World news

Obama warns U.S. will be relentess against terrorists

The United States launched a series of airstrikes on Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama ...

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014, 08:55

Islamic militants behead US journalist

Islamic State militants have released a video that purportedly shows the beheading of a US journalist who went missing two years ...

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014, 11:09

Teenager shooting: US National Guard called in

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to Ferguson amid rising tensions following the shooting by police ...

Monday, 18 Aug 2014, 12:30

Obama orders airstrikes against militants in Iraq

President Barack Obama has authorised airstrikes against Islamist militants in northern Iraq and ordered airdrops of supplies ...

Friday, 08 Aug 2014, 11:21

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency

The World Health Organization on Friday declared the outbreak of Ebola in west Africa an international health emergency. At ...

Friday, 08 Aug 2014, 11:15

Pistorius: Snowball of lies says prosecution

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been accused of being a "deceitful witness" who told the court a "snowball ...

Thursday, 07 Aug 2014, 12:58

Airlines cancel flights to Liya

Embassies have closed and flights have cancelled as the situation in Libya continues to deterioate with heavy fighting continuing ...

Sunday, 03 Aug 2014, 08:01

Greece evacuates embassy staff from Libya

Greece evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early today with a navy frigate ...

Friday, 01 Aug 2014, 10:28

Libya crisis deepens

As the violence in the Libyian capital Tripoi continues, many foreign embassies are evacuating their staff to other countries. ...

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014, 08:57

More bodies of MH 17 due to arrive in Holland

More bodies from Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 are due to arrive in the Netherlands for identification, a process experts say ...

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014, 10:52

Ukraine plane crash bodies arrive at station

A train with the remains of victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine has arrived in the city of Kharkhiv, outside ...

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014, 11:11

Ukraine plane crash: 298 believed dead

Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in Ukraine killing all 298 on board . Malaysia's leader has called the Malaysia Airlines ...

Friday, 18 Jul 2014, 08:39

Pistorius murder trial resumes in South Africa

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is resuming in South Africa after a six-week break to evaluate the athlete's mental health. ...

Monday, 30 Jun 2014, 09:41

Kerry arrives in Baghdad as Iraq crisis deepens

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, as Sunni insurgents expand their control of towns ...

Monday, 23 Jun 2014, 10:58

Iraq: Battle for oil-fields

The Iraqi army says it has beaten off Islamist-led militants attacking the country's biggest oil refinery amid reports that ...

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014, 13:10

Local news

Inflatation rate down at -0.05%

In July, the annual rate of inflation stood ...

Missing Irishman found

Police have found 45-year-old Irish national ...

Alfred Sant meets Chamber of Commerce President

Labour Member of the European Parliament ...

AFM at Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The band of the Armed Forces of Malta gave ...

Europe

Military jets collide in Italy: Parachute ...

Search-and-rescue teams looking for four ...

Iceland volcano eruption threat

The risk of an eruption at Iceland's ...

Migrants continue to flood into Italy

More than 90 children and 18 pregnant women ...

Pope Francis arrives in South Korea

Pope Francis arrived in South Korea Thursday ...

Earlier World news

Pakistani jets attack militants

Pakistani fighter jets are reported ...

Monday, 16 Jun 2014, 11:18

3 police officers killed in Canada shooting

A manhunt is under way in the Canadian ...

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014, 11:05

Pele's son jailed for drug smuggling

One of Brazilian football legend Pele's ...

Monday, 02 Jun 2014, 09:45

Missing British sailors presumed dead after ...

The search for four missing British ...

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 17:41

Pope Francis begins Middle East visit

Pope Francis has praised Jordan for ...

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 17:34

Six dead in U.S. University shooting

A gunman has killed six people in drive-by ...

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 17:30

Military coup in Thailand

Thailand's army has seized power ...

Friday, 23 May 2014, 13:07

31 killed in deadly blast in China

At least 31 people have been killed ...

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 11:09

Search for missing sailors resumed

An RAF plane prepares to join the hunt ...

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 10:15

Libya reels under weekend attacks

The Libyan government has insisted ...

Monday, 19 May 2014, 12:04

Nigeria's President cancels village visit

Nigeria's president has cancelled ...

Friday, 16 May 2014, 11:46

2,100 dead in Afghanistan landslide

More than 2,100 are confirmed to have ...

Saturday, 03 May 2014, 11:40

Three U.S. doctors shot dead at Kabul hospital

An Afghan security guard has opened ...

Friday, 25 Apr 2014, 11:30

Update 1 :Hundreds missing as Korean ferry ...

Rescue teams are battling bad weather ...

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014, 12:00

36 die in Mexico bus crash

36 people have been killed in a bus ...

Monday, 14 Apr 2014, 11:39