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Photo Story:  Highlights from the Swiss Festival of Traditional Music in Crans-Montana

Highlight of some of the 1,500 participants during the closing parade of the Federal Festival of Traditional Music (Fete Federale de la Musique Populaire) in … Read more

Catalan separatists arrested in Spain over attack plot

 

Spanish police say they have arrested nine people suspected of planning a series of violent attacks for the anniversary of a divisive referendum.

The … Read more

Saudi Arabia to restore full oil output by next week

Saudi Arabia has restored around 75 per cent of crude output lost after attacks on its facilities and return to full volumes by early next … Read more

The world’s reached a turning point on data and privacy, says Microsoft President Brad Smith

The world is at a turning point as people demand more control over the technology they use and their data, the President of Microsoft has … Read more

Photo Story:  Military exercises in the Philippines

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines take cover beside a wall during an assault exercise at Fort Magsaysay military camp in Nueva Ecija … Read more

Activist protest during Malta Ministerial Meeting on Migration at Fort St. Angelo

Activists set banners ‘EU Get your Ships Together!’ during a Ministerial Meeting on Migration at Fort St. Angelo in Vittoriosa, Malta, 23 September 2019.

Interior … Read more

UK tanker Stena Impero release imminent

Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, will be released soon, an Iranian maritime official.

The Stena Impero was detained by … Read more

Greek police detain 10 Syrians disguised as volleyball team

A handout photo made available by the Greek police shows a group of migrants dressed as a team of volleyball players at the airport in
Read more

Greek economy shows signs of recovery

Greece’s creditors are returning to Athens on for a fourth post-bailout evaluation to review whether Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ planned tax cuts will affect Greece’s … Read more

Installation of Soyuz rocket booster in Kazakhstan

The Soyuz booster rocket FG with Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft attached, is rolled out to the launch pad by train at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, … Read more

Manchester Airport station evacuated due to bomb threat

Bomb disposal officers have been dispatched to deal with a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained … Read more

Rouhani heads to UN

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday departed Tehran for New York to attend the UN General Assembly on a mission to win Iran support against “cruel” … Read more

British Government takes steps to protect healthcare access for UK nationals living in the EU after Brexit

People already living in the EU who have their healthcare funded by the UK, including pensioners and students, will have their healthcare costs covered for … Read more

MUT president Marco Bonnici says government is taking the’ easy way out’ in importing teachers – The Headlines: The Independent

 

The Independent says that Transport Malta revoked the license of a parking attendant and temporarily suspended another three in 2018. Another person acting as … Read more

Prime Minister is using public money to back minister Ian Borg’s bid for the party’s leadership – The Headlines: In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon reports that court proceedings against former parish priest Deo Debono will start this morning. Debono is accused of involvement in theft of sacred artworks … Read more

Six priests were defrocked in Malta following abuse reports – The Headlines: L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont announces an industrial dispute by the General Workers Union with the Health Ministry over the employment conditions of care workers engaged by private contractor … Read more

Director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client – The Headlines: The Times

The Times reveals that the director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client through another payment company. The paper says that a system … Read more

Trump hails Indian PM at ‘historic’ Texas rally

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged warm words of friendship in Texas at a rare mass rally for a foreign … Read more

At least seven dead in Kenya after classroom collapses

At least seven children have died after a classroom collapsed at a school in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials say.

The wooden structure at Precious … Read more

Albania rocked by 340 aftershocks, schools kept closed in Tirana, Durres and Elbasan

Albania’s Institute of Geosciences, Energy, Water and Environment said more than 340 aftershocks have followed the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Saturday afternoon near Durres.… Read more

Forest fire continues to rage in Indonesia

A resident runs away as fire gets closer to his house in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Firefighters, military personnel and water-dropping helicopters are deployed to … Read more

Johnson refuses to rule out military action against Iran

Flying to New York for the UN General Assembly, the British prime minister said he wanted to “de-escalate tensions” with Iran but refused to rule … Read more

On This Day…

1846 – Astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle became the first person ever to observe the planet Neptune, the existence of which had been mathematically predicted by … Read more

