Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi acknowledges his supporters after a legal hearing on March 28.
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April 6, 2011 There are a handful of explanations of where the term might have come from. But one of the more concrete ones is that it came from Libya's Moammar Gadhafi.
The Texas A&M Aggies celebrate winning the 2011 NCAA Women's Final Four on April 5, 2011.
April 6, 2011 Robert Gates visits Saudi Arabia; Italian leader fails to show at trial; Colorado wildfires; Texas A&M wins Women's NCAA basketball championship
April 1, 2011 Amnesty International says Italy's government allowed the living conditions of Tunisian migrants to reach a crisis point, with only minimal amounts of water available, and little access to basic sanitary facilities.
Moroccan-born dancer Karima El-Mahrough, nicknamed "Ruby the Heart Stealer," shakes hands with Austrian entrepreneur Richard Lugner, her date for the Vienna Opera Ball.
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March 3, 2011 Karima El-Mahrough, the Moroccan teenager linked to the sex scandal involving Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, will attend the highlight event of Vienna's social season Thursday night, along with a millionaire who is reportedly paying her $55,000 for the trip.
February 28, 2011 Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is back on trial for tax fraud today, after Italy's Constitutional Court stripped the embattled leader of immunity from prosecution. That decision also allows three other cases to move forward, as well, on charges ranging from abuse of power to sex with a minor.
Sister Eugenia Bonelli criticizes Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi during a Rome protest on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.
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February 15, 2011 Protests in Bahrain and Iran; Italian Prime Minister to face sex crime trial; NFL labor dispute worsens
February 9, 2011 The case of a U.S. Embassy employee accused of murder in Pakistan threatens to spin out of control amid mounting U.S. pressure for his release and public anger over what is seen as another example of American impunity.
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi reacts after delivering an address to the Italian Senate on December 13, 2010.
December 14, 2010 Berlusconi confidence vote; Bangladesh fire; Holbrooke honored; southern crop freeze
April 28, 2010 A new action figure bears a startling resemblance to a certain President of the United States. How would other world leaders look as superhero action figures?
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