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'No protection' for killers of Maltese reporter: minister

Paris - No one will be protected during a probe into the death of a Maltese journalist who had been investigating corruption by politicians on the island, Malta's foreign minister told AFP Tuesday.

EU parliament president wants further probe of Maltese journalist's murder

Rome - European Parliament leader Antonio Tajani called on authorities to pursue those who ordered the killing of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after colleagues published more of her investigations and delved into the mystery surrounding her death...

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.

EU parliament demands independent probe into Slovak reporter's murder

Strasbourg - The European Parliament called Thursday on Slovakia to ensure a full and independent investigation into the murder of an investigative reporter while demanding better protections for all journalists in the EU.

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.

EU parliament chief wants Europol probe of Maltese journalist murder

Strasbourg - European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani on Tuesday demanded an international investigation into the car bomb murder of Maltese journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Malta holds mass for slain journalist

Valletta - Politicians and dignitaries paid their respects on Monday at a mass for slain Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia -- though her family, which has accused the establishment of complicity in her death, was notably absent.

Journalist murder sparks push to heal politically-polarised Malta

Valletta - Citizens mourning the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia are calling for Malta's deeply-ingrained tribal politics to be put aside so the shaken island nation can begin healing its wounds.

Malta offers 1-million euro reward over journalist's murder

Valletta - Malta's government offered a one-million euro ($1.2 million) reward Saturday for information to help solve the brutal murder of journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Maltese media unite in outrage over slain colleague

Valletta - Malta's journalists rallied Thursday to insist they would not be intimidated by the brutal assassination that silenced the country's foremost investigative writer.

Slain Malta journalist's sons dismiss reward, tell PM to quit

Valletta - The sons of a murdered Maltese journalist on Thursday dismissed Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's offer of a reward to help find her killers and called for him to quit.

Malta murder reveals frustrations beneath postcard image

Valletta - The shocking assassination of an influential anti-corruption blogger has brought to a head the public frustration at Malta's stagnating institutions, bubbling away for years beneath the Mediterranean holiday island image.

Friends mourn slain Malta journalist as PM vows justice

Valletta - Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat described murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on Wednesday as "his biggest adversary" but vowed to bring her killers to justice as emotional commemorations for the slain mother continued into a third day.

Malta PM says slain blogger was his 'biggest adversary' but vows justice

Valletta - Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat described murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Wednesday as "his biggest adversary" but vowed to track down and bring her killers to justice.

Journalist's murder turns spotlight on 'mafia island' Malta

Valletta - The son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Joseph Muscat of being complicit in his mother's death as the shockwaves from a grisly car bomb killing reverberated across Europe.

Anti-migrant crew members land in Malta, ending troubled mission

Valletta - Crew members of the C-Star, the ship chartered by far-right group Defend Europe, came ashore Sunday in Malta in the final chapter of a fraught effort to disrupt the flow of migrants from across the Mediterranean.

Italy, Malta keep migrant vessel in limbo

Rome - A Spanish vessel with three Libyan migrants aboard was kept in international waters on Tuesday after Italy and Malta refused to let it to dock.

Malta says yes to same-sex marriage

Valletta - Malta's parliament voted Wednesday to allow same-sex couples to marry, three years after passing a law permitting civil partnerships in the overwhelmingly Catholic country.

Malta PM will quit if 'shred of truth' in tax charges

Strasbourg - Malta's recently re-elected Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told Euro MPs Wednesday he would resign if there any truth to corruption allegations against him.

Muscat sworn in as Malta's prime minister

Valletta - The leader of Malta's Labour party, Joseph Muscat, was sworn in as prime minister on Monday, a day after his party's second landslide victory in four years.

Thriving Malta votes for more of the same with Muscat as PM

Valletta - Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat swept back into power Sunday after voters shrugged off corruption allegations against a Labour Party government which has presided over a booming economy.
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