November 27, 2014
ROME - Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanim and Ambassador Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled Al-Jaber Al-Sabah opened Kuwait’s dazzling Roma Verso Expo exhibit at Leonardo da Vinci Airport this week.
ROME – The drawn out fight of foreign lecturers for equal rights in Italy has been revived by the revelation of an error by the European Commission in its approval of the shameful Gelmini law.
November 17, 2014
ROME - A New Yorker who graduated in political science, Sari Gilbert seemed headed for academia but in1972 a research grant brought her to Rome and a career with The Washington Post and Newsweek.
November 11, 2014
SIENA - "It's right back there," the guide is pointing through a pane of glass behind a side altar in the Basilica Cateriniana di San Domenico in Siena.
November 8, 2014
ROME – FAO Latin America Chief Forestry officer Jorge Meza evidently has disregarded the director general’s ban on croneyism, adjudicating a long term consultancy to girlfriend Maria Mercedes Proañ
November 5, 2014
ROME – The Dutch Ambassador to the FAO, Gerda Verburg, is considering running as a candidate for election as Director General of the UN agency, diplomatic sources said Thursday.
ROME- The Turkish Ambassador to Italy, H.E. Aydin A.Sezgin, played host to hundreds of guests at a glittering reception to mark Turkey’s national Day.
November 25, 2014
ROME – Fabrizio, a 50-year-old Sicilian doctor has become the first Italian to become infected with Ebola, and is to be transported to Rome for treatment, Italian officials confirmed on Monday.
ROME - Less than a week after everybody celebrated the historical agreement on Nov 17 between the US and China on reduction of CO2 emissions, a very cold shower has come from India.
November 24, 2014
ROME – Samantha Cristoforetti has fulfilled her dream of becoming the first Italian woman in space after she travelled to the International Space Station on Monday.
November 21, 2014
ROME – Dr Sarah Al Rakayan outlined Kuwait’s plans to combat an ever-changing food culture at a panel at FAO’s international conference on nutrition this week.
November 20, 2014
ROME – Pope Francis lashed out Thursday at what he said were the “market priorities” and the “primacy of profit” hindering the struggle against hunger and denutrition among the world’s poor.
November 19, 2014
November 18, 2014
TURIN - “Too much too soon” was the verdict of the WWF after a ten day conference held in Genoa by ICCAT (International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) concluded yesterday.
LONDON - The renowned Frescobaldi family of Florence has opened its first international restaurant in Mayfair.
ROME- Mayor Ignazio Marino is fighting calls for him to resign amid a parking fines scandal, anti-immigration riots in the suburbs and a Democratic Party ‘diktat’ ultimatum.
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