The Malta Independent 24 October 2017, Tuesday


Cyprus: Big EU members should accept more migrants

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 07:30 Last update: about 6 hours ago Associated Press

Large European Union countries should do their fair share and accept more migrants from overburdened members that are the typical entry points into Europe, Cyprus' interior ministry said...

Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 06:21 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat...

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan government; residents aghast

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 06:12 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional...

Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Egypt attack

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 14:52 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday. It...

Police say 4 people stabbed in Munich, assailant flees

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 12:10 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Police say a man with a knife has lightly wounded at least four people in Munich. Officers have launched a manhunt for the assailant, who fled the scene. Munich police called on people in the...

Breaking mad: 'Breaking Bad' house gets fence to block fans

Monday, 16 October 2017, 09:49 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

The real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White in the AMC-TV hit series "Breaking Bad" is getting a fence. The owners are installing a 6-foot (2...

Election produces likely right turn, young leader in Austria

Monday, 16 October 2017, 06:16 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

At age 31, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is poised to become the first millennial to lead a European country following his party's victory in a national election Sunday. While no party...

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