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23 Feb 2011 14:05


World: Malta says “no thanks” to Ayse Gaddafi

  • NO Malta won’t accept a jet with Gaddafi’s daughter insideĀ source
  • Ā» Are the Gaddafis fleeing Libya? That’s the question buzzing about following an attempted jet landing in Malta. The jet’s pilots claimed they had 14 people on board, and were running low on fuel, but when it became apparent through discussions that one passenger was Ayse Gaddafi, daughter of Muammar, they were told they couldn’t land. Which, if there really were 13 other people on board, must have been truly soul-crushing for them. Malta has recently become a refugee point for Libyans looking to escape the violence that has embroiled their homeland.

22 Feb 2011 12:31


World: Mystery Libyan naval ship off Malta’s coast being monitored

  • yesterday As we mentioned, two Libyan Air Force pilots flew out of Tripoli in jets, bringing two helicopters carrying seven civilians with them. They made it to the small island nation of Malta, where they have claimed political asylum, saying they refused to fire on citizens.
  • today Italian authorities are watching a Libyan naval vessel stalled near Malta’s coast, but they haven’t yet determined what the ship’s intent is. Malta has served as a major relay point for those seeking to flee the chaos and violence in Libya’s besieged capitol, Tripoli. source

18 Apr 2010 11:05


World: We have no soul: Post about Pope right after “Shake Weight” parody

Pope Benedict, currently in damage-control mode, apologized directly to eight abuse victims in Malta and said the Church would right the wrongs of the past. source