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    Italy's president to run for second term

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Giorgio Napolitano has put forward his candidacy for another term as Italy's president after the main political parties appealed for him to help resolve a deepening crisis. The announcement came after politicians again failed to elect a new head of state in their fifth round of voting on Saturday, with the largest share of ballots left blank in a stalling tactic by parties. Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Rome.