ROME – The Food and Agriculture Organisation's ambitious CIO division director, Florentin Albu, has turned abolition of posts at the UN agency into a “personal vendetta,” FAO sources charge.
ROME - Chaos struck the town of Albano on Tuesday as demonstrators gathered to protest the controversial funeral of former Nazi officer Erich Priebke.
ROME -- FAO staff carried out a short warning strike Tuesday to protest job cuts and management violating the UN agency's job security agreements, FAO sources said.
Staff at the troubled Rome based Food and Agriculture Organisation had planned industrial action last week to coincide with the agency's World Food Week jamboree but FAO Director General José Graziano told staff representative bodies he would consider industrial action then a personal affront.
FLORENCE -- After a spectacular week of racing, the UCI Road World Championships was brought to a close by a thrilling – albeit very wet – final day of racing, which pitted the world's finest riders against one another. Before the race, the favourites included Italy's Vincenzo Nibali and Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara.