Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi already controls much of the private media. Now, critics say, he's using lawsuits and pressure to muzzle independent and state-owned press.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was stripped of his immunity from prosecution by the country's highest court Wednesday. His government may not last long without it.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi called President Obama 'tanned' ... again. And this time he brought the First Lady Michelle Obama into it.
The Taliban killing of six soldiers in Kabul prompts calls for withdrawal. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said there will be no pullout of Italian troops.
Italy's prime minister said Italy will try to withdraw its 3,100 soldiers soon but with NATO input. Debate over the war has grown recently in Germany and Britain, too.
After years of political discontent, the French president is pumping up his poll numbers and winning trade deals.
Recent attacks by a family-owned newspaper on the editor of a Catholic newspaper have angered the Vatican, something that could undermine his government's stability.
Despite recent deals to lure Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi away from his pariah status, many Europeans still see him as a serial human rights violator and 1970s-style Arab dictator.
Sudan's Omar al-Bashir, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, and Venezuela's Hugo Chávez are all in Tripoli to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Col. Muammar Qaddafi's coup. Will Libya flaunt the Lockerbie bomber at the bash?
As trade between Italy and Libya expands, Italy to honor Qaddafi with Air Force's aerobatics team. But some Italians compare this 'undeserved' honor to Scotland's release of Lockerbie bomber.