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A picture shows the Quirinale Palace, the presidential official... News PhotoHorizontal,Italy,Politics,Quirinal Palace,Residential Building,Rome - Italy,ShowingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture shows the Quirinale Palace, the presidential official residence, on April 20, 2013 in Rome. The election of Italy's President at the Italian parliament entered a chaotic third day today, with the left in total disarray after its leaders resigned over failure to get their candidates elected. The situation deepened a political crisis triggered by a general election two months ago that left no clear winner to govern the country. Ex-trade union leader Franco Marini and widely respected former European Commission chief Romano Prodi have both now withdrawn their candidacies to be president, and the top-selling Corriere della Sera daily said the country was 'suspended in a void'. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)