A half-decade after being tossed out of the Italian government for tax fraud, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on November 27 ruled that former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi had no grounds to argue that his fundamental rights were violated when he was evicted from the Italian Senate and barred from holding public office in 2013.

Berlusconi - who has served as Italy's prime minister on three separate occasions - had asked the ECHR in Strasbourg to look into his case as he b...

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