Berlusconi bribery trial gets under way

Feb 11, 2014

Berlusconi bribery trial gets under way

Silvio Berlusconi’s latest trial opened in Naples on Tuesday, this time for allegedly bribing a senator in 2006 to join his party in a move aimed at destabilizing a rival center-left government in power at the time. The trial is the third ongoing case ...

Mar 6, 2013

Italy's opera buffa

If the potential consequences of the Italian national election were not so severe, the outcome would be the stuff of great comedy. After all, one quarter of the votes were taken by a party formed by a standup comedian, while former Prime Minister Silvio ...