Italy Senate Passes Budget, Berlusconi End Nigh

Italy Senate passes budget, Berlusconi end nigh

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Senate approved economic reforms intended to reverse a collapse of market confidence on Friday, kicking off a rapid transition that will end the Berlusconi era and clear the way for an emergency government within days.

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