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Berlusconi releases love songs on last day in office

  Italy’s former prime minister and cruise-ship crooner Silvio Berlusconi released an album of love songs on his last day in office on Wednesday. The self-declared Latin lover, who often boasted that he single-handedly kept large groups entertained for hours on end with his charm and silky voice, wrote the lyrics for the album entitled …


Berlusconi faces future of legal, business woes

ROME: His legacy tarnished and his hopes of clinging to power dashed, Silvio Berlusconi faces daunting legal and financial challenges and the prospect of life outside the international spotlight now that he has left office. Berlusconi stepped down amid jeers, cheers and heckles of "Buffoon" from thousands of people who packed downtown Rome to witness …


Berlusconi confirms he won’t run in next election

ROME: Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi confirmed he won’t run again for office and said Wednesday his hand-picked successor Angelino Alfano will be his party’s candidate when Italy holds new elections. Berlusconi on Tuesday promised to resign after a routine vote in parliament showed he no longer had a majority. He said he would step down …


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