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Aquarius ship arrives in Malta after migrant-sharing deal

Valletta - The Aquarius rescue ship arrived in Malta on Wednesday after EU countries thrashed out a deal to take in the 141 migrants onboard, defusing another diplomatic standoff in the Mediterranean.

Maltese PM says name cleared in Panama Papers probe

Valletta - Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Sunday a year-long inquiry into allegations of financial wrongdoing linked to the Panama Papers scandal had cleared him.

Malta to take in 19 migrants after shipwreck in Mediterranean

Valletta - Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Sunday said his country will take in 19 migrants rescued after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean overnight.

Malta detains second migrant rescue ship as hundreds die at sea

Valletta - Malta on Monday stopped a second migrant rescue ship from leaving its port, as the UN refugee agency reported over 300 migrant deaths at sea in four days.

Lifeline migrant ship captain faces Maltese court Monday

Valletta - The captain of the German NGO ship Lifeline, accused of breaking international law by picking up migrants off the Libyan coast, will appear in a Maltese court on Monday, a government spokesman told AFP.

Malta says migrants on board Lifeline rescue ship mainly Sudanese

Valletta - Maltese authorities said Thursday the migrants on board the rescue ship Lifeline, which docked in Malta after nearly a week stranded at sea, were mainly from Sudan.

Migrant rescue ship docks in Malta as EU nations reach deal

Valletta - A rescue boat stranded for nearly a week in the Mediterranean with over 200 migrants docked in Malta Wednesday, after a deal was struck between a group of EU states to take them in.

Malta to accept stranded migrant ship if EU states help

Valletta - Malta said Tuesday it would only allow a stranded rescue ship carrying over 200 migrants to dock if other EU states agreed to take in some of those onboard.

EU commisioner calls for 'thorough' probe into murder of Maltese journalist

Valletta - EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was a "wake up call" Thursday while also raising concerns over the island's compliance with EU money laundering laws.

Reporters defiantly pursue work of murdered Maltese blogger

Valletta - The investigative work of slain Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has been pursued by dozens of colleagues worldwide who this week published a flurry of revelations and delved into the mystery surrounding her murder.

Malta and London mark six months since journalist's murder

Valletta - Campaigners in Malta and London on Monday marked the six-month anniversary of the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, as her sons accused the Maltese government of allowing "impunity" over the killing.

Malta media murder trial to re-open after false starts

Valletta - The trial of three men accused of killing campaigning Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia will start for the third time Tuesday after a second magistrate recused herself from the case.Galizia died in a car bombing on October 16.

Three men charged with Maltese journalist's murder

Valletta - Three men were charged Tuesday with the murder of campaigning Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, killed in a horrific car bombing on the Mediterranean island on October 16.

Ten suspects arrested over Malta journalist slaying

Valletta - Maltese authorities on Monday arrested 10 people in connection with the killing of a whistle-blowing journalist that turned an international spotlight onto crime and corruption on the Mediterranean island.

Malta arrests ten in probe into journalist's killing

Valletta - Maltese authorities have arrested ten people in connection with the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in a statement Monday.

Malta activists mark month since journalist's murder

Valletta - Activists in Malta marked on Thursday the assassination a month ago of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, stepping up their calls for the country's prime minister to hunt down her killers. "He who does not want to know is a fool.

Funeral for murdered Maltese journalist as EU demands justice

Valletta - Flags flew at half mast across Malta on Friday to mark the funeral of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, amid fresh calls for Europe to find those guilty of her brutal murder.

Family holds funeral for murdered Maltese journalist

Valletta - Flags flew at half mast across Malta on Friday to mark the funeral of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, amid fresh calls for Europe to find those guilty of her brutal murder.

Another Malta protest demands justice for slain journalist

Sliema - Thousands of people in Malta took to the streets for the second Sunday in a row, saying they will not be silenced until there is justice for murdered journalist and anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Europol to help probe Maltese journalist murder

Valletta - Three investigators from Europol will be travelling to Malta to help the probe into the murder of Maltese journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia, police said Thursday.
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