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Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's prime minister for nearly two decades, may finally be leaving office. With Italy's debt troubles mounting and the nation's — and world's — confidence in him declining, Berlusconi says he will step down. First, though, Berlusconi says parliament must endorse austerity measures he worked out with the IMF.
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