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Latest update : 2011-11-08

Berlusconi: I'm not going anywhere

Silvio Berlusconi makes today's headlines - insisting to some Italian papers that he's not going anywhere, while others call for his head. We also look at the leaked IAEA report on Iran's nuclear ambitions - and what Sarkozy said to Obama about Netanyahu at the G20 when he thought the microphones were off.

Right wing paper Libero defends Berlusconi - he tells them he's waiting to see if rebellious parliamentarians dare look him in the eye and vote against him.

La Repubblica, on the other hand, calls for his head - saying the time has come to form a technocratic transition government.

The Washington Post has got its hands on the TAEA report - saying Iran has the capacity to build a nuclear warhead.

Israeli news site YNet has tapes of conversation between Sarkozy and Obama that microphones weren't meant to hear - the French President calls Benjamin Netanyahu a liar.

And The Guardian has the Olympic torch's route around Britain - 8000 miles of planes, boats and trains.

By Elena CASAS

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