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  • Little Malta

    Little Malta
    ZURRIEQ, Malta — The danger of going to Malta for a relaxing vacation is that a history lesson might break out. Frankly, the place even exceeds the limits of history, because we don't really know a lot about those people who built temples here that...
  • Douglas Kmiec on keeping the faith

    Douglas Kmiec on keeping the faith
    Talk about tests of faith. Douglas Kmiec is an influential Roman Catholic scholar, a veteran of Ronald Reagan's Justice Department and a Pepperdine University constitutional law professor. What he's gone through in the last handful of years, he sums up...
  • Donna Lee Jacobson Starkey Haeckel 9/13/1928 - 8/8/2013

    Donna was born on September 13, 1928, to Malta and Laura (Thorson) Jacobson of Wallingford, Iowa. She went to school in Wallingford graduating from Estherville High School. She then attended Grinnell College and Iowa State University where she graduated...
  • Coast Guard investigating body found in Deale

    Coast Guard investigating body found in Deale
    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating whether the body of a man that washed up against a homeowner's pier in southern Anne Arundel County on Thursday is that of a crew member who went missing from a commercial container ship late last year. Officials...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • LIBYA: Popular TV cleric issues fatwa against Kadafi

     
    Sheik Yusuf Qaradawi, head of the International Union for Muslim Scholars, issued a fatwa on live television (Arabic link) Monday night urging the Libyan army to kill the country's embattled leader, Moammar Kadafi. "It is not heroism to fight your......
  • LIBYA: Government asks Malta to return defectors' fighter jets

     
    Libya has formally requested that the Maltese government return the two fighter jets that were flown to the small island nation Monday by defecting Libyan pilots, Maltese media reports say. But Malta has yet to respond to the request, reported......
  • LIBYA: Ferry carrying U.S. evacuees leaves Tripoli for Malta

     
    A ferry carrying Americans out of violence-plagued Libya left Tripoli on Friday after nearly three days of delay, a State Department spokesman has confirmed. The M/V Maria Delores, carrying 300 evacuees, more than half of them U.S. citizens, left the........
  • Brad Pitt gets a set visit from Angelina Jolie, Zahara and Shiloh

     
    Brangelina offspring Zahara and Shiloh got to visit dad Brad Pitt on the set of his new movie "World War Z" recently. Angelina Jolie brought her two eldest daughters to visit dad Brad Pitt on the set of his new flick....
  • MALTA: Libyan ambassador claims he was a double agent

     
    Ambassador Saadun Suayeh told Malta Today that he is “relieved” to be able to finally talk about the covert role he played supporting the rebel effort against Kadafi during the past six months....
  • Sharing refugees -- a 'good idea' that's gone nowhere

     
    Konate is one of more than 16,000 people who have boarded boats and landed on Malta over the past decade, often by accident. The tiny Mediterranean nation is a refugee destination out of happenstance, as people fleeing North Africa aim their boats at...