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  1. Malta raises alarm on Russia in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | EUobserver

    A Russia-backed Libyan warlord could start a "civil war" in Libya, increasing refugee flows to the EU, Malta has warned. The danger comes as the Libyan commander, Khalifa Haftar, advances on Tripoli, the seat of the UN-recognised government, Malta's foreign minister, George Vella, told press in Valletta on Friday .

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  2. Libya not accepting Italy migrant deal - EU presidency MaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Libya's U.N.-backed government has not accepted proposals by Rome aimed at cutting migrant flows to Italy and the two sides are "far apart" on the issue, Malta's foreign minister said on Friday. Malta's Foreign Minister George Vella takes part in a joint news conference with his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni at the Foreign Ministry in Valletta, Malta, March 10, 2016.

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  3. UN chief visits Geneva for Cyprus peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The China Post

    New U.N. chief Antonio Guterres was attending talks in Geneva Thursday aimed at ending decades of stalemate in a divided Cyprus, in his first foreign trip since becoming secretary-general on Jan. 1. Foreign ministers from Cyprus's so-called guarantor powers - Britain, Greece and Turkey - were also traveling to Switzerland for a conference on security, which follows three days of peace talks with the goal of creating a two-zone federation. Turkish Cypriot leaders have agreed in principle to return some of the land they have controlled since the 1974 invasion by Turkish troops, which came in response to an Athens-inspired coup seeking union with Greece.

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  4. EU mulls Turkey-type migrant deal with LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | EUobserver

    The Maltese EU presidency wants a deal with Libya to curb migrant flows that would be loosely modelled on the EU-Turkey agreement. A Maltese EU presidency spokesman told this website on Thursday that Valletta and other EU capitals would examine the idea after Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat spoke of it earlier in the day.

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  5. Guterres, Juncker head to Geneva for Cyprus talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | EurActiv.com

    Espen Barth Eide in the centre, Nicos Anastasiades in the left wing and Mustafa AkA ncA at the right. Geneva, 11 January.

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  6. National Geographic reveals the world's most romantic placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Daily Mail

    Whether you're seeking a Valentine's getaway, a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon destination or the ultimate escape to reconnect, the book features 50 options sure to melt even the most cynical of traveller's hearts. During each season, there is a romantic hotspot ideal for every couple, whether you'd be seduced by Paris in springtime, thrilled by Victoria Falls in the summer, invigorated by the Big Sur in the autumn or inspired by a winter sojourn in St Moritz.

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  7. Tourists can stay in one-off glamping cabins installed in Wales' secret beauty spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | Daily Mail

    But the eight specially-built cabins will then disappear and the landscapes returned to normal once the holiday season ends. The secret locations have not yet been revealed by bosses at Epic Retreats and partners at tourist company Best of Wales.

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  8. Make 2017 a roaring triumph: From dinosaurs and rock gods to a Far ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Daily Mail

    How about taking a time-capsule trip to the age of the dinosaurs or heading to Elvis Presley's Graceland estate on the 40th anniversary of his death? Visit the Padaung 'long neck tribe' in Burma - so-called for the tradition of women appearing to elongate their necks by wearing metal coils, pictured Kayah in the north of Burma is opening up to tourists too, with flights from Yangon. The lush countryside is home to the Padaung, the 'long neck tribe' - so-called for the tradition of women appearing to elongate their necks by wearing metal coils.

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  9. Ask Frank Barrett: Saddle up for an authentic taste of the Loire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Daily Mail

    Pictured, the Chateau de Sully-sur-Loire We're planning a celebration for our silver wedding anniversary and want to make it a memorable occasion. My husband likes active, rural adventures and I love seeing historic city sights.

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  10. The Caribbean island that will PAY you $300 if you visit next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Daily Mail

    From seriously cool boutique hotels to ancient streets bursting with gastronomic delicacies and the breath-taking St John's Co Cathedral: Why Valletta is the latest city-break hot spot Why the future IS bright for Britain's railways: Michael Portillo insists that station restorations and HS2 are reasons for passengers to have hope Think YOU could land a plane with no experience? Incredible video shows complete novice taking charge of an aircraft mid-flight - and steering it to a runway The rise of the child jetsetter: Parents spend A 29k on holidays for their kids, with one in five youngsters enjoying at least SEVEN vacations a year Heart-melting video shows baby hyena and young wildebeest enjoying a game of tag... not realising they're supposed to be bitter enemies Want to go on a winter holiday without getting ill? Avoid Egypt - it's had 12,000 cases of food poisoning in 5 years The 20 ... (more)

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  11. What IS the etiquette for talking to strangers on public transport? ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Daily Mail

