Human Rights

Malta court overturns rescue ship captain's conviction

Claus-Peter Reisch did not enter Maltese waters with criminal intent after rescuing 234 migrants, a court ruled.

Rescue ship captain's conviction overturned by Malta court

Europe

Refugees or hijackers? Teenagers charged with terrorism in Malta

Someone has broken the law, but was it three teenage migrants, or the boat captain who said he'd been hijacked?

Refugees or hijackers? Teenagers charged with terrorism in Malta

Media

Ending impunity: What can be learned from the Galizia case?

What can Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder teach about ending impunity for the violent suppression of the media?

Ending impunity: What can be learned from the Galizia case?

Europe

Activists storm into Malta PM's office to demand his resignation

Activists force their way into the 16th-century building asking Muscat to quit over the 2017 killing of a journalist.

Activists storm into Malta PM's office to demand his resignation

Europe

European Union calls on Malta PM to resign

Head of an EU mission to Malta urges Joseph Muscat to quit over his handling of the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Malta

Malta Parliament under siege by protesters

Probe into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has stoked fury on the Mediterranean island.

Inside Story

Will Maltese PM's pledge to resign stem anger over corruption?

Joseph Muscat said he will step down next year amid public outcry over an investigation into a journalist's murder.

Malta

Malta PM Muscat to quit over journalist's murder probe

PM announces plan to step down in January after coming under pressure over scandal surrounding journalist's killing.

Europe

Joseph Muscat: The Maltese Prime Minister tarnished by scandal

Muscat won popularity for his economic successes, but image unravelled after anti-corruption journalist was killed.

Joseph Muscat: The Maltese Prime Minister tarnished by scandal

Europe

Malta: Ruling party MPs back PM to stay in power despite protests

Labour party legislators give 'unanimous support' to embattled PM Joseph Muscat as protesters demand his resignation.

Malta: Ruling party MPs back PM to stay in power despite protests

Malta

Pressure mounts on Malta PM after tycoon charged in killing

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat expected to speak on Sunday amid deepening crisis over Daphne Caruana Galizia murder.

Pressure mounts on Malta PM after tycoon charged in killing

Europe

Malta PM 'planning' to resign

Reports come as Joseph Muscat faces pressure over government's alleged cover-up of murder of a journalist two years ago.

Malta

Malta PM rejects immunity bid by top suspect in murder probe

Joseph Muscat's administration rebuffs businessman's plea for immunity in case over killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Malta PM rejects immunity bid by top suspect in murder probe

Malta

Senior Maltese officials resign as Galizia inquiry intensifies

Cabinet ministers have been questioned by police over the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Senior Maltese officials resign as Galizia inquiry intensifies

Europe

Malta: 'Person of interest' in journalist murder case released

Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing after exposing corruption through the Panama Papers.

Malta: 'Person of interest' in journalist murder case released