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Five Frenchmen killed in Malta plane crash

Five persons were killed on Monday when a plane crashed in Malta near the runway soon after take-off and subsequently burst into flames, officials said.

England manager Gareth Southgate urges fans to support Wayne Rooney

England manager Gareth Southgate urges fans to support Wayne Rooney

Rooney was employed in a midfield role by Southgate where the Manchester United star struggled to impress and was booed by several England fans.

World Cup Qualifiers: England win on Gareth Southgate debut, classy Germany cruise

World Cup Qualifiers: England win on Gareth Southgate debut, classy Germany cruise

Southgate and England will expect a much trickier assignment in Ljubljana when they take on Slovenia, who claimed an important 1-0 home win over Slovakia, in three days' time.

UN blacklists Indian-flagged cargo vessel carrying Libyan oil

An Indian-flagged cargo ship has been blacklisted by the UN Security Council for transporting crude oil illicitly exported from Libya.

Malta government survives 'Panama Papers' no confidence vote

Malta's left-of-centre government survived a no confidence vote linked to revelations from the so-called Panama Papers, which named the energy minister and the prime minister's chief-of-staff.

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No decision yet for extradition proceedings against Lalit Modi: Report

No decision yet for extradition proceedings against Lalit Modi: Report

Earlier about four months ago, the directorate had approached the Malta agencies and shared the former IPL chief's address.

Pakistan's 350-word plan to tackle climate change - Watch

Pakistan's 350-word plan to tackle climate change - Watch

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, with a few senior aides, arrived in Paris to attend the UN climate summit (COP21) on November 29.

PM Modi arrives in Paris for global climate change summit, likely to hold bilateral meeting with Obama

PM Modi arrives in Paris for global climate change summit, likely to hold bilateral meeting with Obama

Prime Minister Modi is also likely to hold bilateral meetings with several world leaders, including US President Barack Obama, on the sidelines of the summit.

Britain to host next Commonwealth summit in 2018

The 2019 CHOGM is due to be held in Malaysia.

Queen sails across Malta harbour in nostalgic tour of beloved island

Cannon shots rang out across the harbour in Valletta on Sunday in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who was sailing across the bay on the final leg of her state visit to Malta.

Graziano Pelle fires Italy top of group with Malta win

Graziano Pelle fires Italy top of group with Malta win

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle scored off Antonio Candreva`s pinpoint cross to hand Italy a precious 1-0 win over Malta in Florence on Thursday that sent the hosts top of their Euro 2016 qualifying table.

Scotland rivalry sparks Roy Hodgson`s imagination

Scotland rivalry sparks Roy Hodgson`s imagination

England boss Roy Hodgson believe his side`s pairing with Scotland for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers will provide clashes of an intensity rarely seen in the preliminary stages.

England drawn with Scotland in 2018 World Cup qualifying draw

England drawn with Scotland in 2018 World Cup qualifying draw

England will face old enemies Scotland in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

UN group still sees concerns in Malta`s treatment of migrants

Conditions for migrants on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta have improved but still fall well below international standards, a UN group said Thursday.

EU`s Tusk says `no consensus` on mandatory migrant quotas

EU president Donald Tusk backed down Thursday on demands that member states accept mandatory migrant quotas, saying there was no "consensus" on the divisive issue as leaders met for a summit.

Major migrant rescue operation underway in Med

More than 2,000 migrants hoping to get to Italy were rescued from rickety converted fishing boats off Libya on Saturday and many more were reported to be aboard other distressed vessels in the area.

Shipwreck corpses brought ashore in Malta, another boat sinks off Greece

European Union foreign ministers met on Monday under pressure to produce more than words and save desperate migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, as bodies of the deadliest known wreck of its kind were brought ashore in Malta.

Mogherini tells EU `no more excuses` on migrants

EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said Monday the bloc had "no more excuses" not to act to halt the flood of migrants as Italy and Malta continued to look for survivors from the latest shipwreck.

Hundreds missing as boat with 700 migrants sinks in Mediterranean

Hundreds missing as boat with 700 migrants sinks in Mediterranean

Up to 700 people were feared drowned Sunday after an overcrowded boat smuggling them to Europe capsized off Libya in the latest and deadliest in a long list of migrant disasters in the Mediterranean.