VALLETTA- The brutal assassination of a well known critic of the government in Malta has sparked international disgust and threatens to provoke a political crisis on the small Mediterranean island. The state of the island is as such that it is unclear whether this attack was ordered on behalf of slighted politicians, a product of organised crime, or some combination of the two.
ROME - Asia Argento, who last week revealed her alleged assault by Harvey Weinstein, has opened up on multiple other cases of assault and rape during the early stages of her career.
ROME – After a dismal qualifying campaign, Italy prevailed in a nervy encounter in Albania to book their place in the World Cup playoffs. The Azzurri finished second behind Spain in Group G and will now go into the knockout round as top seeds, despite flattering to deceive in the majority of their qualifiers.
ROME – The Food and Agriculture Organisation, in an evident, costly move to provide support for the growing flock of rooky Latin American staff members hired by Director General José Graziano da Silva, has advertised nearly 100 consultancy positions on sky-high wages to woo back former experienced staff to temporary jobs, sources at the UN agency say.
ROME - A Member of the European Parliament’s Petitions Committee, Jude Kirton-Darling, has strongly criticised the European Commission’s impotence towards asserting authority after the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has broken EU law in order to uphold their institutional “contempt for the rights” of foreign nationals teaching in the corrupt Italian University system.