Malta Takes the Reins of a Frayed and Anxious European Union
The tiny country assumed the six-month rotating presidency of a 28-nation bloc that is facing enormous strain.
Hijacking Ends Peacefully After Libyan Airliner Lands in Malta
Two men claiming to act on behalf of a pro-Qaddafi party and said to be seeking European visas surrendered after forcing an Afriqiyah Airways flight to change course.
Malta Outlaws ‘Conversion Therapy,’ a First in Europe
The Mediterranean island nation criminalized therapeutic methods that purport to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, officials said.
Malta’s Emerging Capital by the Sea
With a history as rich as it has been dramatic, Valletta has become a laid-back coastal destination with a thriving creative class.
Panthers’ Cam Newton to Sit Out Game Monday With Concussion
The team said that Newton, the league’s reigning most valuable player, would be sidelined after a helmet-to-helmet hit knocked him out of a game against Atlanta last Sunday.
What in the World? 10 Questions on Global Quirks
If you’ve been a “What in the World” reader, we hope we’ve surprised you, made you smile and maybe even taught you something about another culture. To celebrate the posting of our 100th article, we offer this quiz, where you can test your new knowledge of quirky facts from around the globe.
Malta’s Walls Are Covered in Murals, and Street Art Is Covered in Schools
Most cities denounce, or tolerate, painting on public property. But on this Mediterranean island, the process is not only encouraged, it is funded.
How Do You Say ‘Welcome to Europe’ in Maltese? Check an Arabic Dictionary
About a third of the words, not to mention the language’s grammar, are derived from the Arabic that was spoken by Muslim settlers of the Mediterranean islands.
House Hunting in ... Malta
Malta’s business-friendly tax structure and sunny Mediterranean climate attracts international property buyers, and demand outweighs supply.
A 17th-Century Farmhouse With a Pool in Malta
This house in Attard, about a 10-minute drive from the medieval walled city of Mdina, is on the market for $2.17 million.
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