Malta Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Eugene Loveland Honored for Excellence in the Oil & Energy IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... of the Greater Houston Ice Skating Council. He was also named an honorary consulate general of the Republic of Malta in Texas; in 2003, he received a National Order of Merit from the Country of Malta. Mr. Loveland and his wife, Joan, have five ...

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  2. Malta bets on pragmatic idealism for its EU presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    As the EU enters a period of uncertainty with elections in France and Germany, and the UK initiating a process to leave the bloc, the prime minister of Malta, whose government holds the presidency of the EU, has promised to align results with the concerns of EU citizens. Marrying pragmatism with the goal of reuniting Europe, Joseph Muscat defended the view that the smallest country in the EU will not have 'delusions of grandeur,' but rather anchor its six-month stint in realistic pragmatism without losing sight of European ideals.

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  3. Remarks by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the...Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... by the British. During World War I it hosted many of the tens of thousands of soldiers that received treatment here in Malta. And in World War II, the fascists' bombs which pounded Valletta destroyed much of the building. The rich past of this ...

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  4. Discover the historic beauty and screen pedigree of MaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Radio Times

    At just 25 kilometres long by 15 wide, the island of Malta, together with its even tinier sisters Gozo and Comino, makes up one of the smallest countries in Europe. But it is also one of the most popular locations for film and TV crews, seen in everything from Poirot to current action film Assassin's Creed.

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  5. [Focus] 'Pragmatic' Malta takes fight against euroscepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | EUobserver

    "We should stop blaming people who vote for extremist groups and we should focus on their concerns," said Maltese PM Joseph Muscat , with Juncker. Malta, the smallest EU country, has launched its 6-month presidency of the EU Council on Wednesday with an aim of trying to heal the wounds of an EU faced with Brexit and the rise of euroscepticism.

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  6. Brexit deal must be worse than EU membership: PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Britain's deal for leaving the European Union must be worse than the terms of its membership, said Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, whose country has just taken on the six-month EU presidency. Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat attends a press conference in Valletta, Malta, on Jan 11, 2017 to mark the start of the Maltese EU presidency.

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  7. ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble to Tour the UKRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Malta's premier contemporary dance company, the critically acclaimed ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble, will tour the UK for the first time in January and February 2017. On February 9th and 10th the company will bring its DOUBLE BILL of work by celebrated choreographers Mavin Khoo, the company's Artistic Director, and ?finMalta Associate Choreographer Ivn Prez to the Sadler's Wells Lilian Baylis Studio.

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  8. Bishop warns against a classist,a Puritan mentality in ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Catholic World News

    In a Christmas homily excerpted in the Vatican newspaper, a Maltese prelate warned Catholics against a "classist" mentality and the "trap of Puritanism." "The Jews preferred not to be contaminated by the impurities of others," Bishop Mario Grech of Gozo preached.

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  9. Maltese take EU presidency batonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    Malta on Sunday became the smallest country ever to take on the presidency of the Council of the EU. The wait is over - #Malta is officially at the helm of the @EUCouncil .

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  10. Rail passengers see season ticket prices rise A 600 in seven years: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Rail passengers see season ticket prices rise A 600 in seven years: Average commuter now pays almost A 2,800 a year for their journey to work Rail commuters have seen the price of their season tickets soar by an average of nearly A 600 since 2010, figures reveal. From today the average commuter is shelling out A 2,788 a year for their 2017 season ticket - A 594 more than in 2010.

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  11. For being such a small country, Malta carries a weighty history. And stamps are a big part of it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Linn's Stamp News

    Edward Caruana Dingli's design of Melita, the allegorical symbol of Malta, appeared on 12 of the 17 definitives in the 1922-26 set marking the start of Maltese self-government. Melita and Britannia, the allegorical personifications of Malta and Britain, embrace in Gianni Vella's design for five of the denominations in Malta's 1922-26 self-government stamp set.

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    Dec 31, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    On January 1, 2017, Slovakia will hand over the EU's rotating Presidency to Malta, one of the Union's smallest Member States and, like Cyprus, an island nation. The Slovakian EU Presidency was marked by important successes, like the entry into force of the Paris Climate Agreement and the adoption of the Bratislava Roadmap.

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

    Dec 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... months of chilly weather. But don't just leave it to wistful thinking - an escape to the historic city of Valletta in Malta will brighten your horizons (and your mood!) with scrumptious local cuisine, year-round sunshine and plenty of culture - and ...

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  14. Libyan pair claim innocence, are charged in Malta with hijacking jetlinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | The Japan Times

    A man with raised arms stands Friday next to an Afriqiyah Airways plane from Libya stopped on the tarmac at Malta's Luqa International airport. Two hijackers diverted the Libyan commercial plane to Malta on Friday and threatened to blow it up with hand grenades, Maltese authorities and state media said.

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  15. Accused plane hijackers appear in Malta courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Two Libyan men, accused of hijacking an airliner and landing it in Malta on Friday, have appeared at court in Valletta. Local media report the two men pleaded not guilty.

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  16. Libyans appear in court in Malta accused of plane hijackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    The two Libyan men appeared in court in Valetta, Malta, on Saturday, on charges including hijacking after an airliner on an internal flight in Libya was diverted. The Airbus A320 was diverted to Malta, 500 km north of the Libyan coast, on Friday after the crew reported a man had told them he had a hand grenade.

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  17. Alleged hijackers of Libyan plane appear in Malta courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    The two men accused of using fake weapons to hijack a Libyan plane earlier this week with 117 people on board before diverting it to Malta appeared in court Sunday. The Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 was en route from Sabha to Tripoli when it was taken over and forced to fly to Malta on December 23, 2016 Moussa Saha and Ali Ahmed Saleh pleaded not guilty in Valletta's law courts to a string of offences including hijacking a plane and threatening passengers.

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  18. 2 Libyans charged in Malta with hijacking a flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Fredericksburg.com

    A man with a green flag is helped out an Afriqiyah Airways plane from Libya standing on the tarmac at Malta's Luqa International airport, Friday, Dec. 23, 2016. Hijackers diverted a Libyan commercial plane to Malta on Friday and threatened to blow it up with hand grenades, Maltese authorities and state media said.

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  19. Libyan plane hijackers charged with terrorismRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Valletta, Dec 25 : Two Muammar Gaddafi loyalists, who hijacked an internal Libyan flight before giving themselves up at Malta, have been charged with a string of offences, including terrorism. Both men pleaded not guilty.

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  20. Libyan plane hijackers to appear before Maltese courtRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Valletta, Dec 25 : The two hijackers who diverted an internal Libyan flight to an airport are set to appear before a court in Malta on December 25, police source said on Saturday. [NK World] Maltese Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar said earlier on Saturday that police had 48 hours to charge the two hijackers following their arrest on Friday afternoon, Xinhua news agency reported.

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