Berlusconi 'not worried' about trial

Italian prime minister vows to stay in office after judge orders him to stand trial over sex scandal.

    Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, has made his first appearance since being ordered to stand trial over allegations he paid for sex with an underage girl, nicknamed Ruby the Heart Stealer.

    Despite coming under mounting pressure over the scandals, the premier told journalists on Wednesday that he was not worried about the prosecution, and vowed to stay in office.

    Sonia Gallego reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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