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Berlusconi Resigns, Clears Way for Next Government

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, the longest-serving leader in postwar Italy, resigns to make way for a center-left government led by Romano Prodi. Berlusconi, leader of a conservative faction that took power in 2001, had refused to concede defeat in the nation's April elections.

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