19 July 2006

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Malta calls for immediate cease-fire in Lebanon
James Debono
As the toll of civilian deaths in Lebanon continued to rise, with 230 Lebanese men and women losing their life since the beginning of Israeli air strikes seven days ago, Malta joins other EU countries calling for an immediate cease-fire.

Perfect recipe for oil price instability
The current crisis in the Middle East has had a direct impact on the price of oil and uncertainty over whether the conflict will escalate further is providing the “perfect recipe for price instability” according to one investment analyst. READ MORE >>

Banks to waive charges on Euro in July next year
Kurt Sansone
As of 1 July 2007 the commercial banks will be waiving all charges on deposits in Euro made by shops that accept payment in Euro for products sold to customers.

Italian is language of choice among secondary school students
Italian was the most popular foreign language of choice for secondary school students during the scholastic year 2004/2005 with more than 14,000 students choosing it as their first foreign language, confirming the affinity of the country to the mainland neighbour. READ MORE >>

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