    Think YOU had a hard time at the airport? Hilarious images capture weary travellers at the end of their tether Now THAT'S a princely sum! Historic hotel with 74 bedrooms built by the Emperor of Austria could be your renovation project... for A 1million From seriously cool boutique hotels to ancient streets bursting with gastronomic delicacies and the breath-taking St John's Co Cathedral: Why Valletta is the latest city-break hot spot What IS the etiquette for talking to strangers on public transport? A psychologist reveals all Dreaming of a black-and-white Christmas: Heart-warming nostalgic photos reveal how travellers from yesteryear celebrated the festive season The mad dash home! Christmas getaway in chaos as rail passengers at Paddington discover it is already shut and won't reopen until Thursday Terminal Zoo: Inside the Heathrow holding pen that houses 280,000 reptiles, 16,000 cats ... (more)

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  12. From seriously cool boutique hotels to ancient streets bursting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Daily Mail

    The mad dash home! Christmas getaway in chaos as rail passengers at Paddington discover it is already shut and won't reopen until Thursday Snow fair! Disappointed skiers hoping for a White Christmas in the Alps face bare slopes for the FOURTH year running The best airport lounges in the world named in prestigious awards: Layover spot in Heathrow ranked No1 From Rihanna's homeland of Barbados to the Bahamas and Jamaica: How to pick the right Caribbean paradise for YOU Apocalyptic wall of icy fog above Lake Superior is the beginning of a VERY white Christmas for Minnesota and millions of Americans as huge blizzard looks set to hit on December 25 Incredible James Bond-style electric catamaran that silently 'flies' above the surface of the water will be available next year From a dusting in the Grand Canyon to a big freeze in Tehran: Amazing pictures capture snow falling in the world's ... (more)

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  13. From Rihanna's homeland of Barbados to the Bahamas and Jamaica: How ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Daily Mail

    Dreaming of a black-and-white Christmas: Heart-warming nostalgic photos reveal how travellers from yesteryear celebrated the festive season From seriously cool boutique hotels to ancient streets bursting with gastronomic delicacies and the breath-taking St John's Co Cathedral: Why Valletta is the latest city-break hot spot The mad dash home! Christmas getaway in chaos as rail passengers at Paddington discover it is already shut and won't reopen until Thursday Snow fair! Disappointed skiers hoping for a White Christmas in the Alps face bare slopes for the FOURTH year running The best airport lounges in the world named in prestigious awards: Layover spot in Heathrow ranked No1 From Rihanna's homeland of Barbados to the Bahamas and Jamaica: How to pick the right Caribbean paradise for YOU Apocalyptic wall of icy fog above Lake Superior is the beginning of a VERY white Christmas for ... (more)

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  14. 2 Libyans charged in Malta with hijacking a flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Hijackers diverted a Libyan commercial plane to Malta on Friday a... It'll be a white Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states, but it's likely to cause troublesome travel. President-elect Donald Trump says he will dissolve his charitable foundation before taking office to avoid conflicts of interest.

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  15. 15 Great Places to Retire in 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 22 | Lifehack.org

    After a long career of working hard and likely living in just one town or city, retirement becomes a great opportunity to not only stop working but to also experience new places. By retiring to locale outside of where you worked, you'll see new cultures and taste new foods.

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  16. Walking tours, horses and farm-to-table dining in MaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Discover the rich history and local culture of the Mediterranean islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino on an eight-day, six-night tour offered by Perillo Learning Journeys. Highlights include a walking tour of Valletta, the tiny capital city of Malta; visits to a local art studio and the Dreams of Horses Farm ; farm-to-table dinners at the Corinthia Palace Hotel and at a family-run restaurant and farm.

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  17. Intrepid doubles family adventure tours for 2017Read the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Travel Weekly

    After an 85% increase in family travel bookings by U.S. and Canadian customers this year, Intrepid Travel is doubling the number of the family-oriented tours it offers. The company has created two travel styles geared towards families traveling together, Comfort Family and Active Family trips, and has grown its portfolio of family-friendly trips to 48 itineraries in 20 countries starting next year.

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  18. REVIEW: My big gay cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Sydney Star Observer

    The author and her friends posing with the queens on the latest instalment of the Drag Stars at Sea cruise. Photo: Supplied JUST eight days ago I was stepping off a massive cruise liner in Genoa, northern Italy, after partying hard for 13 nights straight with a bunch RuPaul's Drag Race queens and their fans.

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  19. 7 world cultures you must experience in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Rediff.com

    In a recently released list of go-to destinations, National Geographic Traveler has revealed the top 7 culturally rich destinations to visit in 2017. Remember the limestone archway of the Azure Window in Gozo, Malta, which served as the backdrop for the Daenerys and Khal Drogo wedding? As Malta holds on to its history and heritage, it is also on the brink of a reboot.

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  20. Christmas Breaks: Nine sun, sea and snow options for your holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Travel Department has a seven-night package to Spain's Costa Brava including flights, transfers, half-board accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Calella and tours of Barcelona and Montserrat from a 799pp. Concorde Travel has seven-night Christmas breaks in Malta on special, starting at a 399pp for 3-star accommodation and rising to a 594pp for the five-star Corinthia St. George's Bay in St. Julian's.

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