October 1, 2014
PALERMO –An appeal has been opened on the strength of new evidence against General Maurio Mori, who was previously cleared of Mafia associations in July 2013.
September 29, 2014
ROME – A senior executive in FAO corporate communications boasted that female colleagues he seduced were “obsessed” with him and “devastated” when he dropped them, FAO sources said.
ROME - Four clients accused of relations with two under-aged prostitutes in the Parioli area of Rome have agreed to a plea-bargain to avoid trial.
September 28, 2014
COSENZA – “From culture comes the inspiration to pursue freedom,” said judge Marinella Rocca, as she congratulated prize-winner Dr Hawa Abdi at the 8th annual Mediterranean Culture Prize
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.
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.
LONDON – On Tuesday a British judge overturned 180 divorces awarded to Italian couples who fraudulently claimed residence in the UK.
September 30, 2014
ROME – The Israelite Hospital and several health clinics in the city were raided Tuesday morning by police investigating fraud within the national health service.
ROME – British biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett will be reading from, and discussing, her award-winning biography on poet Gabriele D’Annunzio on Oct 9.
ROME – Italy has increased its level of alert for possible terrorist plots within the country, although no specific threats have been identified at this time, interior minister Angelino Alfano said
BARI – A hunger strike has begun at an immigrant detention centre on the Adriatic coast as a Tunisian man, 30, sewed his lips shut in protest at inhumane treatment and living conditions.
VENICE – “ER” actor and serial bachelor George Clooney married British-Lebanese barrister Amal Alamuddin at a star-studded ceremony at the Aman Hotel on Saturday.
September 25, 2014
VATICAN CITY– The former papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, was placed under house arrest within the Vatican on Tuesday, church officials announced.
September 23, 2014
ROME – Three immigrants were beaten up on Sunday night by locals who took to the streets of Corcolle to protest attacks on two Atac buses.
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