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Malta: Ex-PM Joseph Muscat's top aide freed on bail in corruption probe
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Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat stranded with calls for help 'ignored'
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Coronavirus: 19 European countries record high incidence rates as surge continues
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Air bridges: Europeans who do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK
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Holidaymakers arrive back in UK with minutes to spare before quarantine deadline
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France, the Netherlands and Malta added to the UK's coronavirus travel quarantine list
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Grant Shapps defends new France quarantine measures
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Tour the crumbling villa Queen Elizabeth once lived in
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Amnesty International accuses Malta of using 'illegal tactics' against migrantsAmnesty International condemned Malta on Tuesday for what it described as "illegal tactics" in the Mediterranean against immigrants making the dangerous crossing from North Africa. The approach taken..
Maltese journalist was killed over reporting on power plant, say policePolice believe that the anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed for what she was about to reveal about a government-sponsored power station deal, a court in Malta has heard. At the..
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Inside the corruption allegations plaguing MaltaThe smallest nation in the European Union is earning an unsavory reputation, with a series of scandals involving allegations of bribery, cronyism and money laundering.
Finishing the work of a murdered journalistJournalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb in Malta in 2017. Now major news organizations have formed The Daphne Project to continue her reporting
France to be added to UK quarantine countriesPeople returning from the Netherlands and Malta from Saturday will also have to self-isolate.
UK travellers returning from France face quarantine after government places country on 'no-go' listTransport secretary announces Netherlands, Malta, Monaco, the Turks and Caicos islands will also be removed from the government's exemption list from 4am on Saturday
Coronavirus: Malta says 65 rescued migrants test positiveMore than two thirds of 94 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean test positive.
Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: middleman found critically injuredThe self-confessed middleman in the murder of the Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has suffered multiple knife injuries to his neck, torso and wrist, hours before he was due to..
Malta International Airport re-opens for passenger travelThe Malta International Airport has opened for tourists once again, with nine flights arriving in Malta on the first day of the resumption of air traffic. The airport was shut on 20 March as Malta..
‘Save my skin’: Migrants share stories of close shaves in LibyaONBOARD THE OCEAN VIKING — Libya lies behind and Europe ahead though the mist — rescued migrants can dream a little onboard the Ocean Viking as it drifts somewhere between Italy and Malta. Rescued..
Malta to investigate ex-police chief in Caruana affairA Maltese court on Monday ordered an investigation of former police chief Lawrence Cutajar after allegations that he had leaked information to a middleman in the murder of anti-corruption journalist..
Europe rights body urges action for migrants stuck off MaltaVALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Europe’s leading human rights organization is calling for immediate action to bring to shore some 400 migrants that the Malta government transferred to chartered pleasure..
Europe rights body urges Malta to stop keeping rescued migrants offshoreEurope's leading human rights body urged Malta on Thursday to allow disembarkation of more than 400 migrants being held on four former tour group boats just outside the Mediterranean island’s..
Malta to reopen its airport on July 1Malta will reopen its airport to passenger flights on July 1, Prime Minister Robert Abela said on Sunday, as the Mediterranean island rolls back restrictions introduced in March to halt COVID-19..
Russia denies U.S. claim that Libyan banknotes seized in Malta are counterfeitLibyan currency worth over $1 billion which was printed in Moscow and seized by Malta is not counterfeit, Russia's foreign ministry said on Saturday in response to U.S. claims.
Malta rescues 140 migrants but holds them on tourist boats offshoreMalta on Friday rescued a group of 140 migrants from a sinking dinghy but refused to bring them to land, holding them instead on a chartered tourist harbour cruise boat just outside territorial waters.
Malta urged to investigate return of migrants to LibyaThe EU's human rights commission has urged Malta to respond to those in distress at sea, as pressure mounts over allegations Valletta has illegally returned migrants to Libya. The Council of Europe’s..
Malta envoy to Helsinki resigns after comparing Merkel to HitlerMalta's ambassador to Finland resigned on Sunday after he came under fire for comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler, Malta's ministry of foreign affairs said in an emailed..
Angela Merkel compared to Hitler by Malta ambassador who then quitsMichael Zammit Tabona said the German chancellor "has fulfilled Hitler's dream" to control Europe.
Malta pulls out of new EU Libya sea patrols in migration rowMalta told its European Union partners on Friday it would no longer take part in a new Mediterranean mission to stop more arms reach warring factions in Libya, just four days after the naval and air..
Anger after Malta prosecutor quits to defend journalist murder suspectThe family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has demanded an investigation after a lawyer in the prosecutor's office resigned and turned up in court within hours to represent the..
Malta refuses to let migrant ship dock, awaits EU dealMalta plans to keep 57 rescued migrants aboard a private ship anchored just outside territorial waters until the European Union finds a way to rehouse them, Prime Minister Robert Abela said on Friday.
