Joseph Muscat - updates

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Rescued migrants allowed to disembark in Malta, go on to Europe – PM

Apr 13, 2019 - 7:52 PM

All 62 migrants on the Alan Kurdi ship will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal, and Luxembourg

Italy defiant as migrant ship stranded in Mediterranean

Jun 23, 2018 - 9:41 PM

Malta – which is also refusing to take in the boat in a new diplomatic standoff with Italy – nevertheless says it had sent in humanitarian supplies

MIGRANTS. This handout picture obtained on June 22, 2018 from the German NGO 'Mission Lifeline' shows migrants on an inflatable boat boarding the Lifeline sea rescue boat at sea on June 21, 2018. Photo by Hermine Poschmann/Mission Lifeline/AFP

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

Oct 19, 2017 - 5:24 PM

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat rules out quitting and vows to bring those responsible for killing a reporter he has described as his 'greatest adversary' to justice, with the help of FBI investigators

JUSTICE FOR DAPHNE. People gathered outside the law court in Valletta, Malta, on October 17, during a protest demanding for justice following the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was killed by a car bomb close to her home in Bidnija. Photo by Matthew Mirabelli/AFP

Son of slain Malta whistleblower assails 'complicit' PM

Oct 17, 2017 - 9:08 PM

Matthew Caruana Galizia, himself a journalist involved in digesting the Panama Papers, says his mother had been assassinated for doing her job in investigating alleged corruption

CAR BOMBING AFTERMATH. Matthew Caruana Galizia (C) and Peter Caruana Galizia (2ndL), son and husband of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and policemen walk past the wreckage of a car bomb that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia close to her home in Bidnija, Malta, on October 16, 2017.

Malta votes as corruption clouds bright outlook

Jun 03, 2017 - 7:44 PM

Despite corruption allegations Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and his wife Michelle appear relaxed as they cast their votes

POLLS. Policemen stand guard outside a polling station in Burmarrad before the arrival of Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on June 3. Photo by Matthew Mirabelli/AFP  POLLS. Policemen stand guard outside a polling station in Burmarrad before the arrival of Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on June 3. Photo by Matthew Mirabelli/AFP

Hijackers of Libyan plane surrender in Malta

Dec 23, 2016 - 6:59 PM

5th UPDATE Libyan Foreign Minister Taher Siala says the two hijackers are supporters of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi and are requesting political asylum in Malta

A picture taken on December 23, 2016 shows a hijacked Airbus A320 operated by Afriqiyah Airways after it landed at Luqa Airport, in Malta. A hijacked plane from Libya landed on the Mediterranean island of Malta on December 23 with 118 people including seven crew members on board, Malta's prime minister and government sources said. The Airbus A320 had been on a domestic Libyan route operated by Afriqiyah Airways from Sabha in the south to the capital Tripoli but was re-routed.  / AFP PHOTO / Matthew Mirabelli / Malta OUT

'Worst ever' migrant shipwreck prompts calls for EU action

Apr 20, 2015 - 9:31 AM

UPDATED EU ministers head into crisis talks under pressure to confront people smuggling gangs

SEA RESCUE. A handout picture provided by Guardia di Finanza shows a Ifra-red camera screen shot during an operation to rescue migrants after their wreckship in Strait of Sicily, 19 April 2015. Guardia di Finanza/Handout/EPA

Malta turns away ship with suspected Ebola case on board

Sep 19, 2014 - 12:40 AM

UPDATED An initial medical assessment in Italy of a sick Filipino passenger suggested he may be suffering from hepatitis