The Malta Independent 19 January 2018, Friday

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Yellow is the new red on China's roads

Wednesday, 2 January 2013, 10:24 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Drivers in China are seeing red over a new crackdown on running through intersections when the lights are yellow.   While announcing new rules that double the penalty for traffic light...

LA photographer killed while shooting Bieber's car

Wednesday, 2 January 2013, 08:05 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Police say a paparazzo was hit by a car and killed after taking photos of Justin Bieber's white Ferrari on a Los Angeles street.   Los Angeles police Officer James Stoughton says the...

61 killed in New Year's stampede in Ivory Coast

Tuesday, 1 January 2013, 17:14 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    61 killed in New Year's stampede in Ivory Coast   INZA BAKAYOKO,Associated Press         ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — At least 61...

Clinton receiving blood thinners to dissolve clot

Tuesday, 1 January 2013, 11:06 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a blood clot in her head say blood thinners are being used to dissolve the clot and they are confident she will make a full...

Same-sex marriage ceremonies begin in Maryland

Tuesday, 1 January 2013, 09:22 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Same-sex couples in Maryland were greeted with cheers and noisemakers held over from New Year's Eve parties, as gay marriage became legal in the first southern state on New Year's...

Pope marks end of difficult year, notes God's good

Monday, 31 December 2012, 19:46 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    Pope Benedict XVI marked the end of a difficult year Monday by saying that despite all the death and injustice in the world, goodness prevails.   Benedict celebrated...

Australia, Asian nations giving enthusiastic welcome to 2013

Monday, 31 December 2012, 16:18 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    Sydney's skyline erupted with tons of exploding fireworks as revelers cheered in the new year from the city's crammed harbor in the world's first major celebration for...

Turkey considers chemical castration for paedophiles

Monday, 31 December 2012, 12:01 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

A lawmaker says Turkey is again considering introducing chemical castration for people convicted of sexually abusing children.   The Aksam newspaper on Monday quoted lawmaker Alev Dedegil as...

Watch: Hillary Clinton hospitalized with blood clot

Monday, 31 December 2012, 10:58 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is under observation at a New York hospital after being treated for a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this...

Brave new cells?

Monday, 31 December 2012, 09:40 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

    The United Kingdom’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has launched a public consultation to gauge attitudes toward controversial new medical procedures...

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