Malta PM defends actions as opposition quits parliament
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, engulfed in crisis over the probe into a murdered journalist, announced on Sunday he planned to step down, saying he would ask his ruling Labour Party to start choosing a new leader for the country next month.
The arrest comes as the long-stalled investigation into the October 2017 car bomb murder of Caruana Galizia intensifies.
Protesters blocked roads in Malta on Friday to demand Muscat's resignation, holding placards reading "assassins" and "blood is on your hands".
The demonstration comes after three government officials resigned on Tuesday amid a probe into the killing of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
A prominent businessman arrested over the murder of Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was released on bail on Thursday evening.
The NGO faces a fine of up to €901,000.
The three-day festival included a competition for international teams of professional kite masters
The climate of press freedom in Malta "remains dire" two years after investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb, Reporters Without Borders has claimed in a comprehensive new report.
The shameful political game conducted by EU countries, motivated by the short-term goal of ensuring no rescue ships dock in their ports, has led to countless standoffs at sea.
Five EU interior ministers agreed on a draft migration proposal that will be discussed by all 28 interior ministers on October 8.
The sons of murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have questioned the independence of a newly announced public inquiry into their mother’s death.
I was invited to cruise on a superyacht in Malta, bringing me that little bit closer to what it would feel like to own one myself.
Among the LGBTIQ+ community there are persons who are either raising their own children, or who have adopted or fostered children. As a society, we have a responsibility to ensure that these children thrive and reach their full potential, like all other children.
France has become the first EU member state to say it would welcome some of the 356 migrants on board the stranded rescue ship Ocean Viking.
Two boats carrying more than 500 migrants remain stranded in the Mediterranean after Italy and Malta refused to allow them to dock.
The Maltese government said in a statement to Euronews that the NGO Open Arms is not letting them take 39 people that were rescued in an area of Malta's responsibility, insisting they also take the 121 people rescued in an area outside of the country's responsibility.
Children are our most prized asset, yet around the world they still face poverty, trafficking, exploitation, bullying and discrimination even though the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the most widely ratified of any of the human rights treaties.
Maltese authorities have allowed 65 migrants aboard the Alan Kurdi rescue boat to disembark.
Earlier this week Cyprus said it had issued arrest warrants for the crew of a Turkish drilling ship which it said had infringed on its territory.
Christopher Guest More Jr was arrested in Malta on Thursday
A damning report into Malta's failure to identify those behind the murder of a journalist has highlighted systematic failings in law enforcement and raised questions about the rule of law in the country.
A study released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association in Europe has found that for the first time in a decade some countries are "moving backwards" on LGBT equality
They were stranded at sea after being rescued off Libya by a rescue ship run by the German charity Sea Eye.
The ship is currently near the Italian island of Lampedusa but Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said it should "go to Hamburg" as it is German-registered.
Teenage African migrants charged with hijacking tanker after sea rescue