[JURIST] Italian prosecutors asked a court on Monday to sentence former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] to three years and eight months in prison on fraud charges. Berlusconi has been accused of embezzlement relating to his commercial broadcast company, Mediaset. With the former prime minister, the prosecution asked the court to sentence the chairman of the company Fedele Confalonieri to three years and four months. The next hearing in the case will be held on July...

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