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  • Italy summons US envoy over wiretaps, including Netanyahu-Berlusconi conversation

    February 23, 2016 | 3:32 pm

    The Italian government summoned the U.S. ambassador to complain about reports that the United States eavesdropped on a conversation between Israeli and Italian leaders, among others.

    John Phillips was called in to “clarify” the latest WikiLeaks revelation, the country’s foreign...

  • Italy’s Berlusconi slams Jewish TV host

    January 26, 2011 | 10:03 am

    One of Italy’s most prominent Jewish figures is at the center of the latest round of scandals surrounding Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

    Journalist, author and TV personality Gad Lerner, host of a popular late-night Italian TV talk show called “The Infidel” on the independent La7...

  • Italy’s Berlusconi narrowly survives no-confidence votes

    December 14, 2010 | 11:02 am

    Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi fended off challenges from the left and the right to narrowly survive two no-confidence votes in Parliament.

    Protests broke out Tuesday in the streets of Rome following the vote, and the country’s political future remained unclear.

    With the...