Trump among the nominees for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Prize Committee is just weeks away from announcing its 2019 recipient, months after it surfaced that multiple people nominated President Trump for the … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Malta Newspaper Review

Good morning,

These are the headlines from Malta’s Newspapers:

The Times reveals that the director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client through … Read more

Photo Story: Giant parade of Fiat 500 cars at the Mirafiori plant

Highlights from the historic parade of Fiat 500s through the streets of the city to the test track of the Mirafiori plant, Turin, Italy, that … Read more

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

The cast and crew of ‘Game of Thrones’ after winning the Emmy for Best Drama Series at the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held … Read more

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi ends hunger strike

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has ended an almost week-long hunger strike in prison after receiving a visit from a representative of the kingdom’s human rights … Read more

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Von der Leyen’s vision for the future: a push forward or a smokescreen? – Denise Grech

Summer is finally drawing to a close and the top bureaucrats from Europe are returning to their home base in Brussels. All eyes are on … Read more

ECB loose monetary policy – Lawrence Zammit

Last week Mario Draghi, the outgoing president of the European Central Bank, announced that the ECB had decided to cut one of its key interest … Read more

The ever-increasing role of drones in modern warfare – Tonio Galea

The recent developments in the Persian Gulf have once more caused widespread repercussions in the world. Among the various aspects that these brought to the … Read more

Trump goes cautious on Iran – Matthew Bugeja

President Trump has been called many things by his detractors. Reckless is one of them. In the past week, however, he has shown an uncharacteristic … Read more

Activist protest during Malta Ministerial Meeting on Migration at Fort St. Angelo

Activists set banners ‘EU Get your Ships Together!’ during a Ministerial Meeting on Migration at Fort St. Angelo in Vittoriosa, Malta, 23 September 2019.

Interior … Read more

MUT president Marco Bonnici says government is taking the’ easy way out’ in importing teachers – The Headlines: The Independent

 

The Independent says that Transport Malta revoked the license of a parking attendant and temporarily suspended another three in 2018. Another person acting as … Read more

Prime Minister is using public money to back minister Ian Borg’s bid for the party’s leadership – The Headlines: In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon reports that court proceedings against former parish priest Deo Debono will start this morning. Debono is accused of involvement in theft of sacred artworks … Read more

Six priests were defrocked in Malta following abuse reports – The Headlines: L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont announces an industrial dispute by the General Workers Union with the Health Ministry over the employment conditions of care workers engaged by private contractor … Read more

Director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client – The Headlines: The Times

The Times reveals that the director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client through another payment company. The paper says that a system … Read more

British Foreign Office Advisory for British tourists in Malta following the collapse of Thomas Cook

The British Foreign Office has issued the following advisory for British citizens in Malta following the announcement that Thomas Cook has ceased trading.

 

If

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Migration tops the agenda of European Home Affairs Minister meeting in Malta

Home Affairs Ministers representing Malta, Italy, France and Germany, and Finland, that presently holding the Presidency of the European Union, and European Commissioner for Migration … Read more

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat quells rumours of his resignation but is leaving the exit door open – The Headlines: Illum

Illum follows the story about a suspended parish priest who was arrested by the police over suspicions of involvement in theft of sacred art from … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Europe Explained – The Week Ahead

A quick glance at the main forthcoming events in the European Union including EU Council, Commission and Parliament meetings and other EU-related conferences and events. … Read more

Von der Leyen’s vision for the future: a push forward or a smokescreen? – Denise Grech

Summer is finally drawing to a close and the top bureaucrats from Europe are returning to their home base in Brussels. All eyes are on … Read more

Von der Leyen facing revolt over commissioner’s ‘Protecting European Way of Life’ title

The Socialists & Democrats group (S&D) wrote on Thursday that the intended portfolio for “Protecting the European Way of Life” smacked of xenophobia and “wrongly … Read more

EU Council vote backs Romania’s Kovesi for European prosecutor job

COREPER, the executive body of the Council of the European Union, voted on September 19 in favour of Romanian Laura Codruta Kovesi’s candidacy for the … Read more

Fake and potentially dangerous goods worth nearly €740 million stopped at EU customs in 2018

New figures released by the European Commission show that the number of interceptions of fake goods being imported into the EU increased in 2018 due … Read more

EASO and Cyprus sign Hosting Agreement

On Thursday 19th September, the Executive Director of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), Nina Gregori, and the Minister of Interior of Cyprus, Constantinos Petrides, … Read more

Police across Europe raid illegal streaming service platforms

Police forces across Europe carried out raids against illegal video streaming service platforms.

