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Haller hits sixth Champions League goal as Ajax thrash Dortmund

Sebastien Haller scored his sixth Champions League goal in three games as Ajax took firm control of their group with a ruthless display at home as they routed Borussia Dortmund 4-0 on Tuesday. Ajax are on course for the last 16 with three wins out of three European games and Haller remains the competition’s top scorer after netting... go to Article >

Envious clubs look on as Ten Hag has Ajax flying again

29 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

Many of the stars who took Ajax to within seconds of the Champions League final in 2019 have moved on, but coach Erik ten Hag remained at the helm and the Dutch side are once again proving a star attraction in the competition. Ajax go to... read more

In-form Haller keeps Ajax unbeaten after Besiktas win

65 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

Ivory Coast striker Sebastien Haller took his tally to 10 goals in as many games this season as Ajax beat Besiktas 2-0 to move top of group C in the Champions League on Tuesday. Haller, who joined the Dutch league holders from West Ham in... read more

Libya court reinstates Gaddafi's son as presidential candidate

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported. He had lodged an appeal earlier in the day at the court... read more

Everton owner backs under-fire Benitez despite struggles

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

Everton owner Farhad Moshiri says Rafael Benitez will be given time to turn things around after a heavy defeat against neighbours Liverpool intensified pressure on the Spanish manager. The Goodison Park club, who started the season brightly... read more

Police to offer self-defence instruction to young victims of crime

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

The police are to offer self-defence sessions to children who were victims of crimes, Lydia Abela, the prime minister's wife, said on Thursday. The victims, aged eight and over, will be instructed free of charge by experienced police... read more

MSE Equity Price Index resumes negative trend

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

The MSE Equity Price Index on Thursday erased Wednesday's gain as it retracted by 0.19% to 3,755.027 points. The declines in the share prices of BOV, Lombard, IHI and Mapfre Middlesea outweighed the gains in four other companies. Meanwhile,... read more

Co-Cathedral's crypt prepared for first burial in 246 years

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

The funeral of Fra’ Matthew Festing, 79th Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, will be held on Friday afternoon at St John's Co-Cathedral, marking the first time for at least 246 years that a grand master is buried in the church crypt. Fra’... read more

US urges de-escalation on Ukraine as Russia warns of 'nightmare scenario'

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

Top US diplomat Antony Blinken on Thursday warned Russia against invading Ukraine, as Moscow told Kiev that any attempt to retake the Crimean peninsula amounted to a "direct threat" to Russia. Western powers have been sounding the alarm in... read more

Oil producers mull output as Omicron rattles markets

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

Major oil producers began meeting on Thursday to decide on output levels from January, with a freeze possible as the Omicron coronavirus variant rattles the markets. The OPEC+ alliance led by Saudi Arabia and Russia has so far resisted US-led... read more

Scholz to take over from Merkel as German chancellor on Wednesday

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is expected to be officially elected German chancellor on December 8, replacing Angela Merkel, parliament said in a planning statement on Thursday. "Chancellor election day -- expected on Wednesday, 8 December 2021",... read more

IMF warns of ‘economic collapse’ unless G20 extends debt relief

0 Days ago News Source: Timesofmalta.com

The IMF on Thursday urged advanced economies in the G20 to extend and improve its debt relief initiative, warning that many countries face a dire crisis without the help. “We may see economic collapse in some countries unless G20 creditors agree... read more