The International Monetary Fund warns that continuing political and economic woes in the US and eurozone could drag those economies back into recession while the troubles of Italy and Greece in particular continue.
Silvio Berlusconi was officially indicated yesterday on charges of paying for sex with an under-aged prostitute and abusing the power of his office to cover it up. We talk with Duncan Kennedy, BBC reporter in Rome, for the latest.
An Italian judge indicted Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges that he paid for sex with a 17-year-old girl. The prime minister has denied any wrongdoing. The New York Times' Rachel Donadio reports from Rome.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, who took office in November 2011, announced this weekend he would resign, after Silvio Berlusconi's party said it could no longer support Monti's government. Berlusconi would run for a Fifth term as Prime Minister.
As Italian politicians campaign for national elections this weekend, the sad state of the economy and politics in Italy are the subject of a new stage adaptation of "The Full Monty." It features two real-life unemployed workers as cast members.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is the latest world leader to announce he'll leave power — toppled by the increasing debt crisis in Europe. Like Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Berlusconi lost the support of his people and his government.