July 29, 2014
ROME– A former municipal police corporal has been charged with fraudulently selling traffic permits for the centre of the Eternal City to 61 ‘VIPs’ including the Fendi fashion heirs, judicial sour
July 28, 2014
JUBA– UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) have warned that as many as 50,000 children may die this year due famine in the world's newest country.
ROME-The Costa Concordia arrived on Sunday in the Ligurian port after its four day long journey from Giglio, where it was wrecked in January 2012-the dismantlin
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.
NAPLES – A 75-year-old pensioner, Mariano Bottari, was shot dead in cross fire between gansters in Portici (Naples) after returning from grocery shopping, police said.
CASERTA-Pope Francis asks for forgiveness from Catholics on Monday for the ‘persecution’ of Pentecostals-he spoke of a ‘fundamental’ unity between Christians and ‘the commandment of Christ’, accor
ROME-Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian cyclist to win the prestigious competition in 16 years.
July 23, 2014
ROME- Barbara Tamburro’s 6˚Senso Art Gallery in the hub of the ever-vibrant Rione Trevi, encapsulates a fusion between art and fashion.
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 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.
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