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VALLETTA: More than 1,000 Philippine and Indian workers were evacuated to Malta on Friday from Libya, whose parliament has sought United Nation help to protect civilians from fighting between armed factions.
This is the most common image associated to Valletta: the wooden balconies. Small-scale wooden balconies started to appear in Valletta during the mid-eighteenth century and gradually gained popularity and became the fashion.
Malta is now a member of the European Union. The country adopted the Euro. It won the 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest .
You might have thought a tiny beach cafe on a sparsely populated Mediterranean island would be no match for the might of a Hollywood blockbuster.
Around 200 Filipinos in Tripoli, Libya are already awaiting repatriation as the strife-torn country descended further into civil war, said the Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday.
Photo issued by Britain's Ministry of Defence, showing HMS Enterprise as it evacuates Britons from Tripoli, Libya, Sunday Aug. 3, 2014.
A British warship that evacuated 110 citizens from Libya has arrived in Malta, bringing the total of evacuees by ship in the last 48 hours to 361.
The Bieganski Art Festival, the largest event of its kind ever held in Maltese archipelago, kicked off on August 1, at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, capital of Malta.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 05:08 pm
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