World news

2 dead in US cinema shooting

A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others before shooting ...

Friday, 24 Jul 2015, 10:00

Turkey bomb blast suspect identified

A suspect has been identified in the suicide bomb attack that killed 32 young activists in Turkey, the country's prime minister ...

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015, 13:01

Turkey blast kills at least 10 people

An explosion has killed at least 10 people at a cultural centre in the southern Turkish town of Suruc near the Syrian border, ...

Monday, 20 Jul 2015, 12:40

Four marines shot dead at U.S. base

A gunman has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The gunman, ...

Friday, 17 Jul 2015, 07:18

Six missing after deadly U.S.floods

Search teams in Kentucky are looking for six people missing after heavy floods that already killed two people. Rescue crews ...

Thursday, 16 Jul 2015, 11:07

Great white shark rescued from U.S. beach

A juvenile great white beached itself while trying to catch seagulls off Chatham, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Thanks to the harbor ...

Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015, 10:39

Russian soldiers die as barracks collapse

A section of a Russian military barracks has collapsed, killing 23 soldiers near the Siberian city of Omsk, officials say A ...

Monday, 13 Jul 2015, 12:17

Pope Francis begins South America visit

Pope Francis has arrived in Ecuador on the first stop of a seven-day tour of South America, his second visit to the region since ...

Monday, 06 Jul 2015, 11:33

Wildfires hit Washington state east of Seattle

A series of major wildfires have been burning across thousands of acres of Washington state, over 120 miles (190km) east of Seattle. ...

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015, 11:25

Egypt's Public Prosecutor killed in bomb attack

Egypt's public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, has been killed in a bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say. Mr Barakat ...

Monday, 29 Jun 2015, 16:50

IS strike back in Kobane

Islamic State fighters have attacked the Syrian city of Kobane, months after being driven out in a symbolic battle that made ...

Friday, 26 Jun 2015, 11:24

20 killed in bomb blast at Nigerian fish market

At least 20 people are reported to have been killed after female suicide bombers attacked a fish market in Nigeria's north-eastern ...

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015, 12:28

IS militants place explosives at ancient ruins in Palmyra

Islamic State militants have laid mines and explosives at the ancient ruins in Palmyra, it has been claimed. The central Syrian ...

Monday, 22 Jun 2015, 12:31

US church killing: 21-year old arrested

The suspected Charleston gunman has been described as a withdrawn and troubled young man who showed signs of being fascinated ...

Friday, 19 Jun 2015, 10:58

9 killed in Church shooting

Police have launched a manhunt after nine people were killed in a mass shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. The ...

Thursday, 18 Jun 2015, 11:12

Local news

Foreign Minister meets with Chinese counterpart

Minister for Foreign Affairs George Vella ...

GreenPak awards for Local Councils

The Local Councils of Luqa, Attard, Għaxaq, ...

Gozo death: Police treating as suspicous

Police are treating the death of a 71-year ...

Simon Busuttil is negative, not what the ...

In a statement the Labour Party said that ...

Europe

At least 7 dead in Italy fireworks explosion

The death toll from an explosion at a fireworks ...

Alitalia strike hits Rome airport

More than 60 Alitalia flights, including ...

40 migrants drown off Libyan coast

Up to 40 African migrants are feared to ...

Greek parliament approves bail-out deal

Greece has taken a crucial step towards ...

Earlier World news

Five killed when balcony collapsed

Five people have been killed and eight ...

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015, 13:04

Al-Quaeda top leader killed in airstrike

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that Nasser ...

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015, 11:48

Hillary Clinton hits campaign trail

She strode on stage in a blue power ...

Monday, 15 Jun 2015, 11:27

Cop quits after pool party incident

A police officer filmed wrestling a ...

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015, 11:14

Judge orders release after 40 years solitatary ...

A judge in the US state of Louisiana ...

Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015, 09:35

Chinese ferry capsizes: Hundreds missing

Five people are dead and hundreds are ...

Tuesday, 02 Jun 2015, 11:42

Malaysia Airlines "technically bankrupt"

Malaysia Airlines is "technically ...

Monday, 01 Jun 2015, 10:42

Colombia mudslide claims 52 lives

At least 52 people have been killed ...

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 11:26

9 dead in biker gangs shootout

Police in the US state of Texas say ...

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:20

43 dead in Pakistan bus massacre

At least 43 people have been shot dead ...

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:04

7.4 earthquake hits Nepal

Reuters News Agency reports that another ...

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 09:23

IS claims it was behind Dallas shooting

Islamic State group says it was behind ...

Tuesday, 05 May 2015, 10:46

China and Taiwan leaders in meeting

The leader of Taiwan's ruling party ...

Monday, 04 May 2015, 11:22

Australia recalls ambassador after execution ...

Australia has recalled its ambassador ...

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015, 10:05

Nepal declares three days of mouring following ...

Nepal has declared three days of mourning ...

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015, 10:01