A.C. Milan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23257/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Milan walkout re-ignites racism row in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> test </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Milan will walk out of all matches if subjected to racism- Berlusconi</p> <p>* Authorities accused of not doing enough</p> <p>* Racism widespread in stadiums</p> <p>* Town brings civil suit against offending fans (Adds Berlusconi statement)</p> <p>By Naomi O'Leary</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football F.C. Internazionale Milano Football in Italy Kevin-Prince Boateng Mario Balotelli Person Career Person Communication Quotation Racism in association football Silvio Berlusconi Sport in Italy Zimbabwe Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:34:00 +0000 test 5731133 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlusconi slams "feminist" judges for huge divorce settlement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/berlusconi-slams-feminist-judges-huge-divorce-settlement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday slammed a panel of three "feminist and communist" female judges for ruling that he owed his estranged wife 200,000 euros ($260,000) per day as part of a divorce settlement.</p> <p>On Dec. 28, the newspaper Corriere della Sera said the divorce ruling had been deposited just before Christmas, and that Berlusconi had been ordered to pay Veronica Lario, whom he married in 1990, about 100,000 euros per day.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/berlusconi-slams-feminist-judges-huge-divorce-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Entertainment Italy Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731879 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Galliani wants a younger and more Italian Milan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-galliani-wants-younger-and-more-italian-milan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani wants to create a younger side boasting more Italians, meaning Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba is unlikely to arrive.</p> <p>"We want a younger, more Italian Milan," he told reporters on Friday.</p> <p>"I really liked the end of the match in Turin (the 2-1 defeat at Juventus in the Italian Cup on Wednesday) where we had all of our young attackers on the pitch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/soccer-galliani-wants-younger-and-more-italian-milan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football Football in Italy Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:00:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733249 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy court rejects Berlusconi bid to suspend sex trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/italy-court-rejects-berlusconi-bid-suspend-sex-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A court in Milan on Monday rejected a request by Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers that the former Italian prime minister's trial for paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute be suspended until after national elections on Feb. 24-25.</p> <p>The 76 year-old media billionaire's legal team had argued that his position as leader of a centre-right coalition fighting the election constituted a legitimate impediment to his appearing in court.</p> A.C. Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734137 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Berlusconi "optimistic" about Kaka return to Milan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-berlusconi-optimistic-about-kaka-return-milan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 20 (Reuters) - AC Milan are optimistic they can bring Brazilian playmaker Kaka back from Real Madrid, club president Silvio Berlusconi said in a television interview on Sunday.</p> <p>"I'm optimistic, he's a great player and a great man and he is still in our hearts," Berlusconi told the Sky cable network.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-berlusconi-optimistic-about-kaka-return-milan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Football in Italy Silvio Berlusconi Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 18:30:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736952 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Berlusconi sex trial verdict due after February vote</p> <p>MILAN (Reuters) - Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi will not face a verdict in a trial where he is charged with paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute until after elections next month, according to a decision by judges that could help his political comeback. A new timetable of hearings set by Milan judges on Monday shows the last session in the trial will be held on March 11, well after the February 24-25 elections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:30:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737216 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy's Berlusconi defends reputation in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/italys-berlusconi-defends-reputation-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday defended his reputation in Europe but accused Germany of imposing austerity on everyone as he contests his sixth election in nearly two decades.</p> <p>"Saying that I am not well regarded while others are would be a lie," the 76-year-old Berlusconi told a press conference.</p> <p>"I have friendly ties with all my European colleagues and American presidents," said the billionaire tycoon, who has earned a reputation for frequent gaffes at international summits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/italys-berlusconi-defends-reputation-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743185 at http://www.globalpost.com Filmmaker cries censorship as Italy political documentary blocked http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/filmmaker-cries-censorship-italy-political-documentary-blocked <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Film discusses decline of Italy in recent years</p> <p>* Documentary blocked from premiere in public museum</p> <p>* Museum says has to wait until after Feb 24-25 elections</p> <p>By Philip Pullella</p> <p>ROME, Feb 1 (Reuters) - A British filmmaker said on Friday he was a victim of censorship after a leading museum cancelled the Italian premiere of the documentary "Girlfriend in a Coma", which is highly critical of Italy's political and economic situation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/filmmaker-cries-censorship-italy-political-documentary-blocked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Entertainment Italy Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:30:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743532 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-AC Milan vice-president under fire for racist remark http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-ac-milan-vice-president-under-fire-racist-remark <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 5 (Reuters) - AC Milan vice-president Paolo Berlusconi has landed the Serie A giants in hot water after making a racist remark days after the unveiling of new signing Mario Balotelli.