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FBI may testify in Malta journalist's murder trial

Court rejects attempt to bar American agents from giving evidence in Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder proceedings.

Malta: FBI may testify in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder trial

Malta

Ten arrested in Malta journalist murder investigation

Police detentions made across Malta as part of a joint operation with the armed forces and secret service.

Ten arrested in Malta journalist murder investigation

Malta

Funeral held for slain Malta journalist

Thousands of people in Malta have attended the funeral of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb last month.

Media

'Not afraid': Malta reporters unite after brutal murder

Hundreds of news industry workers gather outside parliament to protest killing of top investigative journalist.

Malta reporters unite after Caruana Galizia murder

Malta

Malta in shock over investigative journalist's killing

Several hundred people rally in Valletta demanding justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia's killers as her son praises her work.

Journalism under fire

Malta anti-graft reporter killed in huge car bomb blast

Killing of top reporter who exposed Malta's links with Panama Papers leak denounced as 'barbaric attack on press'.

Europe

Malta: Car bomb kills Panama Papers anti-corruption journalist

A journalist who has been leading the fight against corruption in Malta has been killed by a car bomb.

Europe

'Not welcome': Malta snubs anti-migrant vessel

Aid groups applaud Maltese government, saying snub sends 'a clear message against the politics of hate and extremism'.

Malta 'denies' Defend Europe anti-migrant boat

Politics

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat wins Malta election

Labour supporters take to the streets to celebrate after early results indicate a comfortable victory for ruling party.

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat wins Malta election

Europe

Malta holds early election amid corruption allegations

Voting comes as investigation launched into claims PM Muscat's wife owned company named Panama Papers scandal.

Malta holds early election amid corruption allegations

Europe

Malta's PM calls for snap vote after family scandal

Joseph Muscat decides to hold poll a year in advance following allegation that his wife owns offshore account in Panama.

Malta's PM calls for snap vote after family scandal

Europe

Brexit tops European centre-right’s discussions in Malta

The UK’s exit from the European Union was at the forefront of discussions among centre-right European leaders meeting in Malta.

Malta

Libyan plane hijack ends peacefully in Malta

Aircraft with 118 people on board was hijacked by men claiming to have hand grenades who threatened to blow it up.

Libyan plane hijack ends peacefully in Malta

Malta

Libya passenger jet hijacked, diverted to Malta

Aircraft with 118 people on board hijacked by men claiming to have hand grenades who threatened to blow it up.

Libya passenger jet hijacked, diverted to Malta

Humanitarian crises

Hundreds 'locked in hold' of boat capsized off Libya

Reports that "hundreds" of migrants were locked in hold of sinking vessel, as calls for action on smuggling mount.