The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has finally concluded. Mr. Mubarak and his former interior minister Habib Adli were convicted and sentenced to life in prison. In Mr. Mubarak’s case, of course, that may not be a very long sentence.
In other news, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said that Italy should use its own mint to print euro banknotes to help ease the financial crisis. He also said that if France and Germany didn’t like his idea, they could quit the euro.
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