Italy technocrat Monti has been forced back into PM race as rival Berlusconi plans comeback
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Italy’s Monti wants to prevent ex-PM Berlusconi returning to national political power: Italy political drama complicating the national economic crisis
Circus continues as Italy technocrat Monti to run against populist, resurgent Berlusconi: Italy economic crisis continues as political headwinds grip Euro
Silvio Burlesconi was accused of vast mismanagement while Monti has been praised
Italian PM Worried: Italian PM worries that the Eurozone crisis will create tension in Europe.
With Greece’s future attachment to the European project in doubt and the possibility of a disintegration of the Euro-zone, it is now time for Europe’s best ally and largest trading partner, the United States, to act publicly to support the best outcome: a powerful and united democratic Europe.
Italian Comedian’s New Party Victory in Crisis Hit Country as Unification of Continent Delayed