[WATCH] Disastrous Amazon rainforest fire can be seen from space
The National Institute for Space Research said that its satellite data showed a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest in 2019, an 84% increase on the same period in...
Appeals court confirms Cardinal Pell's prison sentence for child abuse
Australian Cardinal George Pell is the highest ranking official within the Vatican to be found guilty of sexual abuse
Peace in Libya only viable through a political process – UN envoy

The UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame meets Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela

The UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame meets Foreign...

[ANALYSIS] Has Matteo Salvini been outsmarted?

On 8 August Salvini triggered a political crisis in the middle of the summer...

On 8 August Salvini triggered a political crisis in the...

Donald Tusk rejects Boris Johnson's call for removal of Irish backstop from Brexit deal

European Council President has rejected UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request for the backstop to be dropped from the Brexit deal insisting there...

European Council President has rejected UK Prime Minister...

Explainer | Italy’s headlong rush to elections and Salvini’s roadmap to ‘full powers’

Matteo Salvini has broken ranks with fellow populists from the Five Star Movement, and has called for a no-confidence vote against the same government he...

Matteo Salvini has broken ranks with fellow populists from...

Salvadoran woman charged with homicide after stillbirth is cleared

A 21-year-old woman in El Salvador whose baby was found dead in the toilet...

A 21-year-old woman in El Salvador whose baby was found...

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before his death

Court papers detail no beneficiaries for Jeffrey Epstein's $577 million...

Court papers detail no beneficiaries for Jeffrey...

Boris Johnson to meet EU leaders in bid to secure new Brexit deal

The tour follows the leaking of a government report that outlines a number of...

The tour follows the leaking of a government report that...

Mountbatten frequented Rabat brothel for gay naval officers - FBI files

A new biography has unearthed FBI files in which the war hero and diplomat is said to have regularly attended the Red House brothel near Rabat during his time...

A new biography has unearthed FBI files in which the war...

Trouble on the horizon as British Ryanair pilots plan strike

The British Airline Pilots Association voted in favour of strike action for...

The British Airline Pilots Association voted in favour of...

Tough Italian law penalising migrant rescue vessels concerns UNHCR

Italy has imposed fines of up to €1 million on private vessels that rescue...

Italy has imposed fines of up to €1 million on private...

US to pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia

The US is set to formally withdraw from a nuclear treaty with Russia, raising...

The US is set to formally withdraw from a nuclear treaty...

Somalia to execute men who facilitated murder of Maltese port manager

Paul Formosa was killed in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland in February...

Paul Formosa was killed in the semi-autonomous region of...

Migrant rescue vessel Alan Kurdi rescues 40 migrants off Libya

The migrant rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, operated by Sea-Eye, is just off...

The migrant rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, operated by Sea-Eye,...

Gang violence leaves more than 50 dead in Brazil prison riot

At least 57 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil which saw rival...

At least 57 people have been killed in a prison riot in...

Shipwreck leaves 150 dead off Libyan coast, UNHCR says

If the figures are confirmed, this could be the deadliest shipwreck in the...

If the figures are confirmed, this could be the deadliest...

Updated | [WATCH] Boris Johnson will be Britain's new prime minister

Boris Johnson has won Tory leadership and will be installed tomorrow as the new...

Boris Johnson has won Tory leadership and will be installed...

[WATCH] Fifty years from the Apollo 11 mission that took man on the moon

If you believe... they put a man on the moon. KARL AZZOPARDI trawls the Maltese press coverage of the historic moon landing of 1969 and speaks to astronomy...

If you believe... they put a man on the moon. KARL...

Italian prosecutor who led Tangentopoli kickback probes, dead at 89

Milan magistrate Borrelli who led 1990s Italian “Clean Hands”...

Milan magistrate Borrelli who led 1990s Italian...