September 16, 2014
ROME- The seventh annual Travel Writing Festival in Rome has announced its 2014 programme, to include events on Eritrea and Dante.
ROME – The FAO has announced that the Millennium Development goal of halving world hunger by 2015 is within reach.
September 15, 2014
MALTA – Two young survivors of a shipwreck in the Mediterranean have reported that their boat, carrying around 500 migrants, was deliberately sunk by traffickers last week.
VATICAN – On Sunday Pope Francis officiated at the marriages of twenty couples in Saint Peter’s Basilica, some of whom already cohabit or have children.
September 12, 2014
ROME– Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber, will continue to work for peace after the UN named him a “world humanitarian leader,” the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Italy said Friday.
1, The UK was never really united -the 1707 Unification of Parliaments was against the wishes of 98 percent of the Scottish populatio
September 11, 2014
REVIEW - Hack Attack: How the Truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch, by Nick Davies, Chatto & Windus.
September 1, 2014
ROME – “Remember if something happens to me I want you to see to my burial in Port Stanley,” Mike Sposito told a friend last year, adding: “liver to be buried separately with full military honours.
August 25, 2014
ROME – FAO DG Jose Graziano da Silva has begun locking staff showers to discourage employees from spending long lunches exercising on the sports track next to the agency, FAO sources say.
September 13, 2014
ROME—It may seem churlish to criticise one’s publisher and blame him for the commercial failure of one’s book, but anyway here goes.
I was a satisfied iUniverse customer, until recently.
CARRARA - I am carving a block of marble from the Michelangelo Quarry in Carrara in an outdoor studio by the side of the road that leads to that quarry.
September 5, 2014
ROME – At the Turkish Embassy Esin Zeynep Selvi has been appointed as the new head of the Office of Culture.
September 3, 2014
ROME - It’s a fact - On July 1 US legislation called the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act came into force and was implemented across the world to target tax avoidance by non-re
Rome—Italy’s debate over what to do about the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been overshadowed by a furious row over the ill-judged comments of Alessandro Di Battista, an MP
August 21, 2014
PALERMO, Sicily -- The Kuwaiti-flagged vessel "Journey of Hope" arrived in the Sicilian port capital Thursday as part of a world tour to raise awareness about the rights of the mentally disabled.
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