World Jan 12

Lawmaker, son of ex-president, to be Malta’s next premier

A first-term lawmaker whose father was Malta's president has been chosen to be the country's prime minister, replacing Joseph Muscat after weeks of protests demanding accountability in the investigation of the car bomb slaying of an anti-corruption journalist who targeted…

World Jun 26

Migrants are seen after being rescued by MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres in the central Mediterranean Sea. Photo by Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via Reuters
On both sides of Atlantic, migrants meet hostile reception

On both sides of the Atlantic, migrants flooding across borders by the hundreds each day have met a hostile reception and governments unable to agree on how to cope with the arrivals. In Europe, where far-right parties have joined the…