World News | Reuters | Thursday January 23, 2014
Milan prosecutors have opened a new investigation against Silvio Berlusconi over accusations he corrupted witnesses in a trial in which he was convicted of paying for sex with a minor.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 3, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi's defense says the former premier was "convinced" that a Moroccan teen at the center of a sex scandal was related to the former Egyptian president.
World News | Associated Press | Friday May 17, 2013
The Moroccan woman at the centre of a sex scandal involving former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi testified Friday in court for the first time, describing how a young woman attending one of Berlusconi's "bunga bunga" parties dressed up like a nun, danced provocatively and stripped down to her underwear for the premier.
World News | Reuters | Sunday January 13, 2013
The nightclub dancer who is the main witness in the sex trial of Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will testify at a hearing in Milan on Monday, her lawyer said on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 25, 2012
Silvio Berlusconi paid the Sicilian mafia "conspicuous sums" of protection money in the 1970s, Italy's highest appeal court said in a ruling, published in part by Italian media today.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 23, 2012
The Morocco born nightclub dancer at the centre of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's sex trial told friends he was ready to pay millions for her silence, according to wiretaps published on Monday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 19, 2011
The conversations, wire-tapped as part of a probe into an alleged prostitution ring surrounding Berlusconi, also suggested for the first time that he gave money to the women he allegedly slept with, contradicting his repeated insistence that he never paid for sex, 'The Daily Telegraph' reported.
World News | The Associated Press | Wednesday March 16, 2011
Premier Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an under-age Moroccan teen 13 times at his villa near Milan, prosecutors have said in a document filed seeking indictments against three aides for allegedly soliciting prostitutes for the Italian leader.The seven-page document, obtained by The Associated Press, alleges that the sex-fueled parties started ...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday February 16, 2011
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi downplayed the effects an impending prostitution trial may have on his government and political career, saying hours before a meeting with Russia's president Wednesday that he wasn't worried.It was the first public comment by the 74-year-old leader since he was indicted Tuesday on charges he paid for sex with a 17-...
World News | Associated Press | Monday February 14, 2011
Thousands of Italian women turned out across the country to protest against tainted Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, saying his dalliances with young women humiliated sex as a whole.Thousands of protesters marched through more than sixty towns and cities across the country carrying banners that read, "Italy is not a brothel".Berlusconi is being in...
World News | Associated Press | Thursday February 10, 2011
Premier Silvio Berlusconi faced the most serious challenge yet to his grip on power as Italianprosecutors sought to put him on trial in a seamy prostitution scandal involving a 17-year-old Moroccan girl that has both titillated and divided the nation.The prosecutors filed a request Wednesday for Berlusconi to be tried quickly in Milan, on charges t...
Offbeat | Associated Press | Wednesday January 19, 2011
More tapes of purported conversations between Berlusconi and a hooker have surfaced.