Malta restores forgotten British WWII, Cold War tunnels

Aug 1, 2017

Malta restores forgotten British WWII, Cold War tunnels

In a vast network of tunnels carved into the rocks under the Maltese capital Valletta, faded maps of the Mediterranean hint at the place's role in directing key battles in World War II. Malta is now restoring the 28-km (17-mile) of tunnels, planning to open ...

Five dead as French reconnaissance plane crashes in Malta

Oct 24, 2016

Five dead as French reconnaissance plane crashes in Malta

A French-chartered plane monitoring trafficking activity in the Mediterranean crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport Monday, killing all five people on board, officials said. The plane, which had been chartered by French customs, plummeted into the ground shortly after takeoff for ...

Oct 24, 2016

Plane crashes on takeoff at Malta airport, five aboard killed

Officials say a light plane has crashed after takeoff from Malta International Airport, killing all five people on board. The five victims were all French, according to an airport source. It was not immediately clear if they were military or civilian. The twin-prop Metroliner tipped toward ...