Silvio Berlusconi


Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi prepares to vote for... News PhotoDemocracy,Election,Former,Government,Horizontal,Italy,Parliament Building,Politics,Preparation,President,Prime Minister,Rome - Italy,Silvio Berlusconi,VotingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi prepares to vote for the election of Italy's President on April 20, 2013 at the Italian parliament in Rome. Italy's 87-year-old President Giorgio Napolitano on Saturday said he would run for a second term despite earlier ruling out the prospect, following an appeal from the main parties to help defuse an increasingly tense political crisis.'I consider it necessary to offer my availability,' Napolitano said in a statement, as bickering lawmakers prepared for a sixth round of voting in parliament that he is now expected to win by a large margin. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)