savina Caylyn ... Read more...

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Ruby the heart stealer gives birth to girl


December 21st, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 21 (IANS/AKI) The Moroccan woman at the centre of a sex scandal involving former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has given birth to a baby girl. Karima el ... Read more...

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