October 22, 2014
LONDON – British ambassador Christopher Prentice "is seeking a further meeting with the Italian Education Minister" to address discrimination against UK lecturers
ROME- The Israeli singer Noa gave a concert on Tuesday at the Brancaccio theatre in Rome to raise money for the InSé foundation’s children’s home in Kinshasa.
October 21, 2014
ROME – Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged to give 80 euros a month for three years to new mothers in a tax break, along with a promise to reduce taxes, beginning in January 2015.
October 20, 2014
ROME -The Food and Agriculture Organisation is laying off 111 of its staff in Somalia this month, raising concern about the agency's capacity to deal with a future famine,
October 18, 2014
MATERA - Naming Matera European Culture Capital 2019 breathes new life into the ancient cave city.
October 16, 2014
ROME –The FAO will follow “precautional measures recommended by Italian authorities” against Ebola when thousands of delegates arrive for an international nutrition conference, the UN agency says.
October 15, 2014
ROME --A World Food Programme (WFP) staff member tested negative for Ebola at a Rome hospital Wednesday having felt unwell after returning from Guinea, WFP said.
NEW YORK - On Sept 21, Hervé Gourdel, a French mountain guide, was visiting the Kabylia region southeast of Algiers, when he was abducted and later beheaded by the militant group Jund al-Khilaf
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 – An ongoing dispute over redundancies at the Rome Opera House led to a sit-in outside the theatre before the opening night of Rigoletto on Tuesday.
VATICAN CITY - The pope congratulated the Bayern Munich team on Wednesday, after their astounding 7-1 win against AS Roma in the Champions League.
October 17, 2014
Cernobbio – A farmers’ collective has called for Neapolitan pizza to be recognised by UNESCO as an “intangible cultural heritage” in order to protect Italian ingr
VATICAN CITY – For the first time in the history of Michelangelo’s famous chapel Pope Francis has permitted a private company, Porsche, to rent the space.
ROME – The world of the Turkish khanqahs of the Ottoman empire will be on display in an exhibition numbering some 350 objects at the Galleria delle Cinque Lune.
ROME - ‘Expect the unexpected’ is the watchword with any Ian McEwan novel, suspense will be a given, and the odd stunning reversal.
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