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  • Consuls asked to propose one project a year

    Date: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 10:30

    Honorary Consuls have been asked to propose at least one project a year aimed at bringing investment to Malta and exploring opportunities
  • Dozens killed in string of car bombs

    Date: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 09:56

    At least 36 people have been killed and a further 100 have been injured in a wave of car bombs targeting mainly Shia areas in Baghdad and Basra. Ten car bombs, which hit six different areas of Baghdad on Monday morning, killed at least 19 people and wounded about 100...
  • Spain train driver charged over crash

    Date: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 09:55

    Driver of train that crashed, killing 79, provisionally charged with committing multiple homicide through negligence. The Spanish train driver, who last Wednesday crashed and killed 79 people, has been charged with committing multiple homicide through negligence....
  • 20-year old critically injured in Attard

    Date: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 08:11

    A twenty-year-old youth is in danger of loss of life following a traffic accident at around 06:15h in Oliver Agius Street, Attard. Preliminary investigations found that the youth, who resides in Rabat, Malta, lost control of the car he was driving, a Toyota Starlet,...
  • 36 pilgrims die in Italy bus accident

    Date: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 08:06

    At least 36 devotees of Padre Pio were reported dead in Italy as the bus transporting them back from a pilgrimage precipitated into a viaduct. Around 11 were reported injured and were transported to hospital for treatment. The accident happened last night near Irpinia...
  • Malta's newspapers review

    Date: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 07:17

    The Times leads with a story about the fuel procurement report as former Enemalta finance head lambasts Auditor's conclusions as the fuel-buying minutes were only his notes. In another story it reports that leaders agree on keeping Malta's 18-month mandatory detention...
  • Car falls in Qormi valley, driver seriously injured

    Date: Sun, 28/07/2013 - 19:10

    A 57-year-old man from Zebbug was seriously injured after his crashed into a bollard in Mdina Road, Qormi. The car then fell into the Wied ic-Cawsli valley and the driver had to be rescued by members of the Civil Protection Department. He was taken to hospital where he...
  • Contaminated alcohol kills 18 in Pakistan

    Date: Sun, 28/07/2013 - 18:41

    At least 18 people have died in Pakistan after drinking contaminated alcohol at two parties in the city of Faisalabad. Only non-Muslim people are allowed to drink alcohol in the country, but many still drink it illegally. Reports said that most of those who died were...
  • AD ask police and parliament to widen investigations on oil procurement mismanagement to pre-2008

    Date: Sun, 28/07/2013 - 15:49

    In view of the fact that the Prime Minister  has stated today that many had believed irregularities at Enemalta were carried out even before 2008, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said that "The police investigation already started on alleged...
  • Thief steals €40m worth of jewels in Cannes

    Date: Sun, 28/07/2013 - 15:13

    Around €40m in jewellery were stolen from a jewellery exhibition in Cannes, officials have said. The exhibition was being held at the Carlton Hotel.  Reports said that the armed thief put the jewels in a briefcase and fled the scene soon after.  Cannes has recently...

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