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Berlusconi could face new bribery probe, trial

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 30 2013, 12:56am CST | by IANS

Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi could face a new criminal probe and trial after judges accused him of bribing witnesses at the trial of three of his aides.
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EU Chief: Our Work Should Not be Transparent

Aug 9 2014 7:47am CDT | Source: Big Government

In what might be considered a major gaffe, the European Union’s (EU) chief scientific adviser Anne Glover has just insisted her work should be “not transparent” and should be kept out of the public eye.  Her advice to the Commission chief is often on controversial topics such as global warming, genetically modified crops and nuclear power. You might assume these are important issues that deserve scrutiny, but the EU and Dr. Glover clearly disagree. Technocracy is government by unelected so-ca ...
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Greater stability after Berlusconi party split: Italian PM

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 18 2013, 8:14am CST | by IANS

Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) Italy's coalition government is more stable after the centre-right party of Silvio Berlusconi split at the weekend, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Monday.
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Berlusconi relaunches his party after split

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 16 2013, 6:16pm CST | by IANS

Rome, Nov 17 (IANS) Italian leader Silvio Berlusconi relaunched his "People of Freedom" party (PDL) with its old name of 'Forza Italia' (Go Italy) Saturday, formalising the fracture within the centre-right main political force in the country.
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Berlusconi created massive tax fraud: Court

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 30 2013, 3:40am CDT | by IANS

Berlusconi created massive tax fraud: Court
Rome, Oct 30 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi orchestrated a massive tax fraud scheme and showed "particular intensity of misconduct in his persistence in it", a Milan court has ruled.
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Berlusconi faces trial in bribery case

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 23 2013, 5:46pm CDT | by IANS

Berlusconi faces trial in bribery case
Rome, Oct 24 (IANS) Prosecutors in Italy's Naples Wednesday sent former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to trial for allegedly bribing a former senator to change political sides, media reported.
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Italian senate commission backs Berlusconi's expulsion

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 4 2013, 12:36pm CDT | by IANS

Italian senate commission backs Berlusconi's expulsion
Rome, Oct 4 (IANS/AKI) A cross-party panel of Italy's upper house of parliament Friday approved ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi's ejection from the upper house of parliament for tax fraud, paving the way for a full Senate vote by Oct 14 to confirm the decision.
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Italy's senate panel votes Berlusconi's expulsion

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 4 2013, 12:24pm CDT | by IANS

Italy's senate panel votes Berlusconi's expulsion
Rome, Oct 4 (IANS) A special Senate committee Friday voted to strip Silvio Berlusconi of his parliament seat after he was convicted for tax fraud.
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Italian government wins confidence vote (Roundup)

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 2 2013, 3:12pm CDT | by IANS

Italian government wins confidence vote (Roundup)
Rome, Oct 3 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta Wednesday won a vote of confidence at the Senate, securing his troubled government's survival, with former premier Silvio Berlusconi making an about face on his decision to vote against the government.
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