Posted by | November 12, 2011 16:36 | Filed under: Top Stories

Italian Prime Minister Silvia Berlusconi has resigned, and former European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will form a new government.

Berlusconi presented his resignation to President Giorgio Napolitano after the parliament in Rome gave final approval to a plan to spur growth and tame the region’s second-biggest debt. Napolitano will consult with political parties tomorrow to seek support for Monti, 68, before offering him the post.

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