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  • Gunmen kill 17 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant

    Gunmen kill 17 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant

    Suspected jihadists killed at least 17 people and wounded eight during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital today, the communications minister said, as security forces sought to free people still trapped inside. A Reuters witness saw...

  • Today's front pages

    Today's front pages

    The Times of Malta today explains about the impact that construction has had on the cockroach population and what can be done to solve it, while its second story touches on who should pay for gender reassignment. The Malta Independent carries...

  • Announcements

    AZZOPARDI – MARY. In loving memory of our dear mother, today the 20th anniversary of her demise. Fondly loved and cherished by her sons and daughters – Alex, Edward, Jennifer, Catherine and their families. CALLEJA. In loving memory of CHARLES, a...

  • Fireworks Spectacular

    Fireworks Spectacular

    Fireworks Spectacular is the name of an annual fireworks display by St MaryFireworks of Mqabba on the occasion of the feast of Santa Marija, patron saint of Mqabba. The show will include over 10,000 shots of non-stop fireworks synchronised to...

  • Santa Marija concert

    Santa Marija concert

    As part of the commemoration of the Santa Marija Convoy, Flimkien Għal Ambjent Aħjar  will today be holding a concert at St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral in Valletta. This concert will have two musical performances. One will feature Stradivarius...

  • Discounted admission for Citadel museums

    Discounted admission for Citadel museums

    On the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, Heritage Malta and the Citadel Management Committee will tomorrow open four museums within the Citadel and the Visitor Centre at a reduced price. The sites included are the Gozo Museum of...

  • Feasts tomorrow

    Attard, Birkirkara, Għaxaq, Gudja, Mosta, Mqabba, Qrendi and Victoria are all celebrating the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady.

  • Donald Trump under fire over response to white supremacist violence

    Donald Trump under fire over response to white supremacist violence

    Donald Trump has come under fire for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia, with the president being urged to take a public stand against groups that espouse racism and hate. Mr Trump, while...

  • Artworks permanently damaged by ‘unnecessary modifications, amateur work’

    Artworks permanently damaged by ‘unnecessary modifications, amateur work’

    Artworks, some belonging to the Church, are being permanently damaged by renovators posing as conservators and restorers, with priceless pieces being modified instead of preserved, this newspaper has learned. Speaking to The Sunday Times of Malta...

  • Worker falls to his death at Oil Tanking Facilities

    Worker falls to his death at Oil Tanking Facilities

    A 31-year-old man died this afternoon after falling from a height of six metres into a tanker hole while working on a ship at the Oil Tanking Facilities in Birżebbuġa. The police said the accident happened at 4.50pm. Personnel from the Civil...

  • Pay up or get out, Smart City hospital warned

    Pay up or get out, Smart City hospital warned

    The company which was meant to open a state-of-the art medical centre at Smart City later this year has been served with a final warning by the operators of the technology and business park, who called on it to pay €4.7 million or be declared in...

  • Child rescuer amongst 7 dead in Syria shooting

    Child rescuer amongst 7 dead in Syria shooting

    Seven volunteers with the Syrian civil defence rescue service were killed in a shooting by unidentified attackers in rebel-held Idlib province on Saturday, the civil defence said on its Twitter feed. The attackers stole two vehicles and other...

  • Potential conflicts of interest questions raised in Labour donations

    Potential conflicts of interest questions raised in Labour donations

    Labour MPs received more donations from friends and businessmen than Nationalist deputies, according to the declarations submitted to the Electoral Commission of what they spent on their electoral campaigns. In the case of incumbent ministers,...

  • Delia vows disclosure ‘while protecting partners’ privacy’

    Delia vows disclosure ‘while protecting partners’ privacy’

    It is the privacy of his business partners that has kept Adrian Delia from making a full disclosure of assets, the Nationalist Party leadership hopeful suggested yesterday. Since announcing his bid for the PN’s top post, Dr Delia has reiterated...

  • Kenyan Opposition leader condemns police killings

    Kenyan Opposition leader condemns police killings

    Kenya's opposition leader has condemned police killings of rioters during protests after the country's disputed election, and urged supporters to stay away from work on Monday. A Kenyan human rights group said at least 24 people have been killed...

  • Stricter disclosure rules see foreign NZ trusts plummet

    Stricter disclosure rules see foreign NZ trusts plummet

    The number of foreign trusts in New Zealand, like those set up by Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri, plummeted after the introduction of stricter disclosure rules. The trust Dr Mizzi, the Tourism Minister, and Mr Schembri, the Prime Minister’s chief...

  • Yesterday's traffic fatalities go up to four with death of 89-year-old woman

    Yesterday's traffic fatalities go up to four with death of 89-year-old woman

    An 89-year-old Mellieħa woman who was involved in the traffic accident in Triq Telgħet ta’ Selmun, Xemxija, yesterday, succumbed to her injuries the police said. This brings the number of traffic fatalities yesterday up to four. The woman was one...

  • Storm in Poland kills at least five, more than 30 injured

    Storm in Poland kills at least five, more than 30 injured

    Five people, including two teenage girl scouts, died and more than 30 were injured as a result of falling trees in a series of severe storms that hit Poland on Friday night. The girls, 13 and 14, were crushed by falling trees while sleeping in a...

  • Watch: Fire rages on landlocked boat in Marsaxlokk

    Watch: Fire rages on landlocked boat in Marsaxlokk

    Plumes of black smoke rose out of Marsaxlokk this afternoon after a fire broke out on a barge at the village's hard standing facility.  Footage sent to Times of Malta showed angry clouds of dark smoke billowing into the sky, with one reader saying...

  • Man denies raping 12-year-old girl

    Man denies raping 12-year-old girl

    A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl yesterday has insisted he never met the child in question. Alhasan Ali, a 29-year-old who lives in Marsascala, stands charged with sexually abusing the child in Qormi yesterday.  He denied the accusation...

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