June 19, 2013
VATICAN CITY- One hundred days after Pope Francis assumed the papacy “We Are Church,” a liberal Catholic opposition movement urged the Argentinian pontiff to usher in reforms to decentralize church
June 18, 2013
ROME- The subject of racism in Italy became more relevant this week after a Northern League councilor in Padua asked on Facebook why no one raped Italy's first black cabinet minister Cécile Kyenge
ROME – The FAO Director General, José Graziano da Silva, has broken up an “immoral earnings” ring involving a number of staff at the UN agency, FAO sources said.
June 17, 2013
ROME– Turkmenistan, Sao Tome, Niger and Dominican Republic may deserve FAO honours for meeting UN development goals but all are in hefty arrears in paying dues to the UN agency, FAO sources say.
June 6, 2013
ROME-Italy must follow the USA and create more private universities to prevent the Italian youth workforce becoming "marginalised," American University of Rome President Richard Hodges says.
June 15, 2013
PATTAYA, Thailand -- Anyone meeting the remarkable Juergen (Gio) Lusuardi will not quickly forget, especially when they discover how many benefit from his energy building the Take Care Kids charity
June 11, 2013
ROME– Staff at the Food and Agriculture Organisation may stage a walk-out at this month’s conference of the UN agency to protest discrimination against staff association leaders, agency sources say
ROME-- The English Theatre of Rome presents the European Premiere of Shiva Arms, written and performed by Doug Motel for one night only on Sunday 30th June at 8pm.
June 10, 2013
ROME–Latin American diplomats, a Pinochet opponent and veterans brought back from retirement are among new staff in FAO chief Jose Graziano da Silva's office, FAO sources say.
WASHINGTON-- In 2007, Amanda Knox left Seattle for Perugia, Italy, to master the language, then move to Rome for a creative-writing course at the University of Washington’s overseas program.
June 5, 2013
ROME – Saad Alotaibi, considered a Saudi Royal family unofficial emissary at the FAO, has left his job as Assistant Director General for the mideast following the murky death of a Japanese staffer
June 4, 2013
ROME-- Recently the Corriere della Sera carried two full pages and an editorial debating whether Britain will leave the EU -For many years this was unthinkable.
June 3, 2011
ROME — Italian magistrates have shelved criminal proceedings in connection with the death of respected Belgian foreign correspondent Federic Hacourt at the Fate BeneFratelli hospital on Rome’s isla
June 1, 2011
Rome- Three orphan students from Malawi have expressed their gratitude to the Commonwealth Club of Rome and its members.
April 27, 2011
The common Latin origins of Italian and English can often lead to bewilderment cautions Angus Campbell
March 17, 2011
ROME - Thousands of Italians took to the streets and tuned into their televisions last night to celebrate the opening ceremony of 150 years of Italian Unification.
March 16, 2011
ROME — As the rest of the world iresponds to Japan’s nuclear crisis by taking serious precautions while dealing with their nuclear energy, Italy still plans on continui
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March 3, 2011
ROME- The headquarters of the bridge-building Sant’Egido community in Trastevere has been the centre of an inter-cultural dialogue between Muslims and Christians.
February 24, 2011
ROME — Luci sull’Est (Light on the East), an Italian association of Catholic inspiration, has announced the completion on the site of a huge former Soviet Gulag of the
February 21, 2011
Rome –The painters Botticelli and Raphael set the measure of female beauty during the Italian Renaissance and influenced western art for centuries to come.
February 17, 2011
ROME– Just after the closure of the successful Caravaggio exhibition held at the Scuderie del Quirinale that celebrated the 400th anniversary of the artist’s death, Rom
ROME– Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak - a man who once served as the country’s air force commander and who just a few weeks ago was publicly announcing he was ‘’a military man who had served this country dur
February 15, 2011
ROME — Nearly 100 guests attended the Association of British Expats in Italy’s Annual Event and Luncheon on Saturday.
MILAN — A Milan judge on Tuesday ordered Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stand trial April 6 on charges of using an under age prostitute and abuse of office.
February 14, 2011
ROME– Hundreds of thousands of women, and some men, took to the streets of the capital and other cities last week-end demanding the resignation of the Italian Prime Min
February 10, 2011
ROME– Prisons have been opened, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities damaged, the internet shut down, curfews imposed, and government buildings and police stations burned
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