July 23, 2014
ROME-The Costa Concordia, which was wrecked in January 2012 after a rock collision killing 32 people, finally left the Tuscan island of Giglio on Wednesday and is being towed towards Genoa where i
July 21, 2014
Rome - FAO DG José Graziano da Silva has ordered the agency's Latin American top jefe to send his girlfriend back to Buenos Aires as part of a crackdown on nepotism, FAO sources say.
July 22, 2014
VATICAN CITY – During his weekly Angelus address, Pope Francis expressed concern over tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine, urging the people to pray for peace.
ROME – Transport authorities stepped up inspections against fare dodgers Tuesday as commuters complained some Metro stations are "taken over" by gypsey children
July 18, 2014
ROME –The Eternal City’s only American Catholic university offers a unique campus combining academic rigour with opportunities to network with cardinals, interim President Fr Joseph Levesque says.
July 11, 2014
CASTEL ROMANO- Italy’s first cinematic theme park, CineCitta’ World, opens this month with Academy Award winners Dante Ferretti and Ennio Morricone insisting it is not another Disneyland.
ROME– IFAD strategy whizz Gary Howe has quit citing differences with President Kanayo Nwanze as top honcho Thomas Elhaut "took a sabbatical" after clashes with the Nigerian czar, UN sources say.
July 3, 2014
ROME - Controversial FAO CIO division chief Florentin "Dracula" Albu has bowed out of the UN agency after apparently agreeing to reject an extension of his contract, FAO sources said.
July 1, 2014
VERONA - I have taught at the University of Verona for 30 years - The only advice I can offer Italian students seeking a career in academia is to leave Italy.
June 28, 2014
ROME –After Australian MPs read the Italian Insider story on Kanayo Nwanze’s lavish lifestlye, Australia has formally told IFAD's director general it will not re-join the UN agency, officials said.
June 27, 2014
ROME -Kuwait is committed to using its financial punch to help Italy exit recession, endorsing “important” Italian diplomatic efforts for mideast peace, says the Kuwaiti Ambassador
June 23, 2014
VATICAN CITY - The Holy See has unveiled the new St Peter’s Cricket Club’s forthcoming “Light of Faith” tour which will climax in an unprecedented Twenty20 ecumenical charity match with an Anglica
May 29, 2014
SANT'ORESTE-For over 50 years, the vast bunker in the heart of Mt Soratte was a well-kept secret- Few people knew of its strategic role in the last World War and, later
May 16, 2014
ROME-The arrival of St.Stephen’s new Head Eric Mayer in the school’s 50th anniversary year has filled the institution with “magnetic charm and charisma,” says the school newspaper The Cortile.
May 12, 2014
VENICE-A masterpiece in man's history, the ancient four gilt-bronze horses of St Mark’s Basilica are the only ones to have survived after long and perilous journeys.
April 29, 2014
ROME - Italy is often dubbed the ultimate paradox- A spectacular landscape, more than a fair share of sun, sand, sea, mountains, islands, volcanoes, rich natural produce, fantastic food and wine,
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.”
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