The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday

World

Democratic debate: Rising Pete Buttigieg could face attacks

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 07:47 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Pete Buttigieg’s dramatic rise from little-known Indiana mayor to a leading Democratic presidential candidate faces its toughest test on Wednesday, with rivals poised to lob debate-stage attacks...

Vatican’s financial 007 leaves amid fallout from police raid

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 07:59 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

The head of the Vatican’s financial watchdog agency is leaving his post after a raid by Vatican police on the agency’s offices breached the Holy See’s international financial...

UK leader Johnson faces questions about ties to US woman

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 07:57 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced new questions Monday about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favors and public funds while Johnson was the...

Most hated Christmas songs ranked in survey

Monday, 18 November 2019, 09:46 Last update: about 3 days ago

Mariah Carey's Christmas classic 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' topped a poll to take the unfortunate crown of being the most annoying Christmas song. The survey was taken in the United...

Pete Buttigieg touts military service, wary of overstating role

Monday, 18 November 2019, 09:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Pete Buttigieg strides past an oversized photograph of himself dressed in fatigues, the Afghan horizon behind him, as he enters a Des Moines arena for an Iowa Democratic Party gala. In his first...

Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes

Monday, 18 November 2019, 08:54 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

One of only four oar makers for Venice’s famed gondoliers, Paolo Brandolisio wades through his ground-floor workshop for the third time in a week of record-breaking floods, despairing of any...

Pope decries that ‘greed of a few’ worsens poverty of others

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 18:04 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Pope Francis on Sunday decried that the “greed of a few” wealthy people is compounding the plight of the poor before sharing a meal with the jobless and the homeless that has become a...

UK media: Prince Andrew’s sex claims rebuttal a PR disaster

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 16:05 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

British media on Sunday slammed Prince Andrew’s effort to rebut claims that he had sex with a teenager who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding his televised interview a complete...

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