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'Black day for democracy': Malta in mourning after top journalist is murdered

Latest update : 2017-10-17

By Dheepthika LAURENT

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, October 17: It's a “black day” for democracy, the Maltese papers announce after one of its most prominent investigative journalists is murdered. In other news, the Iraqi army takes back Kirkuk in Iraq, but what does that mean for Kurdish independence? Also, India’s first transgender judge speaks to a national paper, and a massive astrophysics discovery has everyone excited. Finally, pole dancing could be the newest Olympic sport at the Paris 2024 Games!