ROME -- Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi was convicted Monday of sexually exploiting a 17-year-old Moroccan prostitute in the "Rubygate" scandal and ordered to serve a seven year prison term.
ROME -- Today a verdict was expected in one of the two trials involving Karima el Mahroug aka Ruby.
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is launching the first Gender Equality Index for the European Union.
In line with the implementation of a proceduce foreseen in the EU program, Regional Development Program, NDP "Research and Competitiveness" 2007-2013 ERDF., the Ministry of Economic Development, by the Decree of 6 March 2013, has decided to establish a new aid scheme aimed at promoting the birth of new businesses
ROME-- Sunday was the anniversary of the foundation of the Italian Republic; in 1946, Italians voted in favour of a Republic rather than the constitutional monarchy which had governed the country since 1861.