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Will A Belly Dancer Shake Berlusconi From Office?02:36
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Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi. (AP )
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi. (AP )

Italy's flamboyant prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is in trouble again, and again it involves a young woman. This time her name is Ruby, a teenaged Moroccan belly dancer, who claims to have gone to parties at the 74-year-old Berlusconi's home. There are questions about Berlusconi's connections to the girl because he intervened with authorities to have her freed from police custodY. Critics are renewing their calls for his resignation. The BBC's Duncan Kennedy reports on the latest scandal involving the Italian leader.

This segment aired on November 4, 2010.

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