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Malta Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
The vote was nearly unanimous, signaling broad support for the law despite opposition from the Roman Catholic Church.
‘Stupid Us’: How U.S. Retirees Lost Thousands to Fraud Linked to Ex-E.U. Official
The case of John Dalli, a former commissioner, stretches across continents and highlights the European Union’s limited reach in matters of wrongdoing in Brussels.
Azure Window of Malta Collapses Into the Sea After Storm
The limestone arch on Gozo Island was well-known to travelers and fans of “Game of Thrones.”
E.U. Vows to Slow Migration on Sea Route That Claimed Thousands of Lives
A record 4,579 people died along the so-called Central Mediterranean route last year, and the bloc’s leaders said they aimed to “break the business model of smugglers.”
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.
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