Coordinated by European Union agencies Europol and Eurojust, the raids took place … Read more

EU leaders issue ultimatum to Johnson to present Brexit plan by end of September

EU leaders have given Boris Johnson an ultimatum to come up with a new Brexit plan by the end of September, or face up to … Read more

British Government takes steps to protect healthcare access for UK nationals living in the EU after Brexit

People already living in the EU who have their healthcare funded by the UK, including pensioners and students, will have their healthcare costs covered for … Read more

Hard border on island of Ireland will return under no-deal Brexit, warns Juncker

In an exclusive interview with Sky News, outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned a hard border will return on the island of Ireland if … Read more

British businesses told to complete Brexit preparations

The British HM Revenue and Customs has written to businesses that trade with the EU, urging them to step up their preparations for a potential … Read more

Supreme court poised to rule against Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament

The Observer reports that Boris Johnson would have no option but to recall MPs to Westminster if the supreme court rules he misled the Queen, … Read more

Japanese firms forced to rethink their British investments in case of disorderly Brexit

Japanese companies and investors would be forced to reassess their four-decade bet on the United Kingdom if there is a disorderly exit from the European … Read more

Leaked EU Commission memo shows that new UK Brexit proposals fall short of satisfying backstop objectives

A leaked European Commission memo has said the UK government’s latest draft proposals for a new Brexit deal “fall short of satisfying all the objectives … Read more

8 firms signed up to British freight procurement framework as DfT launches competition for Brexit capacity

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced 8 firms have been successfully appointed to the freight procurement framework and will now be able to bid to … Read more

British Brexit secretary to meet EU’s chief negotiator


 Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is to hold talks with the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, later.

It comes after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Read more

Historic move in Israel as Arab-majority parties back mainstream Zionist politician for PM since Rabin in 92

Israel’s Arab-dominated Joint List party on Sunday backed Benny Gantz to form a new government, making his bloc of supporters larger than that of Benjamin … Read more

Polls show Spain’s Socialist party would maintain lead

Spain’s Socialist party would win a November election and gain more seats, two polls showed on Sunday, but it would fall short of a majority … Read more

Malta: Gap between PN and PL widens as trust in Muscat reaches 58% – Survey

If an election was to be held today, Malta’s Partit Laburista would get 58.1% of the votes, while the PN would get close to 39%, … Read more

Conservatives lead Labour by 15 points in new UK poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead … Read more

Netanyahu attempts power clinging as media portrays his political death

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his … Read more

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of 2020 Presidential bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the 2020 presidential race Friday, ending a long shot bid for the Democratic nomination that … Read more

Fresh elections in Spain scheduled for November 10th as discussion between political parties fail

Fresh elections will be held in Spain on November 10th after its political parties failed to reach a governing deal in the wake of the … Read more

Netanyahu has fallen short of securing parliamentary majority – Exit Polls (Updated)

In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his … Read more

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm

Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole … Read more

AFRICOM targets ISIS senior figures in the south-west of Libya

The Presidential Council (PC) confirmed that the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) targeted ISIS senior figures in the vicinity of the city of Murzuq.

