President Vladimir Putin on Friday hosted Italy's former leader Silvio Berlusconi for talks in Crimea, during the highest-profile visit by a Western politician to the peninsula since its annexation last year.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to give Silvio Berlusconi Russian citizenship -- and the job of economy minister -- the disgraced Italian billionaire politician was quoted as saying Thursday.
Silvio Berlusconi's future hung in the balance Tuesday as judges worked late into the night, mulling whether to definitively clear him of paying for sex with a minor then using his power to cover it up.
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi wound up a community service sentence for tax fraud Friday, days before Italy's top court reviews his acquittal for buying sex from underage dancer "Ruby the Heart Stealer".
Silvio Berlusconi's political career was declared all but over earlier this year as legal woes and poor voting figures took their toll, but the media magnate continues to haunt Italy's corridors of power thanks to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal in a high-profile sex-for-hire case has boosted the former Italian prime minister's determination to revive his political career, despite his growing isolation in the corridors of power.
An Italian appeals court on Friday cleared Silvio Berlusconi of having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of power in a surprise ruling that will strengthen the former prime minister on the political scene.
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi began his community service for tax fraud on Friday in a spectacular fall from grace for the flamboyant ex-premier, who will likely seek political gain from the symbolic punishment.
Italian prosecutors on Thursday approved a request by Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers for the three-time prime minister to do community service rather than face house arrest following a tax fraud conviction.
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi braced for a crucial court date on Thursday that will result in the three-time former prime minister losing freedom of movement for a few months although avoiding actual prison time.
Italy's former prime minister and media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi on Saturday dismissed rumours that one of his children would fly his party's colours in the European Union's May elections."Those are all inventions," Berlusconi, 77, told activists of Fo...
Italy's supreme court on Tuesday upheld a two-year ban from public office against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who had filed an appeal with the country's top court.The ban was imposed as part of a tax fraud conviction against the media magna...
Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi faces his latest trial starting on Tuesday in Naples for allegedly bribing a senator to join his party's ranks, even as he attempts to retain a leading political role.The billionaire tycoon, who lost his ...
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi was heckled by protesters on Saturday as he arrived amid tight security for a controversial meeting with the country's main centre-left leader that has divided leftists."Shame!" and "No negotiations with criminals!
Ford and its ad agency WPP Group have issued an apology for a Ford Figo ad that shows the former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi flashing the v-sign over three voluptuous, bound and gagged women in the spacious hatchback trunk of his new Ford Figo.
An Italian court handed down its verdict against former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and 10 others in a six-year-old tax fraud trial. Berlusconi will serve four years in prison, the Milan court announced.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi likes to keep things interesting doesn't he?
After photos of his infamous 'bunga bunga' parties recently surfaced in the media, it seems the Italian PM is tarnishing his own reputation even further.
A spot for Renault ad showing two women about to make out is too racy for Italian TV. State TV RAI and the Prime Minister's Mediaset won't run the 30-second ad but Sky is the only broadcaster to air it.
Italian Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s utterly self-serving success in fending off a challenge to his leadership means that his country has now become virtually ungovernable at a critical and dangerous moment.