Italy, the third largest Eurozone country, is in political turmoil. The country’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is now fighting to save his government.
Former premier Silvio Berlusconi, who was recently convicted of tax fraud, triggered the crisis when he ordered five of his centre-right People of Freedom (PDL) party ministers to resign from Letta’s cabinet in order to collapse Italy’s coalition government and force new elections. But in a rare challenge to Berlusconi’s authority, his top aides...
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