June 18, 2013
ROME- The subject of racism in Italy was made all the more relevant this week after a local Northern League councilor in Padua asked on her Facebook page why no one had raped Italy's first black ca
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 13, 2013
ROME -- Italian analysts study local polls with the care of soothsayers in entrails and flight of birds to foresee Italy's future but this time there is more detachment
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.
January 31, 2011
ROME — The revolutionary new labour contract engineered by Sergio Marchionne, CEO of the Fiat Group, passed with a narrow majority of just over 400 votes, most of them
January 28, 2011
ROME — Enel, the leading Italian energy company, has been accused of illicit behaviour in dealings in the burgeoning Italian renewable energy market.
December 15, 2010
ROME — When Silvio Berlusconi recently commented it was “better to be passionate about beautiful women than to be gay” many interpreted it as a dig at his rising political rival.
November 30, 2010
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November 22, 2010
ROME– In a bid to shed new light on the shadowy world of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, a FAO Technical Consultation has agreed to begin developing the Global Record of Fishing Vessel
November 21, 2010
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November 10, 2010
ROME — Amid growing outrage over IFAD President Kanayo Nwanze’s wild spending on a sprawling villa on Rome’s posh via Appia Antica, IFAD acknowledged Sunday that its Ex
October 29, 2010
ROME — Felix Kanayo Nwanze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has instituted spending cuts at the U.N.
October 15, 2010
ROME —In many ways, Louise Vinciguerra faced a challenge in directing ‘Our Town’, a Pulitzer Prize winning play written by Thornton Wilder and produced by The English T
October 8, 2010
PERUGIA — The city of Perugia has staged some fine art exhibition
October 5, 2010
ROME — A Word in Edgeways by long-time Rome-based Australian writer Desmond O’Grady provides a rich and varied range of interviews, literary criticism and profiles that O’Grady has produced over hi
August 7, 2009
SANT'AMBROGIO DI VALPOLICELLA - Outraged Italian wine producers led by the poet Dante Alighieri’s direct descendant are up in arms against plans to build a massive waste
March 31, 2009
At least two ships carrying hundreds illegal immigrants trying to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa have sunk off the Libyan coast in one of the worst tragedies of
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