ROME -- It’s been almost half a century since Italy won the Davis Cup. They managed that feat back in 1976 when the team was led by Adriano Panatta, a handsome, elegant player whose stylishness made one forget that he was a humble Roman whose father was a groundskeeper at the Parioli Tennis Club.
ROME -- Renowned Tunisian-Egyptian actress Hend Sabry has resigned from her role as a goodwill ambassador the World Food Programme amid growing protests by staffers and the Arab world over WFP Executive Director Cindy McCain’s evident support for Israel and the agency’s failure to mobilize effectively against the Jewish state’s cutting off food in Gaza.
MILAN – The State University of Milan signed landmark compensation agreements with 11 British and other foreign lecturers this week as part of a watershed 5.4 million euros agreement at the campus, brokered by officials of the ALLSI trade union, to end a longstanding dispute over discrimination against foreigners, university officials said.
ROME -- For over 75 years, AOSR has stood alone as Rome's only independent, non-profit school. Established in 1947 by British and American families, AOSR delivers exceptional education that bridges diverse cultures.
At AOSR, our mission is clear: We offer the best of an American international education. We blend the rigors of elite US independent schools with a global perspective. With personalized attention and innovative teaching strategies, we shape a supportive and rigorous learning experience for our students.
VIENNA – Consultants at the International Atomic Energy Agency are incandescent over what they say is the hiring of a Chinese national by the German Director of HR "without competition or any due process whatsoever" in his own Division in what is seen as another sign of director general Rafael Grossi reciprocating for his daughter being hired to the office of the Chinese head of the FAO, Qu Dongyu.