Europe

  • Five Star Movement leader and comedian Beppe Grillo and his wife Parvin Tadjik arrive to cast their votes in Genoa, Italy, Feb. 25, 2013.
  • Democratic party leader Pier Luigi Bersani casts his vote in Piacenza, Italy, Feb. 24, 2013.
  • A woman casts her vote in a polling station in Rome, Feb. 24, 2013.
  • A voting official prepares ballot papers at a polling station in Rome, Feb. 24, 2013.
  • Carabinieri stop a protester from the women's rights organization Femen outside the polling station where former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi cast his vote in Milan, Italy, Feb. 24, 2013.
  • A nun casts her vote in a polling station in Rome, Feb. 24, 2013.

Italians Vote in National Election

Published February 25, 2013

Italians angry over a prolonged economic slump and a discredited political elite cast ballots with many looking to anti-establishment parties promising radical change.


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