Berlusconi faces new trial for bribing senator: Reports

AFP , Wednesday 23 Oct 2013

An Italian judge on Wednesday ordered Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial for allegedly bribing a senator to join his party's ranks, in the latest legal woe for the former prime minister, Italian media reported.

Berlusconi was formally charged along with his former associate, Valter Lavitola, who is accused by prosecutors of acting as an intermediary in the 3 million euro ($4 million) bribe.

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