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Berlusconi says he is "assailed" by requests to run for PM

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, convicted of fraud in October, said he is being pressed to run for premier to save the country from recession.

6th December, 2012
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Silvio Berlusconi when he had a hold on the reins of power.

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, convicted of fraud in October and standing trial on charges of engaging a minor in prostitution, said he is being pressed to run for premier to save the country from recession.

“I am assailed by requests from my people to announce as quickly as possible my descent, once again, onto the field” to lead his People of Liberty party in next year’s general election, Berlusconi said in an e-mailed...

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