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CASTELVETRANO – A renewed effort to capture the Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro, considered the capo dei capi (boss of bosses) within Cosa Notra, has been launched, reports Il Fatto Quotidiano. The hunt will target those surrounding the playboy Mafioso and his network of support. 

27 Jun 2019
JAN FILIPOWICZ

 ROME — Western nations are considering asking the World Food Programme to hold the next Food and Agriculture Organization election for director general after pro-Chinese FAO executives refused to ban electronic devices during polling as China reputedly demanded photos of ballot sheets as proof before rewarding countries supporting Beijing’s Communist candidate for the head of the UN agency, UN sources said Tuesday.

25 Jun 2019
JAN FILIPOWICZ

 ROME  -- Qu Dongyu, China’s deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, in a major setback for the United States, which had  myopically divided the Western vote by declining to support EU candidate  France.

23 Jun 2019
JOHN PHILLIPS and GABRIEL BARRIE
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 ROME -- Désirée Giorgetti is a Milanese, French-Italian actress who came screaming and fighting onto the international stage after her debut film, Raffaele Picchio’s Morituris (2011), became the first film in Italy to be censored in 14 years, gaining a heady mix of fame and notoriety along the way. The film is based on the true-life 1976 Circeo rape-murder, with additional zombie legionaries, and its sexual violence and torture scenes were seen by some as gratuitous, if not downright offensive. 

20 Jun 2019
Edwin Audland
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ROME - Italian football looks set to become the new European home for foreign investors as improved television rights look set to make return on investments for shareholders more lucrative than ever, a leading financial expert in the industry has said.

19 Jun 2019