Malta announces gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictionsMalta has announced a gradual lifting of coronavirus restrictions as the number of new cases dwindles, with many shops allowed to reopen from Monday.
Malta calls for EU aid to avert Libya humanitarian crisisMalta is calling for a 100 million euro ($110 million) European Union aid package to avert a humanitarian disaster among people fleeing Libya, where rising violence is worsening the impact of the..
Malta takes in rescued migrants despite coronavirus ban- A group of North African migrants rescued from a sinking boat came ashore in Malta early on Friday, hours after the government had said no further groups would be allowed in after it closed its ports..
Malta says it can no longer rescue, accept migrantsMalta can no longer guarantee the rescue of migrants or allow their disembarkation during the coronavirus emergency, the Malta government said on Thursday.
Malta records its first coronavirus deathMalta announced its first death from COVID-19 on Wednesday, a 92-year-old woman with severe underlying medical problems.
Malta locks down migrants camp, puts 1,000 in quarantine after COVID clusterSome 1,000 African migrants were placed under mandatory quarantine on Sunday after an outbreak of COVID-19 and their camp at Hal Far in the south of Malta was surrounded by police and army trucks to..
Pope Francis' May 31 trip to Malta postponed due to coronavirusPope Francis's trip to Malta, which had been scheduled to take place on May 31, has been postponed indefinitely, the Vatican said on Monday.
Malta to stop all incoming flights from SaturdayMalta will stop all incoming passenger flights on Saturday and only allow cargo, humanitarian and repatriation flights to land to stop the spread of coronavirus, officials said on Wednesday.
Malta rescues 112 migrants from sinking boatA group of 112 North African migrants was rescued from a sinking dinghy and landed in Malta early on Sunday, supervised by troops in special protective clothing against possible coronavirus infection,..
Malta imposes 14-day quarantine on all arrivals in bid to stop coronavirusMalta has imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine period on all arrivals in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Robert Abela said on Friday.
Malta bans travel from four more European countries because of coronavirusMalta on Wednesday banned travel with Germany, France, Spain and Switzerland to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Robert Abela said.
Malta halts all passenger travel with locked-down ItalyMalta has stopped all travel links with Italy, its nearest neighbor and main source of food and other essentials, after confirming its fourth coronavirus case since Saturday, Prime Minister Robert..
Italian girl becomes Malta's first coronavirus caseMalta's first case of coronavirus has been detected in a 12-year-old Italian girl who lives on the island, Health Minister Chris Fearne said on Saturday.
France opens investigation into Maltese journalist's murderFrench justice officials have opened an investigation in connection with the 2017 killing of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia to determine if there was a French connection, they said..
More than half Malta's traffic police arrested for fraudMore than half of Malta's traffic police force were arrested on Tuesday for suspected overtime fraud, forcing officers to draw up emergency plans to ensure they have enough police to put on the..
Pope trip to Malta in May to spotlight migrants' plightPope Francis will make the first trip by a pontiff in 10 years to the tiny Mediterranean island nation of Malta in May, where he is expected to defend the rights of migrants trying to reach Europe.
Malta court condemns minister for clearing journalist memorialMalta's constitutional court ruled on Thursday that former justice minister Owen Bonnici had violated freedom of expression when he repeatedly ordered government workers to clean away a makeshift..
Malta minister quits in latest fallout from journalist murderAnother Maltese minister has quit after a paper reported links between her policeman husband and the man suspected of masterminding a journalist's murder, the government said on Monday.
Malta police chief quits after criticism over journalist's murderMalta's police chief has quit following criticism of his handling of the investigation into the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
New Malta PM reshuffles ministers, shuns controversial namesNew Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday, sidelining some of the politicians who had faced fierce criticism from an anti-corruption journalist before her murder in..
Robert Abela sworn in as Malta's new prime ministerLawyer Robert Abela, 42, was sworn in as Malta’s prime minister on Monday, succeeding Joseph Muscat who resigned over his handling of investigations into the murder of anti-corruption journalist..
Malta's new leader promises to keep strengthening rule of lawMalta's incoming leader Robert Abela promised to strengthen the rule of law and said the country would emerge stronger after recent events, in an address on Sunday a day before he is due to succeed..
Political newcomer to become Malta's prime ministerPolitical newcomer Robert Abela was set to become Malta's new prime minister having been elected leader of the ruling Labor Party following a vote on Saturday.
Malta's Labour Party elects Abela to succeed PM Muscat in wake of journalist murder probeOutsider Robert Abela is set to become Malta's new premier on Sunday after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's downfall over the murder of an investigative journalist.
Malta: Robert Abela elected new PM after crisis over journalist's murderRobert Abela is the new Labour Party leader, after Joseph Muscat resigned over a journalist's murder.
Malta's ruling party to vote for new PM over journalist's slayingMalta's Labour Party was voting Saturday to elect its leader and the country's new premier after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's downfall over the murder of an investigative journalist.