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December 31, 1995 | From Times Wire Reports
Italian Prime Minister Lamberto Dini submitted his resignation as promised but won a chance for a second year in office when President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro told him that Parliament should decide if he stays and rejected his resignation. Dini, a former central banker, took office in January after the coalition of media mogul Silvio Berlusconi collapsed.
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December 31, 1995 | From Times Wire Reports
Italian Prime Minister Lamberto Dini submitted his resignation as promised but won a chance for a second year in office when President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro told him that Parliament should decide if he stays and rejected his resignation. Dini, a former central banker, took office in January after the coalition of media mogul Silvio Berlusconi collapsed.
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December 30, 1995 | Associated Press
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini said he will offer his resignation today, opening a political debate on whether to hold new elections during Italy's term filling the European Union presidency. Dini made the resignation pledge Friday after Cabinet ministers approved tax increases and spending cuts to make up a budget deficit. The next move will be up to President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. He can accept the resignation and call elections.
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December 30, 1995 | Associated Press
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini said he will offer his resignation today, opening a political debate on whether to hold new elections during Italy's term filling the European Union presidency. Dini made the resignation pledge Friday after Cabinet ministers approved tax increases and spending cuts to make up a budget deficit. The next move will be up to President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. He can accept the resignation and call elections.
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February 2, 1995 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Finally confirmed in office, Italian Prime Minister Lamberto Dini flies to Washington tonight for a Friday lunch with President Clinton--a repast of two would-be reformers grappling with parliamentary headaches and cloudy futures. Dini, 63, won a vote of confidence Wednesday in the Italian Senate for a government of nonpolitical experts that he assembled Jan. 7. It was not senators on the political right--Dini's side of the house--who backed him, though.
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January 18, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
Silvio Berlusconi, the media magnate who won and lost the premiership in 1994, went on trial on corruption charges just as he attempts a political comeback. President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro is expected to interview Berlusconi on Friday as part of an ongoing search for a new premier after the resignation last week of Prime Minister Lamberto Dini. Berlusconi heads Italy's center-right political coalition, and maintains that political opponents are behind charges that he bribed tax auditors.
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January 19, 1995 | Times Wire Services
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini appealed for support for his day-old government Wednesday, while his predecessor, media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi, threatened to topple the nascent regime unless a general election is called in June. Dini said he hoped to carry out his limited program in a "few months," but he gave no election date.
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March 2, 1996 | From Associated Press
Europe and Asia, trying to modernize ties that have slipped behind the times, on Friday explored ways of increasing economic links but found it impossible to avoid the thorny issue of human rights. The first Asia-Europe economic summit--a two-day meeting between leaders of the 15 European Union nations and 10 of East Asia's most robust economies--seeks to renew Europe's interest in the world's fastest-growing market. Trade is booming, but European investment here is lagging.
NEWS
November 6, 1995
More than 40 past and present world leaders will attend the funeral of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin today.
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March 31, 1997 | From Associated Press
Survivors from a capsized Albanian refugee boat say an Italian warship purposely rammed their craft, killing at least four people, Albania's ambassador to Italy said Sunday. Albania's foreign minister called for an international inquiry into Friday's collision. "The Italian forces have acted arbitrarily, when they could have used many other methods to stop the boat," Foreign Minister Arjan Starova said.
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February 2, 1995 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Finally confirmed in office, Italian Prime Minister Lamberto Dini flies to Washington tonight for a Friday lunch with President Clinton--a repast of two would-be reformers grappling with parliamentary headaches and cloudy futures. Dini, 63, won a vote of confidence Wednesday in the Italian Senate for a government of nonpolitical experts that he assembled Jan. 7. It was not senators on the political right--Dini's side of the house--who backed him, though.
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November 27, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Kurdish rebels loyal to guerrilla leader Abdullah Ocalan sabotaged a government-owned oil pipeline in southeastern Turkey, setting fire to an estimated 50 tons of crude oil, a security official said Thursday. The attack by Kurdistan Workers Party guerrillas took place in Mardin province late Wednesday on a pipeline running from Iraq to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan. Officials said the fire was extinguished and they were examining the extent of the damage.
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November 29, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Italy and Germany agreed Saturday to make every effort to bring Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan to trial and to launch a European initiative to seek a peaceful solution to the Kurdish question in Turkey. The decision was reached at a meeting between German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer and Italian Foreign Minister Lamberto Dini. An Italian Foreign Ministry statement said Fischer and Dini agreed that Bonn and Rome would "jointly take up every effort so that Ocalan [can] be brought to justice."
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