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Italian court upholds Berlusconi’s tax evasion conviction

An Italian court on Wednesday upheld a tax fraud conviction for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, confirming his sentence of one year in prison and a five-year ban from public office. “The court confirms the sentence against Silvio Berlusconi,” a judge at the Milan court said in a live audio…

Berlusconi sentenced to year in prison over leaks

An Italian court on Thursday sentenced former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to a year in prison over the publication of leaked transcripts from a police wiretap in a newspaper that he owns. Berlusconi, who faces two more verdicts this month for tax fraud and having sex with an underage prostitute,…