April 23, 2014
ROME-As Christendom awaits the canonisation of two beloved popes, the Eternal City battles to welcome as many as seven million people for the historic moment.
April 21, 2014
ORTONA - A wine producing zone with a long history has just launched two new DOC wines in this Adriatic port town -A letter of Pope Gregory in 594 is the first mention of the wine of Ortona which,
April 17, 2014
ROME –IFAD staff held hands singing Kumbaya recently but Director General Kanayo Nwanze has ended the euphoria by hiring a new Budget Director from his native Nigeria, UN sources say.
April 15, 2014
ROME–American Overseas School Head Beth Pfannl reveals in an interview how the “American system of education produces students like global leader Steve Jobs.”
ROME– Britain has told Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s Government that Italy must “find a solution” to “unacceptable and illegal” discrimination of UK lecturers, Europe Minister David Lidington says.
April 24, 2014
ROME (IPS) - In case you missed it, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the final part of a report April 13 which says bluntly we have 15 years to avoid exceeding the “safe” thre
April 20, 2014
VATICAN CITY– Pope Francis marked Easter Sunday by urging the world to “defeat the plague of hunger, aggravated by conflicts and the immense waste with which we are often complicit.”
April 16, 2014
TURIN-“I like to think of VenTo as the string of a necklace” says Paolo Pileri, the tireless promoter of the scheme that is seeking to construct an unbroken cycle path along the river Po from Turin
April 14, 2014
PALERMO, Sicily -I must emphasise that I am neither an anthropologist nor a lexicographer and I cannot claim to belong to any of the other admirable disciplines that investigate origin of language.
April 11, 2014
ROME-In the heart of the Eternal City, there is a place where enticing aromas of the Orient will make you forget you never left the homeland of pasta.
April 7, 2014
ROME – Poverty buster José Graziano da Silva surprised neighbours the other day when he kicked in the doors of the elevator in his smart apartment block on the Aventino hill, FAO sources say.
March 28, 2014
ROME-From the vestiges of a suburban wine and oil shop, this fine establishment is a mishmash of modern creativity developed from an old Italian concept.
March 27, 2014
ROME--Choosing obscure Sant’Alfonso on the Esquiline Hill as titular church for Britain’s highest Catholic, Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols, came as a surprise in many quarters.
ROME-A dossier on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s former residence has been opened by the Prosecutor’s office in Florence following a report by a town council staff membe
March 26, 2014
March 24, 2014
ROME -- IFAD has vowed to cooperate with authorities investigating alleged involvement by United Nations Rome staff in a "baby call girl" racket rocking Italy's establishment.
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