Laughter in Rome, Denials in Berlin The World Reacts to Massive Diplomatic Leak

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, depicted as a vain party animal in the US State Department cables disclosed by WikiLeaks on Sunday, "had a good laugh" upon learning of the revelations. Others aren't as sanguine. A US Representative wants to designate the Internet platform as a terrorist organization.
The US Embassy in Berlin. Several dispatches originating here had less than flattering things to say about German politicians.

The US Embassy in Berlin. Several dispatches originating here had less than flattering things to say about German politicians.

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cgh -- with wire reports