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Mirror Fathom Is for a Select Group Only

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.29.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

With its exquisite descriptions and over powering dialogue, the story may not be enjoyable to all readers. For those, however, who admire the brilliance of words it will be a book to study and enjoy over and over.

PHOTOS: 6 Secret Beaches In Europe

Mark Hodson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Mark Hodson

The problem with beautiful beaches is that they tend to be full of tourists -- people like you and me.

The Most Pessimistic Countries In The World

24/7 WallSt. | Michael B. Sauter, Alexander E. M. Hess and Lisa Nelson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

War, economic crisis, poverty, disease and overpopulation threaten the well-being of people all over the planet, and yet most people are confident tha...

PHOTOS: Roberts Escapes To 'Impregnable Island Fortress'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

John Roberts has reached his " impregnable island fortress." The U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice arrived at the Mediterranean island of Malta on...

The Grandeur And Fanfare Of Malta's Good Friday Celebrations

Meg Pier | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Meg Pier

Scanning the faces of the multitude assembled, I saw that their countenances were reverential rather than delighted, and deeply moved more than amused; some had tears in their eyes.

Sunken Treasure: British WWII Sub Found Near Malta

Posted 01.12.2012 | World

Nearly 70 years after sinking off the coast of Malta, the HMS Olympus, a British submarine that served during World War II, has been found and identif...

Malta Divorce Bill Underway

timesofmalta.com | Posted 09.13.2011 | Divorce

The Parliamentary Committee for the Consideration of Bill has started its detailed scrutiny of the Bill introducing divorce, with fast progress being ...

Malta Parliament To Debate Divorce Bill Through Summer

MaltaToday | Posted 08.22.2011 | Divorce

Members of Parliament may have to wait a while yet to enjoy their summer holidays, as the House may be summoned during August to vote and approve clau...

Malta One Step Closer To Legalizing Divorce

maltastar.com | Posted 08.21.2011 | Divorce

The divorce draft bill has been published in a supplement of the Government Gazzette. The bill already went through the first reading in Parliament an...

How Will Malta's Divorce Decision Affect Expats?

Telegraph | 9:17AM BST 06 Jun 2011 | Posted 08.06.2011 | Divorce

The "Yes" campaign's victory in the referendum in Malta on May 28 on whether divorce should be allowed there ends Malta's status as the only European ...

PHOTOS: Will Malta Finally Legalize Divorce? Citizens Say 'Yes'

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 08.01.2011 | Divorce

The citizens of Malta, a primarily Roman Catholic island nation off the coast of Italy, voted Sunday in favor of legalizing divorce in a hotly contest...

Malta Divorce Referendum Divides Country

BBC News | Mario Cacciottolo | Posted 07.27.2011 | Divorce

The close-knit community on the Mediterranean island of Malta could be on the verge of a fundamental change that may affect the very fabric of its soc...

Europe's Boogey Man: Nomadic Migration Part 3

Phillip Martin | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Phillip Martin

Thousands of panicked Libyans are heading across the Mediterranean. But what happens once these desperate visitors are released in places like Malta in the midst of anti-immigrant fervor?

State Department: Ambassador Spends Too Much Time On Religion

Posted 06.08.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. ambassador to Malta, who helped rally Catholic support for President Obama's 2008 ...

Official: Top Libyan Families 'Under Seige'

AP | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 06.07.2011 | World

LONDON -- Libya's former-energy minister said Wednesday that several members of Moammar Gadhafi's inner circle want to defect, but many are too scared...

Gaddafi Defies Ceasefire

Reuters | Mohammed Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 19, 2011 7:12:50 AM By Mohammed Abbas BENGHAZI, Libya, March 19 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces pushed into the reb...

The Maltese Tenor

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

My night in Malta remained a great mystery for more than two decades, but that changed when a tall, broad-shouldered and energetic tenor named Joseph Calleja came to visit us at our offices.

Refugees in Libya, Prisoners in Malta: Nomadic Migration Part 2

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Phillip Martin

Malta sits between Africa and Europe. Because of its location, wave after wave of illegal immigrants traveling by boat have come ashore on a regular ...

Somalia to Libya to Malta: Nomadic Migration Part 1

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Phillip Martin

With Libya's inevitable collapse, Europe will likely see a tsunami of black refugees sweeping across the Mediterranean. And Malta and Italy will be t...

U.S. Embassy In Libya Closes

AP/The Huffington Post | By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Friday and readied stiff financial and other penalties against Muammar Gaddafi ...

Malta Divorce Debate Commences

maltastar.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

The divorce debtae kicked off in Parliament yesterday. The motion was moved by Labour MP Evarist Bartolo, who with Nationalist MP Jeffrey Pullicino Or...

Libyan Colonels Piloting Jets Defect To Malta

AP | GEORGE CINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VALLETTA, Malta — Two Libyan air force jets landed in Malta on Monday and their pilots asked for political asylum amid a bloody crackdown on ant...

Malta Prime Minister WILL Consider Divorce Referendum

MaltaToday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has dramatically changed a position taken earlier yesterday by his Deputy Tonio Borg who was adamant not to accept a deb...

Malta Divorce Resolution Shelved

MaltaToday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has shelved a PN resolution where MPs were reportedly 'forced' to approve by show of hands, rather than a secret vote. ...

Fishing Crafts of Malta's Bay Make for Eye Candy (SLIDESHOW)

Meg Pier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Meg Pier

My visit to Marsaxlokk reminded me that by daring to cast my net in new waters, and being willing to go where the tide takes me. I was moving closer to the life I was meant to live.