The Malta Independent 26 May 2018, Saturday

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Boston bomb suspect died of gunshots, blunt trauma

Saturday, 4 May 2013, 07:17 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, a funeral director said Friday.   Worcester funeral...

First black Italian minister seeks cultural change

Friday, 3 May 2013, 19:13 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    Italy's first black Cabinet minister, targeted by racist slurs following her appointment last week, said Friday that Italians aren't racist but that some are merely ignorant...

Cameron's Conservatives suffer in UK local votes

Friday, 3 May 2013, 13:23 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    David Cameron's Conservative Party has taken a drubbing in local elections amid a surge of support for an anti-European Union and anti-immigration party, heaping pressure on the...

Vaccination’s lifetime of blessings

Friday, 3 May 2013, 08:40 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

A world in which our children and their children grow up free from the threat of polio and other preventable diseases is a dream that everyone shares. But, unlike most dreams, this one is achievable....

A Fateful Mistake

Friday, 3 May 2013, 08:39 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Controversy is essential to the advancement of science. So the debunking of methodological flaws and a coding error in a paper by the economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff is just part of...

Pakistani prosecutor in Musharraf case killed

Friday, 3 May 2013, 08:29 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Gunmen shot to death the Pakistani government's lead prosecutor in a high-profile case involving former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday as he drove to court in the capital, Islamabad,...

Benedict comes home to new house, new pope

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 11:36 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is coming home to a new house and a new pope as an unprecedented era begins of a retired pontiff living side-by-side with a reigning one inside the Vatican...

Mexican women forced into sex 25 times a day

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 09:15 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Federal prosecutors have charged 13 people in a sex slave ring they say forced young Mexican women into prostitution in New York and New Jersey.   The authorities say some of the women were...

Pakistan’s winnable war on polio

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 08:04 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

I grew up in Pakistan throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s, and my parents, like parents everywhere, wanted me to be fit and healthy and to get the best start in life. I was lucky enough to be...

Turkey: May Day marred by violence

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 15:51 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Violent clashes erupted between police and protesters in Istanbul today, as hundreds tried to breach barricades and reach the city’s main square to mark May Day in defiance of a government...

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