Thug leaders fall


Prime Minister Romano Prodi on Thursday vowed to undo most of the policies of his predecessor, Silvio Berlusconi, and pledged to bring all Italy’s troops home from what he called the “occupation” of Iraq.


MPs in Nepal have taken revenge on the man who drove them from office, voting to dramatically reduce the powers of the king, calling for him to be stripped of his legal immunity, authority over the army and freedom from paying taxes.