Silvio Berlusconi acquitted on charges of abuse of office


Italy’s highest court has confirmed an acquittal for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor, giving him a boost as he is trying to hold onto his role as a conservative leader. At the first trial in 2013, Berlusconi (78) was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison. But that ruling…

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Islamic State video shows killing of teen accused as Israeli spy

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A video posted online by Islamic State militants on Tuesday showed a boy fatally shooting Muhammad Musallam, an Israeli Arab accused by the group of having signed up as a jihadi to spy for Israel’s intelligence service. The video, published by the group’s Furqan media outlet, showed […]