October 21, 2014
Rome – Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged to give 80 euros a month for three years to new mothers in a tax break, along with a promise to reduce taxes, beginning in January 2015.
October 20, 2014
ROME -The Food and Agriculture Organisation is laying off 111 of its staff in Somalia this month, raising concern about the agency's capacity to deal with a future famine,
October 18, 2014
MATERA - Naming Matera European Culture Capital 2019 breathes new life into the ancient cave city.
October 17, 2014
MILAN – Judge Enrico Tranfa confirmed his resignation Friday, following Berlusconi "Ruby" case; but refuses to confirm he opposed the not-guilty verdict.
October 16, 2014
ROME –The FAO will follow “precautional measures recommended by Italian authorities” against Ebola when thousands of delegates arrive for an international nutrition conference, the UN agency says.
October 15, 2014
ROME --A World Food Programme (WFP) staff member tested negative for Ebola at a Rome hospital Wednesday having felt unwell after returning from Guinea, WFP said.
NEW YORK - On Sept 21, Hervé Gourdel, a French mountain guide, was visiting the Kabylia region southeast of Algiers, when he was abducted and later beheaded by the militant group Jund al-Khilaf
September 29, 2014
ROME – A senior executive in FAO corporate communications boasted that female colleagues he seduced were “obsessed” with him and “devastated” when he dropped them, FAO sources said.
Cernobbio – A farmers’ collective has called for Neapolitan pizza to be recognised by UNESCO as an “intangible cultural heritage” in order to protect Italian ingr
VATICAN CITY – For the first time in the history of Michelangelo’s famous chapel Pope Francis has permitted a private company, Porsche, to rent the space.
ROME – The world of the Turkish khanqahs of the Ottoman empire will be on display in an exhibition numbering some 350 objects at the Galleria delle Cinque Lune.
ROME - ‘Expect the unexpected’ is the watchword with any Ian McEwan novel, suspense will be a given, and the odd stunning reversal.
October 10, 2014
ROME – Crowds of students gathered at the Colosseum and in city squares across the country on Friday to protest the Jobs Act and Education reform.
October 7, 2014
TRENTO - In the tiny village of Ronzo-Chienis, near Lake Garda, a memorial was held the other day for a little known American hero of World War II.
October 3, 2014
ROME - Elena Ferrante has had amazing success in the Anglo-Saxon world with her novels: James Woods in The New Yorker lau
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