</p> <p>A video clip posted on Italian media websites shows Berlusconi, the brother of club president and former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, making the comment while flanked by a group of male companions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-ac-milan-vice-president-under-fire-racist-remark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 05:15:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747141 at http://www.globalpost.com Former Berlusconi exec in line to buy Italian channel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/former-berlusconi-exec-line-buy-italian-channel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A former executive in Silvio Berlusconi's media empire was selected on Monday for exclusive negotiations to buy Italian television channel La7, owner Telecom Italia said in a statement.</p> <p>Telecom Italia's board "today agreed to initiate exclusive negotiations with Cairo Communication for the sale of the entire stake in La7," the operator said.</p> <p>Berlusconi himself, Australian tycoon Rupert Murdoch and Italian luxury fashion billionaire Diego Della Valle had all expressed an interest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/former-berlusconi-exec-line-buy-italian-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Silvio Berlusconi Telecom Italia Media AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:16:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759401 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Milan coach says he welcomes Berlusconi comments on team http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/soccer-milan-coach-says-he-welcomes-berlusconi-comments-team <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Brian Homewood</p> <p>MILAN, Feb 19 (Reuters) - AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri said he welcomed suggestions on team selection and tactics from club president Silvio Berlusconi, adding his team would not be Champions League "sacrificial lambs" against Barcelona.</p> <p>Former Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi regularly comments on team selection, something which would be frowned upon at many clubs.</p> <p>His latest idea was that Milan should man-mark Lionel Messi in Wednesday's round-of-16 first leg tie at San Siro.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/soccer-milan-coach-says-he-welcomes-berlusconi-comments-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:00:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5759981 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlusconi mails tax refund promise to Italians http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/berlusconi-mails-tax-refund-promise-italians <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi has caused outrage among political rivals by sending letters to millions of Italians promising to reimburse tax they paid in 2012, in a final drive for votes before elections this weekend.</p> <p>The official-looking envelopes read: "Important notice: reimbursement of IMU 2012", referring to an unpopular property tax brought in by the technocrat government of Mario Monti.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/berlusconi-mails-tax-refund-promise-italians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Politics of Europe Silvio Berlusconi Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760907 at http://www.globalpost.com Fake qualifications scandal torpedoes Berlusconi's rival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/fake-qualifications-scandal-torpedoes-berlusconis-rival <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Naomi O'Leary</p> <p>ROME, Feb 20 (Reuters) - An Italian anti-corruption party that threatened to divert votes away from Silvio Berlusconi's centre right was thrown into disarray on Wednesday when its leader resigned after admitting he had claimed false academic credentials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/fake-qualifications-scandal-torpedoes-berlusconis-rival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Italy Oscar Giannino Silvio Berlusconi Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761262 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Milan thrive in new role as underdogs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/soccer-milan-thrive-new-role-underdogs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Brian Homewood</p> <p>MILAN, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Seven-times European champions and 18-times winners of the Italian league, AC Milan are rarely cast as underdogs, yet they thrived in the role on their way to Wednesday's shock 2-0 Champions League win over Barcelona.</p> <p>Despite playing at home in front of a 75,000 crowd, coach Massimiliano Allegri was clearly aware of his team's limitations and accepted that his side would have to concede most of the possession to Barcelona.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/soccer-milan-thrive-new-role-underdogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761901 at http://www.globalpost.com The AFP news calendar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/the-afp-news-calendar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Monday, February 25 to Sunday, March 24</p> <p>Monday, February 25</p> <p>ABU DHABI: Verdict in appeals trial of 10 pirates jailed for life for hijacking a ship off Oman in 2011</p> <p>ALLAHABAD, India: The Kumbh Mela Hindu festival wraps up</p> <p>ANKARA: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits</p> <p>BARCELONA: Opening of Mobile World Congress, the top mobile telecom trade fair (to 28)</p> <p>BRUSSELS: EU farming ministers meet (to 26)</p> <p>DOHA: Verdict in appeals trial of poet Mohammed al-Ajami, jailed for life for incitement against the Qatari regime</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/the-afp-news-calendar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Disaster Italy Law Politics Religion Silvio Berlusconi Social Issues Technology AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 06:17:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762978 at http://www.globalpost.com