World news

Update 1 :Hundreds missing as Korean ferry sinks

Rescue teams are battling bad weather conditions as they search for around 290 people who remain missing after a South Korean ...

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014, 12:00

36 die in Mexico bus crash

36 people have been killed in a bus crush in the south-east of the country, authorities in Mexico say The state government of ...

Monday, 14 Apr 2014, 11:39

Man eating crocodile captured in Uganda

A 1,000kg crocodile said to have eaten four people on the shores of Lake Victoria has been captured. Locals begged wildlife ...

Sunday, 13 Apr 2014, 08:28

Australia bracing for cyclone

The Australian state of Queensland is braced for the arrival of Cyclone Ita, a category-five storm set to hit its far north coast. ...

Friday, 11 Apr 2014, 12:10

Missing plane: Bleeps could be black box

An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from "black ...

Monday, 07 Apr 2014, 12:10

Chile hit by massive earthquake

Chile has declared three northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas. At least five people are known ...

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014, 09:29

Bad weather hampers search for Malaysian plane

Thailand says satellite images show 300 objects floating in the ocean in the hunt for wreckage from flight MH370, which has been ...

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014, 10:37

Missing Malaysian plane: Relatives clash with authorities

Angry relatives of passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have clashed with police outside Malaysia's embassy ...

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014, 11:33

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Debris found

Thirteen days after the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane, debris has been found in search for MH370, says Australian ...

Thursday, 20 Mar 2014, 10:01

Crimea votes to rejoin Russia

Crimea voted to secede from Ukraine in a referendum that most of the world has condemned as illegal. Early results – when ...

Monday, 17 Mar 2014, 09:59

Navy seals board hijacked tanker

U.S. Navy SEALs have taken control of a commercial tanker that had been seized by three armed Libyans earlier this month. No ...

Monday, 17 Mar 2014, 09:22

Missing plane: Pilots house searched

As the search continues for the Malaysian Airlines plane that disappeared last week, the pilot's house is reportedly searched ...

Saturday, 15 Mar 2014, 08:58

Six dead in New York explosion

A gas explosion in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood destroyed two buildings and killed at least six people. More ...

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014, 10:31

Search continues for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

China is stepping up its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, five days after the Beijing-bound flight disappeared ...

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014, 09:35

Pistorius in court as murder trial begins

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has arrived at court for the first day of his murder trial, a year after he shot girlfriend ...

Monday, 03 Mar 2014, 10:27

Local news

National Work Policy document due soon

At a meeting of the Malta Council for Economic ...

Malta's deficit falls below EU 3% threshold

Eurostat data has confirmed that Malta's ...

PM meets L-Isla family

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat visited the ...

Redtouch fone present figoli to children's ...

During the feast of Easter staff of Redtouch ...

Europe

Ukraine peace deal: US cautious

US President Barack Obama has cautiously ...

London Tube strke looms

Tube workers in London are to take five ...

Glow in the dark Dutch road

Glow in the dark road markings have been ...

EU must help Italy with migrant influx - ...

The EU must help Italy to deal with a dramatic ...

Earlier World news

Egypt's government resigns in surprise move

Egypt's interim prime minister ...

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014, 10:57

Israeli jets hit Lebanon

Israeli jets have carried out air strikes ...

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014, 10:50

Indonesian volcano erupts

Thousands of people are evacuating ...

Friday, 14 Feb 2014, 13:20

China and Taiwan hold historic peace talks

China and Taiwan have held their first ...

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014, 13:00

U.S. deep South bracing for severe winter ...

The US Deep South, a region used to ...

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014, 13:12

Three bomb blasts in Egyptian capital

Three bomb explosions hours apart in ...

Friday, 24 Jan 2014, 10:48

Syria's warring factions believed ready to ...

Delegations representing the Syrian ...

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014, 12:43

Australian heatwave: Adelaide becomes world's ...

Heatwave brings fires, blackouts, health ...

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014, 09:36

Egypts constitution approved

Unofficial results say Egypt's ...

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014, 09:34

Lebanon bomb blast kills three

At least three people have been killed ...

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014, 09:18

26 dead in Iraq bomb attacks

At least 26 people have been killed ...

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014, 10:26

Egypt votes on new constitution

Egyptians are voting amid tight security ...

Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014, 12:35

Iran nuclear deal to start Jan 20

An interim agreement to curb Iran's ...

Monday, 13 Jan 2014, 11:24

Sharon funeral today

Thousands of Israelis have filed past ...

Monday, 13 Jan 2014, 09:11

China 'Overtakes US' As World's Top Trader

China's annual trade in goods passed ...

Friday, 10 Jan 2014, 11:21