The PC … Read more

Almost 500 persons picked up from Libyan Coast Guard in six separate operations close to Tripoli

On Thursday the Libyan Coast Guard announced that it had picked up 493 migrants on six inflatable boats in six operations in a week in … Read more

Libya’s Al-Sarraj in Rome for talks

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj was in Rome for talks with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

The meeting saw discussions … Read more

Italy to kick off construction of coastal road project in Libya

The Libya Observer reports that the Libyan embassy in Rome announced that Italy and Libya’s Presidential Council’s government are going to start construction work of … Read more

Scouts mobilise to help conflict-affected people in Libya

The Scouts and Guides Movement of Murzuq has announced its readiness to form an emergency room to provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by the … Read more

Fatal drone strike in Tarhuna, Libya

Three members of Libya’s eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally recognised … Read more

Air traffic at Mitiga Airport in Libya to remain suspended

The management of Mitiga Airport has confirmed that air traffic will remain suspended until further notice.

“The air traffic will only be resumed by a … Read more

Photo Story: Giant parade of Fiat 500 cars at the Mirafiori plant

Highlights from the historic parade of Fiat 500s through the streets of the city to the test track of the Mirafiori plant, Turin, Italy, that … Read more

The Via Pacis Half Marathon in Rome

The Bersaglieri, a group of the infantry corps of the Italian Army, participate at the 3rd edition of the Rome Half Marathon Via Pacis in … Read more

Renzi’s new party faces uphill struggle to win moderate voters

Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s new party will not find it easy to claim the moderate middle ground of Italian politics according to the first … Read more

Austria revives double passport plan for Alto Adige

The Austrian parliament on Friday revived a plan to give a double passport to give citizens in the Italian region of Alto Adige who are … Read more

Photo Story: The Milan Fashion Week S/S 2020

Models Gigi Hadid (L), Bella Hadidi (C) and Kaia Gerber present creations by Max Mara during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, 19 September
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Several tremors registered in Norcia, Italy

Several earth tremors were registered by the Italian INGV in Norcia, in Perugia, between Wednesday and Thursday.

One of the latest tremors was registered this … Read more

Libya’s Al-Sarraj in Rome for talks

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj was in Rome for talks with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

The meeting saw discussions … Read more

Cause of death of Ruby-trial witness still unknown

Italian prosecutors said that Imane Fadil, one of the key witnesses in the ‘Ruby’ trials against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, died of an extremely … Read more

Trump hails Indian PM at ‘historic’ Texas rally

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged warm words of friendship in Texas at a rare mass rally for a foreign … Read more

Trump among the nominees for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Prize Committee is just weeks away from announcing its 2019 recipient, months after it surfaced that multiple people nominated President Trump for the … Read more

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

The cast and crew of ‘Game of Thrones’ after winning the Emmy for Best Drama Series at the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held … Read more

Pompeo says US wants to avoid war with Iran but ready to deter it

The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for “deterrence and … Read more

New York Fire Department responding to fire near Times Square

The New York City Fire Department is responding to an “all-hands” fire near Times Square in New York City, the FDNY said.

Twenty units are … Read more

Turnout outside Area 51 after Facebook appeal falls short of expectations

Turnout outside top-secret military base falls short of expectations after a Facebook appeal that later turned out to be a hoax this summer invited people … Read more

U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sends message for Malta’s Independence Day celebrations

The following is the message that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent to the Maltese people for the celebration of Independence Day:

 

On

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Trump asked a foreign power to help him win, again – Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blasted President Trump on Friday after his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said he asked Ukraine to look into former Read more

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Roughly 600,000 travellers stranded around the world after British tour operator Thomas Cook declares bankruptcy (Updated)

British tour operator Thomas Cook has ceased trading and all its hundreds of thousands of bookings canceled after the firm failed to secure rescue funding.… Read more

SkyTeam failed to deliver on promises and value to customers and airlines – Delta Airlines CEO

Delta CEO Ed Bastian told Bloomberg that the SkyTeam, of which Delta is a part, hasn’t “brought a lot of great value to customers..[or] to … Read more

Thomas Cook on the brink of collapse

Shares in Thomas Cook plummeted 20% on Friday after it issued a statement confirming it needed to find an extra £200m to plug a financial … Read more

New Apple products go on sale at Apple Store in Frankfurt Main

Customers queue outside an Apple store during the start of sales of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5 at the … Read more

