ROME -- The Food and Agriculture Organization confirmed this week the departure of its former Human Resources director Fernando Servan following his investigation and summary dismissal amid charges of sexual harassment, abuse of power and corruption in one of the highest level 'Me Too' scandals to rock the United Nations, FAO sources said.
ROME - Technology company Leonardo announced the sale of five helicopters valued at nearly 30 million euros while at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE), held August 13-15 in São Paulo, Brazil.
Three AW109 Trekker light twins, one AW109 GrandNew and one AW169 intermediate twins will join other 170 Leonardo helicopters flying in Brazil and over 220 units in South America, expanding the 40% market share that global leader Leonardo enjoys in the in the VIP multiengine segment.
ROME - The parents of Italian PhD student Giulio Regeni, who was kidnapped, tortured and murdered in Egypt in 2016, launched Monday an online petition demanding that Italian Ambassador to Cairo Gianpaolo Cantini immediately return to Italy.
Cantini had left Egypt following Regeni’s brutal death, but has been back to his post in Cairo for two years.