TRIESTE – Italian police have arrested a Montenegrin racing yacht skipper; Milos Radonjic, who is wanted on a U.S. warrant issued on charges of heading an international drug trafficking gang smuggling thousands of kilos of cocaine into Europe from Ecuador and Colombia, police said Tuesday.
Francis thought it would be a good idea to have some ice cream. The moment he had pulled the restaurant’s front door behind him, a shuffling crowd had swallowed him up and pushed him forward. He had tried to escape from the suffocating alleys around the Trevi fountain, but in the high street he again had found himself stuck in a crowd. The Roman sun stood high. Its rays were attacking Francis’ fair Celtic hair and skin. He had to put one foot in front of the other. The meal had been very rich. Seated alone at his table, he had felt watched.
ROME – Michael Dilien and Ben Munster are the joint winners of the 2023 edition of the Desmond O’Grady Literary Prize for short stories on an Italian theme established by the Italian Insider in memory of the newspaper’s late literary editor, prize organisers said Friday.
ROME – The historic Giggetto al Portico d’Ottavia restaurant in the Jewish ghetto of the Eternal City has celebrated the iconic trattoria’s 100th anniversary with a party attended by journalists and family of the restaurant owners. Students attending the the “Carciofi Masterclass” were hosted at the dazzling event.
ROME—Ambassador H.E. Khalid Ahmad Zekriya at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Rome is a man without a country, or at least a government, after the Taliban Regime re-took control in August 2021 following the West's craven withdrawal. “So long as I live, I will never give the keys of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Italy to the Taliban,” he said during an event of the Rome-based think tank, the Euro-Gulf Information Centre.
TBILISI – Napoli's star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has married his beloved fiancée, Nitsa Tavadze, in his homeland in Georgia. The Orthodox wedding ceremony was held in the ‘’Samtavro’’ monastery, Tbilisi. The Couple respected their country’s traditions and made the rite memorable. The striker was wearing traditional Georgian costume, the white ‘’Chokha,’’ with swords, while his bride was dazzling in a white dress.
People from around the world attended the wedding, among them were Georgians and Italians.
TEHRAN – An Iranian delegation has embarked on a “transformative study tour in China with FAO support” in a development that is sure to raise Western concern over FAO DG Qu Dongyu’s possible distribution of funds to the Iranian regime supporting Hamas and Russia, the Tehran Times reported.