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Berlusconi ally flees as feared

PALERMO:

A longtime political ally and business associate of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has left the country ahead of a final ruling on mafia collusion charges. An arrest warrant was this week issued for former Senator Marcello Dell'Utri after prosecutors said they had evidence he might abscond before the verdict due next Tuesday.

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