Day: May 31, 2011

Tough challenges facing Church in Malta

Editorial: The outcome of Saturday’s referendum, when the majority of voters supported the formal introduction of divorce, and what the bishops had to say in their note issued just as voting stopped show that the Church in Malta is faced with a number of significant and urgent challenges that cannot […]

Fifa has “shot itself in the foot”

by Matthew Allen, swissinfo.ch The net is closing on football’s world governing body following corruption claims and bans meted out ahead of Wednesday’s presidential election, campaigners say. The latest fiasco has seen Mohamed bin Hammam suspended and forced to step down as the only challenger to incumbent President Joseph “Sepp” […]

Syria activists call for more protests

By ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO: Syrian activists have called for renewed protests in honor of a 13-year-old boy who allegedly was tortured and killed by security forces. The main Facebook page for the protesters said Saturday the boy was “assassinated by treachery.” The image of the child’s body has outraged Syrians […]