Microsoft Flagship School opens doors in Gdynia in Poland

One of the most innovative and technologically developed educational institutions in the world was inaugurated recently in Gdynia. School Complex No. 8, included in the … Read more

Misco holds summer graduation ceremony

Thirty-five students received their qualification certificates at the Misco summer graduation ceremony. The graduates successfully completed Level 5 Awards in one of the five study … Read more

Trump attacks Federal Reserve Chair after rate cut was less generous than he expected

President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell as a “terrible communicator,” after the U.S. central bank’s rate cut was less generous than … Read more

Island Insurance Brokers Celebrates 30th Anniversary with collective art exhibition

Island Insurance Brokers Ltd was this year celebrating the 30th anniversary since the start of its operations in 1989. These celebrations reach their climax later … Read more

Disney CEO resigns from Apple board

Apple Inc announced that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on Sept. 10 as the … Read more

KLM to cut one daily flight from Brussels to Amsterdam

The Dutch airline, KLM, will cancel one of its daily flights between Brussels and Amsterdam Schiphol in March 2020, the company announced.

Instead of the … Read more

Luxol St Andrews Unveil New Coach, Line-Up for 2019-2020 Season

Luxol St Andrews today unveiled their new coach and line-up for the 2019-2020 season. The club will be led by Brian Said who is returning … Read more

Roughly 600,000 travellers stranded around the world after British tour operator Thomas Cook declares bankruptcy (Updated)

British tour operator Thomas Cook has ceased trading and all its hundreds of thousands of bookings canceled after the firm failed to secure rescue funding.… Read more

New Apple products go on sale at Apple Store in Frankfurt Main

Customers queue outside an Apple store during the start of sales of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5 at the … Read more

Microsoft Flagship School opens doors in Gdynia in Poland

One of the most innovative and technologically developed educational institutions in the world was inaugurated recently in Gdynia. School Complex No. 8, included in the … Read more

Misco holds summer graduation ceremony

Thirty-five students received their qualification certificates at the Misco summer graduation ceremony. The graduates successfully completed Level 5 Awards in one of the five study … Read more

Island Insurance Brokers Celebrates 30th Anniversary with collective art exhibition

Island Insurance Brokers Ltd was this year celebrating the 30th anniversary since the start of its operations in 1989. These celebrations reach their climax later … Read more

KLM to cut one daily flight from Brussels to Amsterdam

The Dutch airline, KLM, will cancel one of its daily flights between Brussels and Amsterdam Schiphol in March 2020, the company announced.

Instead of the … Read more

Luxol St Andrews Unveil New Coach, Line-Up for 2019-2020 Season

Luxol St Andrews today unveiled their new coach and line-up for the 2019-2020 season. The club will be led by Brian Said who is returning … Read more

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro unveiled

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster … Read more

H&M stops buying Brazilian leather over Amazon rainforest fires

Fashion retailer H&M said Friday it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil to make sure it is not supporting cattle farming that may be contributing … Read more

Kia Motors appoints renowned automotive designer Karim Habib

Kia Motors Corporation has appointed Karim Habib as Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Design Center. Habib’s appointment will enable Kia to continue enhancing … Read more

McDonald’s to treat blood donor heroes at McCafe on September 12

According to the American Red Cross, somebody somewhere needs blood every two seconds for emergencies and surgery for patients suffering from chronic illness, traumatic … Read more

Alitalia rescuers to ask for another delay

Companies hoping to rescue Italian carrier Alitalia [CAITLA.UL] will ask for a deadline for presenting their plan to be extended as they are still negotiating … Read more

Express Trailers Inaugurates New Learning Centre

Express Trailers has completed a new state-of-the-art learning centre for the training of its employees. The LOGIC Learning Centre located within Express Trailers’ premises, represents … Read more

Marks and Spencer expected to be expelled on Wednesday from the FTSE 100

Marks and Spencer, a bastion of the UK high street, is expected to be expelled on Wednesday from the FTSE 100, the group of the … Read more

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Photo Story:  Highlights from the Swiss Festival of Traditional Music in Crans-Montana

Highlight of some of the 1,500 participants during the closing parade of the Federal Festival of Traditional Music (Fete Federale de la Musique Populaire) in … Read more

Catalan separatists arrested in Spain over attack plot

 

Spanish police say they have arrested nine people suspected of planning a series of violent attacks for the anniversary of a divisive referendum.

