• Senegal

    Des oulémas mettent en garde l'Assemblée nationale contre le vote d'une loi légalisant l'avortement

    Dakar, 30 jan (APS) - L'Assemblée annuelle de la Ligue islamique des oulémas du Sénégal (RABITA) a de nouveau mis en garde, lundi à Dakar, l'Assemblée nationale contre toute tentative de vote d'une loi tendant à légaliser l'avortement médicalisé. Dakar, 30 jan (APS) - L'Assemblée annuelle de la Ligue islamique ...

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    Morocco rejoins African Union after 33-year absence

    Morocco rejoined the club of African states , 33 years after quitting over recognition of Western Sahara, bringing one of Africa's largest economies into the fold and raising hopes of a softening of one of its thorniest territorial disputes. Capping a year-long charm offensive that mirrored a broader investment push into Africa, ...

  • Malta

    BOV, HSBC drag share index lower

    The share index eased by 0.16% to 4,715.747 points today, mainly reflecting the declines in the share prices of BOV (-0.5%) and HSBC (-1%). Most of today’s trading activity took place in the equity of Bank of Valletta which slipped by 0.5% to the €2.16 level across 88,263 shares – representing ...

  • USA

    Sony's movie business takes a $1 billion hit

    Sony Corp will write down the value of its movie business by nearly $1 billion in the third quarter, blaming weaker film profits as online streaming services sap demand for movie DVDs. In a statement, the Japanese TV-to-gaming group said it had cut its outlook for earnings from DVD, blu-ray discs ...

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    EU chief calls on Europe to rally against Donald Trump threat

    European Council President Donald Tusk said that US President Donald Trump has joined Russia, China and radical Islam among threats to Europe and called on Europeans to stick together to avoid domination by three other continental powers. In a letter to national leaders before a summit that he will chair in ...

  • Malta

    Police complain about delays of payments for extra duties

    The Malta Police Association said that several officers are complaining that it is taking too long for them to be paid for extra duties they give to third partiesIn a statement, the MPA said that when an officer carries out extra duty he or she is not paid until the ...

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    Malta has hallmarks instrumental for money launderers, criminals – PANA Committee vice-chair

    Socialist MEP Ana Gomes, who is the vice-chair of the European Parliament’s PANA Committee, has highlighted her concerns about the Maltese financial system in an interview with The Malta Independent on Sunday, observing that the system bears the hallmarks of “something that is instrumental” for money launderers to operate.During a ...

  • USA

    Updated (2): Canada Prime Minister says mosque attack that killed 6 is terrorism

    Six people were killed and eight were injured in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers. Authorities reported two arrests in what Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism.Quebec provincial police spokeswoman Christine Coulombe said early Monday that some of the wounded were gravely injured. She ...

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    Updated: FA Cup to have 2 non-league teams in last 16 for 1st time

    The FA Cup threw up its latest heartwarming story line on Sunday when Sutton United beat second-tier Leeds 1-0 to ensure there would be two non-league teams in the fifth round for the first time.Adding a touch more magic on a historic day for the 146-year-old competition was the background ...

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    Nationalist Party proposes Regional Council for Gozo

    Speaking at a General Convention on Gozo, PN leader Simon Busuttil proposed a Regional Council for Gozo which, as he explained, would be keeping the Minister for Gozo to implement the promises made by the party in a specific electoral programme for Gozo.One of the previous speakers at the Convention ...