29 years ago – Tienamen

29 years ago – Tienamen

Chinese citizens around the world are remembering the lone man, armed with nothing more than two shopping bags, who stepped in front of a row of tanks moving down the…
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Jordan’s Prime Minister resigns

Jordan’s Prime Minister resigns

Euronews reports that Jordan's Prime Minister Hani Mulki has resigned after days of protests against an IMF-backed tax bill and austerity measures. King Abdullah is reported to have summoned Mulki…
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Elections underway in Slovenia

Elections underway in Slovenia

The Slovenian Democratic Party looks set to win the most votes in the election taking place today. The party let by Led by Janez Janša, seen an increase in support, mainly…
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Sunday’s Morning Briefing

Sunday’s Morning Briefing

Good morning, Malta's newspapers cover a myriad of topics. The salient points include the ongoing investigations in Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder and the investigations carried by Magistrate Aaron Bugeja on…
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G7 finance ministers isolate the US

G7 finance ministers isolate the US

The United States' closest allies attacked the Trump administration for imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and mounted challenges with the world's top trade body, fouling the mood at a…
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Theresa May should be replaced

Theresa May should be replaced

Michael Gove should be installed as the new Tory leader because Theresa May has shown that she cannot “carry Brexit through”, Crispin Odey, a major party donor has publicly warned. The…
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EU launches legal proceedings in WTO against China

EU launches legal proceedings in WTO against China

The EU has launched legal proceedings in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against Chinese legislation that undermines the intellectual property rights of European companies. Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: "Technological innovation…
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VISA system back to normal

VISA system back to normal

In a company statement VISA said that it has resolved a technical issue which occurred yesterday in Europe and prevented some consumers from using Visa for payments. Early on Saturday,…
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A bad day for world trade – EU

A bad day for world trade – EU

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker expressed his concern following the decision by the US that starting on 1 June 2018 ,it will impose additional duties of 25 % and 10…
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Denmark bans Burqa and Niqab

Denmark bans Burqa and Niqab

Denmark has joined Austria, France and Belgium in banning garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab and burqa. In a 75-30 vote with 74 absentees on Thursday,…
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