The … Read more

Saudi Arabia to restore full oil output by next week

Saudi Arabia has restored around 75 per cent of crude output lost after attacks on its facilities and return to full volumes by early next … Read more

The world’s reached a turning point on data and privacy, says Microsoft President Brad Smith

The world is at a turning point as people demand more control over the technology they use and their data, the President of Microsoft has … Read more

Photo Story:  Military exercises in the Philippines

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines take cover beside a wall during an assault exercise at Fort Magsaysay military camp in Nueva Ecija … Read more

Activist protest during Malta Ministerial Meeting on Migration at Fort St. Angelo

Activists set banners ‘EU Get your Ships Together!’ during a Ministerial Meeting on Migration at Fort St. Angelo in Vittoriosa, Malta, 23 September 2019.

Interior … Read more

UK tanker Stena Impero release imminent

Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, will be released soon, an Iranian maritime official.

The Stena Impero was detained by … Read more

Greek police detain 10 Syrians disguised as volleyball team

A handout photo made available by the Greek police shows a group of migrants dressed as a team of volleyball players at the airport in
Read more

Greek economy shows signs of recovery

Greece’s creditors are returning to Athens on for a fourth post-bailout evaluation to review whether Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ planned tax cuts will affect Greece’s … Read more

Installation of Soyuz rocket booster in Kazakhstan

The Soyuz booster rocket FG with Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft attached, is rolled out to the launch pad by train at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, … Read more

Manchester Airport station evacuated due to bomb threat

Bomb disposal officers have been dispatched to deal with a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained … Read more

Rouhani heads to UN

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday departed Tehran for New York to attend the UN General Assembly on a mission to win Iran support against “cruel” … Read more

British Government takes steps to protect healthcare access for UK nationals living in the EU after Brexit

People already living in the EU who have their healthcare funded by the UK, including pensioners and students, will have their healthcare costs covered for … Read more

MUT president Marco Bonnici says government is taking the’ easy way out’ in importing teachers – The Headlines: The Independent

 

The Independent says that Transport Malta revoked the license of a parking attendant and temporarily suspended another three in 2018. Another person acting as … Read more

Prime Minister is using public money to back minister Ian Borg’s bid for the party’s leadership – The Headlines: In-Nazzjon

In-Nazzjon reports that court proceedings against former parish priest Deo Debono will start this morning. Debono is accused of involvement in theft of sacred artworks … Read more

Six priests were defrocked in Malta following abuse reports – The Headlines: L-Orizzont

L-Orizzont announces an industrial dispute by the General Workers Union with the Health Ministry over the employment conditions of care workers engaged by private contractor … Read more

Director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client – The Headlines: The Times

The Times reveals that the director and shareholder of Satabank was the bank’s main client through another payment company. The paper says that a system … Read more

Trump hails Indian PM at ‘historic’ Texas rally

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged warm words of friendship in Texas at a rare mass rally for a foreign … Read more

At least seven dead in Kenya after classroom collapses

At least seven children have died after a classroom collapsed at a school in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials say.

The wooden structure at Precious … Read more

Albania rocked by 340 aftershocks, schools kept closed in Tirana, Durres and Elbasan

Albania’s Institute of Geosciences, Energy, Water and Environment said more than 340 aftershocks have followed the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Saturday afternoon near Durres.… Read more

Forest fire continues to rage in Indonesia

A resident runs away as fire gets closer to his house in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Firefighters, military personnel and water-dropping helicopters are deployed to … Read more

Johnson refuses to rule out military action against Iran

Flying to New York for the UN General Assembly, the British prime minister said he wanted to “de-escalate tensions” with Iran but refused to rule … Read more

On This Day…

1846 – Astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle became the first person ever to observe the planet Neptune, the existence of which had been mathematically predicted by … Read more