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One of the few certainties about the human being is: death. The awareness of having to die distinguishes us from other animals. But in this border which separates the world of the living from the...Read More >>

  • The Concordia to Leave The Island of Il Giglio Tomorrow Morning

    Date: Tue, 22/07/2014 - 11:04

    This morning a storm struck the island of Il Giglio, were the remains of the shipwreck of the ‘Concordia’ is still located. Despite the bad weather, repairs on the cruise liner have continued throughout the night. "The ship will be ready to leave at sunset", said Nick...
  • Emirates to launch fourth daily flight to Johannesburg

    Date: Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:26

    Emirates operates daily scheduled flights from Malta to Dubai using a Boeing 777 aircraft. It has announced that it will be introducing a fourth daily flight between Dubai and Johannesburg effective 26th October 2014, lifting to seven the number of daily flights to...
  • Gaza: Death Toll Rises to 600, Five Mosques Bombed

    Date: Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:55

    Israel has bombed five mosques, a stadium and the home of a Hamas leader in another night of harsh clashes between Israel and Gaza. The Israeli air offensive has hit till now at least 70 targets in Gaza. The sound of missiles at dawn was mixed with the thud of the...
  • "I was looking for a parachute, but I found the body of a girl": Soldier's Account of Malaysian Airline Bombardmet

    Date: Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:19

    "Our superiors said that we had struck a military plane of Kiev: we thought we would have had to deal with the Ukrainian pilots landing with parachutes but we stumbled upon dead bodies of civilians”. This is the description of a pro-Russian militia member in Ukraine on...
  • OSCE representative calls on Russian authorities to immediately release Ukrainian journalist

    Date: Mon, 21/07/2014 - 15:47

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today called on Russian authorities to immediately release Yevgeny Agarkov, a journalist with the Ukrainian 2+2 television channel.
  • Close to 1000 pupils participate in the HSBC’s Catch the Drop art competition

    Date: Mon, 21/07/2014 - 11:52

    Awareness about water conservation is on the increase especially among primary and secondary students. This is evidenced by the strong participation of 963 pupils who took part in a children’s drawing and painting competition themed on water shortage in Malta organised...
  • Typhoon Rammasun buffets south China, kills 17

    Date: Sun, 20/07/2014 - 16:51

    The biggest typhoon to hit southern China in 40 years has killed 17 people, after causing death and destruction on the Philippines. Typhoon Rammasun killed at least eight people on the island of Hainan, with others missing, and nine in the Guangxi region, state media...
  • Rebels to give MH17 black boxes to aviation group

    Date: Sun, 20/07/2014 - 14:48

    A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says rebels have recovered the black boxes for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 which was shot down earlier this week. Alexander Borodai said Sunday, that the devices would be handed over to the International Civil Aviation...
  • Court halts Arizona inmate's execution

    Date: Sun, 20/07/2014 - 13:51

    A US court has ordered the delay of an execution of an Arizona death row man until he gets more details about the lethal injection procedure he faces. The appeals court said Joseph Wood was entitled to know more about the drugs that would be used to put him to death....
  • Egyptian troops killed at checkpoint

    Date: Sun, 20/07/2014 - 12:37

    Gunmen have killed at least 20 soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in western Egypt, security officials say. The attackers used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns when they attacked the desert post some 630km west of Cairo. No one has yet taken responsibility...