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Police investigating murder of Malta journalist arrest local businessman

20 Nov 2019

VALLETTA Police arrested one of Malta's leading businessmen on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. | Video

Malta to pardon suspect if he reveals who ordered journalist murder

19 Nov 2019

VALLETTA Maltese authorities have arrested a man suspected of acting as a go-between in the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he would recommend a pardon if the suspect reveals who ordered the hit. | Video

Malta buys property Queen Elizabeth once called her home

23 Oct 2019

VALLETTA The Maltese government has bought the only property outside Britain that Queen Elizabeth once called home, with plans to make it into a tourist attraction.

Five EU states agree migration deal, look for broader backing

23 Sep 2019

VALLETTA Interior ministers from five European Union countries said on Monday they had agreed a new scheme to distribute migrants saved from the Mediterranean in a deal aimed at relieving the pressure on southern EU states.

Malta agrees to take in migrants on Italy NGO boat as part of swap

05 Jul 2019

VALLETTA Malta said on Friday it would take in 54 migrants rescued by an Italian charity boat off Libya this week, after Italy refused to let the vessel dock at one of its ports as it labours to shut down sea migration routes.

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey

14 Jun 2019

VALLETTA Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits.

Maltese soldiers seize small tanker hijacked by migrants, vessel docks at Valletta

28 Mar 2019

VALLETTA A small tanker that was hijacked by migrants off Libya docked in Malta's port of Valletta on Thursday after Maltese special forces took control of the vessel, Reuters witnesses said. | Video

Malta disembarks migrants sparking Italy govt clash

09 Jan 2019

VALLETTA Forty-nine migrants disembarked in Malta on Wednesday after spending more than two weeks stranded on board rescue ships, ending a standoff in which European Union countries had refused to offer them a safe port.

A year after blogger's murder, many questions unanswered on Malta

15 Oct 2018

VALLETTA A year since its most prominent journalist was murdered, the tiny state of Malta has still not solved the mystery behind her death, or overcome the bitter division left by her legacy.

Malta detains second charity ship as death toll at sea rises

02 Jul 2018

VALLETTA For the second time in a week, Malta on Monday detained a humanitarian vessel that normally rescues boat migrants off the coast of Libya, where two shipwrecks have claimed the lives of as many as 200 people in recent days.

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