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  • Brotherhood leaders asked to leave

    A top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group says he and other senior members are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge following the ousting of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the crackdown on his supporters. Amr Darrag...

  • €5 million to be invested in Gozo hospital

    €5 million to be invested in Gozo hospital

    A total €5 million of European funds are being spent on new advanced technology equipment for the Gozo General Hospital, health parliamentary secretary Chris Fearne said yesterday. Speaking during the Gozo Hospital Worker of the Year Award, given...

  • Star-spangled hunt

    If you happen to come across woven wool remnants in red, white or blue marked Fort McHenry in your attic, a group of curators would like to know. Two hundred years after a massive American flag was hoisted over Baltimore's fort to mark victory...

  • Ukraine 'is still in state of war'

    Ukraine 'is still in state of war'

    Ukraine is "still in a state of war" with neighbouring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev's forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east, the country's prime minister said shortly after a second convoy of Russian trucks rolled into...

  • War 'is madness', says Pope Francis

    War 'is madness', says Pope Francis

    Pope Francis urged the world today to shed its apathy in the face of what he sees as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a Fascist-era monument to soldiers killed in the First World War. Pope Francis' aim in recalling those...

  • Children get hands muddy for nature conservation

    Children get hands muddy for nature conservation

    A group of 12 young people this morning got their hands muddy for nature conservation, experiencing life as a warden at BirdLife Malta’s Għadira Nature Reserve. Working alongside expert wardens, the group planted seedlings, took note of the...

  • Napping thief

    A man who broke into a Pennsylvania bar was found by police napping on a table. William Duffy, 35, of Bradford, faces a preliminary hearing on criminal trespass and public drunkenness charges, the Bradford Era reported. He was found inside the...

  • Iraqi PM orders halt to shelling

    Iraq's prime minister has ordered the army to stop shelling populated areas held by the Islamic State group. During a conference held in Baghdad, Haider al Abadi said the decision aims to prevent the targeting of "innocent victims" during military...

  • Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    Photos of the week - Times of Malta

    From the Harvest supermoon and flamingo visitors, to regatta boats, cruise liners and bicycles on water, Times of Malta presents a selection of some of the best photos taken over the past week by its team of photographers.

  • Portomasogaming gets new digital platform

    Portomasogaming gets new digital platform

    Portomasogaming has launched a new digital platform for its live Casino and studio, which are now combined into one product, following an investment of €500,000. The investment saw the creation of 25 job opportunities. The new platform, which...

  • Simpsons 25th anniversary marked

    Simpsons 25th anniversary marked

    Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggam and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrate 25 years of The Simpsons in Hollywood. Those characters are performed by three actors - Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith and Hank Azaria - who...

  • Supplier: students to have full uniforms within week

    Supplier: students to have full uniforms within week

    The full uniforms of all State colleges will be in stock by the end of next week, worried parents have been assured by the supplier. Some items from the summer uniforms of four of the 10 colleges are still not available, as supplier Yorkie...

  • Endangered frogs released into wild

    Endangered frogs released into wild

    Dozens of critically endangered giant frogs bred in captivity have been released into the wild to help save the species from extinction. The mountain chicken frog, one of the world's largest - and rarest - frogs, is native only to the Caribbean...

  • City Gate ditch garden should not be shelved - AD

    The public garden at City Gate ditch should not be shelved, Alternattiva Demokratika appealed this morning. Infrastructure spokesman Ralph Cassar said the party was contacted by several people who expressed disappointment that the originally...

  • Scots referendum vote hangs in balance

    Scots referendum vote hangs in balance

    Latest polls show supporters and opponents of an independent Scotland are neck and neck days ahead of a vote. Julie Noce reports.

  • Owen Bonnici quashes rumour that Paul Lia will be appointed as new Chief Justice

    Owen Bonnici quashes rumour that Paul Lia will be appointed as new Chief Justice

    Justice Minister Owen Bonnici yesterday quashed a rumour doing the rounds that Labour Party lawyer Paul Lia is set to be appointed Chief Justice in the near future. Though incumbent Chief Justice Silvio Camilleri is still four years away from...

  • Officials demolish drug trafficking airstrips

    Officials demolish drug trafficking airstrips

    Peruvian officials destroy runways used by drug trafficking airplanes in a bid to help stop the cocaine trade. Julie Noce reports.

  • Christians urged to unite in prayer

    Christians urged to unite in prayer

    Christians from all over the world are being encouraged by the Pope to unite together in prayer on September 28. In a statement this morning, Archbishop Paul Cremona, Gozo bishop Mario Grech and auxiliary bishop Charles Scicluna said bishops from...

  • Arctic expedition medal up for sale

    Arctic expedition medal up for sale

    A medal awarded to one of the men who died on an ill-fated Arctic expedition is expected to sell at auction for £30,000 next month. The honour was presented posthumously to John Irving who sailed as part of Sir John Franklin's expedition which...

  • Water supply in Pembroke back to normal

    Water supply in Pembroke back to normal

    Water supply in Pembroke is back to normal, the Water Services Corporation said. The WSC said in a statement the cut was experienced when the large main up to half a meter in diameter servicing the area was damaged. It was forecast to be repaired...