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13 hrs ago | The First Post

500 migrants die in callous attack by Egyptian smugglers

Health and border officials in Malta and Italy are struggling today to recover the stories and cadavers of at least 800 migrants believed to have drowned in five separate incidents, the majority - at least 500 - killed when their boat was deliberately rammed and sunk by Egyptian smugglers whom they had paid for the voyage. A migration crisis of biblical proportions is unfolding in southern Europe: a record 130,000 migrants have arrived in Italy and Malta from northern Africa in the first nine months of 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Boat Disaster, Italy, Israel, Middle East, Syria

20 hrs ago | International Business Times

Pregnant Kate Middleton May Call Off Malta Trip Due To Sickness:...

But with the announcement of Duchess of Cambridge's second pregnancy, media outlets are speculating that the trip is stand a chance of being called off. Meanwhile, latest reports suggest that and Prince William are already looking for second nanny for their second child.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Prince William, Prince Harry

Mon Sep 15, 2014

AlertNet

High Commissioner for Refugees Guterres and Special Envoy Jolie ...

UN High Commissioner for Refugees AntA3nio Guterres and Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visited the naval rescue headquarters in Malta yesterday, on a weekend in which new boat sinkings were being reported off Egypt and Libya claiming more innocent lives. Ms. Jolie and Mr. Guterres met three survivors of one of the tragedies, who had been rescued by a commercial vessel and brought to Malta by the Maltese authorities.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Middle East, Syria

DI-VE

Last Call for the X Din l-Art elwa Architectural Heritage Award Scheme 2014

The X Din l-Art Helwa Architectural Heritage Award Scheme for 2014 is open for entries. The Award Scheme is an initiative set up by the NGO to encourage architectural excellence in a Maltese context, the rehabilitation and reuse of old buildings, and the recognition of the dedicated work of those active in the field of restoration.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Gay Times

Tie the knot in Malta

Malta an island is situated in the heart of the Mediterranean where it is surrounded by magnificent scenery and blue skies. The Maltese Islands have a vast variety of venues so whether you want to have a romantic wedding on the beach with spectacular views of the sunset or a fairy tale wedding in one of our palaces these islands can offer you this and much more.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

International Business Times

New Zealand Radio Station Panned for Same-Sex Marriage Contest for 2...

People wait for parliamentarians to vote on recognising same-sex partnerships in the square outside parliament in Valletta April 14, 2014. The Maltese parliament approved a law late on Monday to recognise same-sex partnerships on a legal par with marriage, including allowing gay couples to adopt.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Bacup dance school's Maltese 'twin'

DANCERS from a Bacup academy are 'twinned' with a Maltese dance school after a six-day trip to the island. It follows a visit to Bacup by 13 dancers from the Maltese dance school in March when the two groups performed a joint routine at Dansworks annual show at Burnley Mechanics Theatre.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, Europe Travel, Malta Travel, Arts, Ballet

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Finnair to open routes to Dublin, Athens and Malta in summer 2015

Next summer Finnair will add seasonal services to Dublin, Athens and Malta, with timetables designed for optimal connections with Finnair's network of Asian destinations. Service to Dublin begins on 30 March, Malta on 2 April and Athens on 5 April.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A321

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Vanity Fair

Kate Middleton's Trip to Malta and Harry's Birthday Party Are Now Reportedly Up in the Air

The Duchess of Cambridge's first overseas solo tour may be cancelled because of her acute morning sickness , Royal Watch has been told. The Duchess's office has yet to officially cancel the planned trip to Malta later this month, but those in the know say it is unlikely that Kate will be able to undertake the intensive program that has been planned.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Prince Harry

Sat Sep 06, 2014

DI-VE

Further Guests for Malta Comic Convention 2014

Wicked Comics are proud to announce that internationally renowned creators Michael Dialynas , and Lew Stringer as well as professional Maltese but currently London based creator Daniela "Iella" Attard ) will be joining Yishan Li, Rufus Dayglo, Andrew Wildman, Guillermo Ortego, Steve Scott, Mickey Lam, Mike Collins, Cliodhna, Dave Taylor, Christian Ward, and John-Paul Kamath as guests for the Malta Comic Con 2014 which will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November at St. James Cavalier , Valletta, between 10am - 6pm on Saturday and 11am - 7pm on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Malta Travel, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Valletta, Malta Travel, Graphic Design, Arts

Fri Sep 05, 2014

TrekEarth

Port of Valletta from Birgu

Birgu , also known by its title Citta Vittoriosa, is an old fortified city on the south side of the Grand Harbour in Malta. It played a vital role in the Great Siege of Malta in 1565.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Travel World News

New 'Private Malta' Program Takes Visitors Behind Many of the Islands' Closed Doors

A dynamic and new holiday offering has been launched by the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta will give travelers the chance to see the Maltese Islands like never before. Called 'Private Malta', the 4-day break will go beyond the many world-famous historic attractions found on Malta, such as the silent city of Mdina and the baroque capital Valletta, as well as behind the normally-closed doors of some of the most interesting private homes and Palazzos to meet the owners.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Insiteronline

Unhealthy eating habits on campus

It is never too early in life to start considering whether one is following practices of healthy eating or, if one is already aware, how unhealthy one's eating habits actually are.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Opinion

Tue Sep 02, 2014

TrekEarth

Birgu Balcony

Birgu , also known by its title Citta Vittoriosa, is an old fortified city on the south side of the Grand Harbour in Malta.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NBC Action News

Newlywed Angelina Jolie arrives in Malta for...

Flood Warning issued August 30 at 9:26PM CDT expiring September 1 at 12:08PM CDT in effect for: Andrew, Buchanan Flood Warning issued August 30 at 9:26PM CDT expiring September 2 at 3:00AM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Lafayette, Saline Flood Warning issued August 30 at 9:26PM CDT expiring September 2 at 7:00AM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Chariton, ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WENN Blog

Newlywed Angelina Jolie Arrives In Malta For Honeymoon Film

Newlywed Angelina Jolie has kickstarted her Maltese honeymoon early without new husband Brad Pitt.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie's 'Crazy Sex Scenes' To...

U.S. Magazine reported that Pitt and Jolie have some "crazy sex scenes" in the film.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Maleficent, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Europe, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

A 2,700-Year-Old Ship Found In The Mediterranean Sea: Ferried Phoenicians

Groplan project undertaken by undewater archaelogists that was led by Dr. Timmy Gambin of the University of Malta, have found the remains of a Phoenician ship in the waters of Gozo, a Maltese island, A Grimaldi lines ship sails in front of the cruise liner Costa Concordia during the refloat operation maneuvers at Giglio Island July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Europe, World News

Hellomagazine.com

William and Kate's engagement in Oxford revealed

Prince William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge will attend their first joint engagement of autumn next month, Kensington Palace has confirmed.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Europe

Examiner.com

Shipwreck off Maltese coast yields 2,700-year-old ancient Phoenician artifacts

An observation tower near the natural arch The Azure Window is seen at Dwejra Bay on May 20, 2014 in Dwejra/Gozo, Malta.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Phoenicia, NY

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