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Two charged with supplying bomb that killed Maltese journalist

Valletta - Two men have been charged in Malta with providing the bomb that killed anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Man admits murder of Malta journalist, jailed for 15 years

Valletta - One of three men accused of planting a car bomb that killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017 dramatically pleaded guilty Tuesday and was swiftly sentenced to 15 years in jail.

Suspect in Malta journalist murder pleads guilty

Valletta - One of three men accused of the 2017 assassination of Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia pleaded guilty Tuesday, a major development in a case that has rocked the Mediterranean island nation.

Ex-Maltese PM's chief of staff arrested in fraud probe

Valletta - Maltese police arrested former prime minister Joseph Muscat's chief of staff Keith Schembri Tuesday, as part of a probe into alleged kickbacks connected to the sale of so-called golden passports.

Middleman in Malta reporter murder 'attempted suicide' before hearing

Valletta - The self-confessed middleman in the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was in a critical condition Wednesday, after what police said looked like a botched suicide attempt.

Maltese envoy resigns after comparing Merkel to Hitler

Valletta - Malta's ambassador to Finland has resigned after a Facebook post in which he compared German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler, The Times of Malta reported."75 years ago we stopped hitler. Who will stop Angela merkel?

Malta minister quits over husband's links to reporter murder 'mastermind'

Valletta - Maltese minister Justyne Caruana resigned Monday after her husband, a former investigator into the murder of a prominent journalist, was revealed to have holidayed with the alleged mastermind behind the killing.

Malta PM hands over to colleague after resignation

Valletta - Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat resigned Monday, handing over to Labour Party colleague Robert Abela, who promised better times without mentioning either the murder of a blogger or the corruption the slain reporter highlighted before paying with h...

New Malta PM pledges rule of law after journalist murder 'storm'

Valletta - Malta's incoming prime minister promised Sunday to strengthen the rule of law after the "storm" caused by the probe into the murder of a journalist that toppled his predecessor.

Malta gets new PM after reporter murder outcry

Valletta - Outsider 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 PM Muscat exits under journalist murder cloud

Valletta - Malta's outgoing Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Friday said he was "paying the highest political price" for failing to solve a journalist's killing, the investigation into which he has been accused of hampering.

Slain Maltese reporter lived in fear, family says

Valletta - The husband and son of a slain Maltese journalist said she had lived in fear as she investigated government corruption, at the start of a highly scrutinised inquiry into her death Friday.

MEPs voice 'serious concern' about Malta's Muscat

Valletta - The head of a European Parliament mission to Malta on Wednesday voiced "serious concern" about Joseph Muscat remaining prime minister during a probe into journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder.

MEPs voice 'serious concern' about Malta's Muscat

Valletta - The head of a European Parliament mission to Malta on Wednesday voiced "serious concern" about Joseph Muscat remaining prime minister during a probe into journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder.

Maltese journalist murder probe 'has damaged relations' with EU

Valletta - A scandal-dogged probe into the murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has damaged relations between Malta and the EU, the head of a European Parliament fact-finding delegation said Tuesday.

Slain reporter's family want Malta police to probe PM

Valletta - The family of murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia called Monday for police to investigate Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, as a European Parliament delegation was set to arrive in Malta on a fact-finding mission.

Malta PM to resign amid journalist murder probe protests

Valletta - Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, under fire over his handling of the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, said Sunday he would step down after his replacement is chosen in January.

MPs back Malta PM to keep job despite protests over murder probe

Valletta - Malta's prime minister Sunday won his party's backing to stay on in his post despite protesters' calls for him to go for his handling of a probe into the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Joseph Muscat: Malta's PM tarnished by reporter's murder and graft claims

Valletta - Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who according to sources will resign over the murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia, became premier in 2013 at the age of 39 and remained in power despite corruption scandals that dogged him and h...

Malta PM to step down over slain reporter case: party sources

Valletta - Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat will step down on January 18, party sources told AFP Saturday, following mounting criticism of his response to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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