Peace in Libya only viable through a political process – UN envoy
The UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame meets Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela
[ANALYSIS] Has Matteo Salvini been outsmarted?
On 8 August Salvini triggered a political crisis in the middle of the summer lull by calling for fresh elections but now he risks being sent back to the opposition benches....
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...

US warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

President Donald Trump has said the US Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the...

President Donald Trump has said the US Navy destroyed an...

Ten dead after suspected arson attack in Japan

At least 10 people have died in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio...

At least 10 people have died in a suspected arson attack at...

Italy seizes 'combat-ready' missile in raids on far right

Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and...

Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an...

UK in bid to ease Iran nuclear deal tensions

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is launching a fresh bid to stop the Iran nuclear...

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is launching a fresh bid to...

Iranian boats attempted to seize UK tanker in the Gulf

Three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British...

Three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the...

Circus trainer mauled to death by tigers in Italy

Ettore Weber the renowned animal trainer at Marina Orfei Circus was mauled...

Ettore Weber the renowned animal trainer at Marina Orfei...

Migrant rescue vessel Alan Kurdi rescues 65 migrants off the Libyan coast

NGO Sea-Eye says Libyan authorities are not responding and rescue coordination centres in Valletta, Rome and Bremen have been notified

NGO Sea-Eye says Libyan authorities are not responding and...

Earthquake shakes southern California

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in a sparsely inhabited area of the Mojave Desert

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in a sparsely inhabited...

Migrant ship capsizes off Tunisia, 82 missing and five dead

The ship had left the Libyan town of Zuwara on its way to Italy 

The ship had left the Libyan town of Zuwara on its way to...