Looming Elections Berlin Warns Italians against Berlusconi

Top politicians tend to remain silent on elections being held abroad. But German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle this week has issued a barely concealed warning to Italians against voting for Silvio Berlusconi. And he isn't the only one in Berlin who is nervous about a possible return of "Il Cavaliere."
Berlin is afraid that Berlusconi might return to the helm in Rome.

Berlin is afraid that Berlusconi might return to the helm in Rome.

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cgh -- with wire reports