Rome -- Laura Boldrini, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, opened on Thursday the photo exhibition "Room with a view, a Foreign Press look at the true Italy”, curated by Christopher Warde-Jones at the headquarters of the Foreign Press Association, in Rome.
ROME - Interior Minister, Angelino Alfano has said that two men who were allegedly at the helm of the ship, which capsized in the Mediterranean on Sunday leaving an estimated 850 dead, have been arrested. This move has come as prosecutors in Sicily claim the captain, perhaps in an effort to hide his identity, rammed a Portuguese freighter, which had been called to aid the situation.
ROME - The Turin Shroud, which is one of the most famous relics in the Christian religion, has gone on display at Turin Cathedral for the first time in five years.
ROME – The Rome International School attains excellence, despite being one of the Eternal City's newest foreign schools, with a unique curriculum and state-of-art facilities, principal Anthony Allard says.
ROME - Juventus battled to a 0-0 draw in Monaco on Wednesday night, which sealed their passage to a first UEFA Champions League semi-final in 12 seasons. The Bianconeri will join European heavyweights Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich in Friday’s draw.
Condemning society’s habit of ‘emergency politics’, wherein a disaster must happen before a solution can be found, the Community has emphasised the need for initiative on an international scale.
ROME - Following a surprise defeat to Gael Monfils in the Monte-Carlo Masters, Roger Federer has said he may skip the Rome Masters in the run up to Roland Garros. Defending champion, Novak Djokovic is expected to play in Rome, along with fellow superstars Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray.
In the aftermath of his exit in Monaco, Federer acknowledged that losing to Monfils in just his third clay court match of the new season was a disappointment but was relaxed about the month ahead.
WASHINGTON – In his first official visit to the US capital, the Italian PM emphasises his commitment to reform.
In a speech at Washington’s Georgetown University, Prime Minister Renzi likens his country to a “sleeping beauty” which has been “in the woods for too long.” He added: "We are here to wake it up, to give direction for the future. It's not possible to backtrack on the reforms. It would be crazy to waste this opportunity."
ROME - “These six months during Expo 2015 are going to be a launch ramp for Italy’s economic recovery as well as being unique opportunity to raise social awareness about development,” said Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lapo Pistelli.