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Stories with place: Valletta
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits beloved Malta and Commonwealth story has photos
    Updated: Nov-26-15 11:03 am

    VALLETTA, Malta - It is a bittersweet moment for Queen Elizabeth II. She is visiting a country she loves on what may be her final trip to an organization she cherishes - one that might struggle without her.

  • Scores injured in Malta nightclub banister collapse 
    Updated: Nov-15-15 5:54 am

    VALLETTA, Malta - Police in the Maltese capital of Valletta say 71 people have been injured when a glass banister in a nightclub collapsed as scores of people were trying to leave at the same time after experiencing difficulty breathing.

  • Europe worries Malta giving Libyans backdoor to EU 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 2:21 pm

    VALLETTA, Malta - European lawmakers are expressing concern about a widening scandal in which hundreds of Libyans allegedly received Maltese residency permits in a corruption scheme - giving them free access to any EU country and possibly compromising European security - and another in which large numbers of Algerians received visas through Malta's consulate.

  • EU chief warns Britain's reform demands tough to accept 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 12:30 pm

    VALLETTA, Malta - European Union leader Donald Tusk is casting doubt over whether the EU can meet Britain's demands for staying in the 28-nation bloc.

  • Malta, host of migrant summit, unpopular with refugees 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 9:34 am

    VALLETTA, Malta - When Success Ibginedion, a young Nigerian woman, was rescued from a smugglers' fishing boat after three days adrift in the Mediterranean Sea, she considered herself both lucky and unlucky.

  • EU hit by logjam of asylum applications 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 2:00 pm

    VALLETTA, Malta - The European Union's asylum system is so clogged with applications that it would take a year to clear the backlog even if migrants stopped coming to Europe immediately, EU data showed Tuesday.

  • Maltese man free in Libya 6 weeks after kidnapping 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 11:00 am

    VALLETTA, Malta - Malta's foreign ministry says a Maltese businessman who was kidnapped in Libya six weeks earlier has been freed by his captors.