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Austerity-weary Italy votes in crucial eurozone election

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Italians fed up with austerity voted on Sunday in the country's most important elections in a generation, as Europe watched for signs of fresh instability in the eurozone's third economy. 

Men stand by electoral banners before voting at a polling station in downtown Rome on February 24, 2013. Italians fed up with austerity voted on Sunday in the country's most important elections in a generation, as Europe watched for signs of fresh instability in the eurozone's third economy.

Millions turned out to vote for the first time since billionaire tycoon Silvio Berlusconi was ousted in 2011 in a wave of financial market panic to be replaced by former Eurocrat Mario Monti.

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