Monday, 17 December 2018

Tag Archives: Malta

Usain Bolt offered big move to Malta

VALLETTA-Xinhua: Usain Bolt’s Australian football career could come to a premature end, after the owners of the Maltese club, Valletta FC offered the Olympic champion a two-year contract. The offer comes mid-way through Bolt’s pre-season trials for Australian league (A-League) club, the Central Coast Mariners, and less than a week ...

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Suspect in Bulgarian journalist’s rape, murder held in Germany

SOFIA: Police in Germany have arrested a man in connection with the rape and brutal murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova, Bulgarian officials said Wednesday. But they said it does not appear that the murder was linked to her work as a journalist. The suspect was picked up late ...

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Over hundred dead after two migrant boats sank off Libya

AFP PARIS: More than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya early this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors. The witnesses told MSF that two inflatable boats had left the Libyan coast on September 1, each with ...

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Malta allows migrant rescue ship

CASTILLE: A humanitarian ship that has had about 230 rescued migrants on board for almost a week entered a Maltese port on Wednesday, ending a standoff with Italy which refused to let the ship dock. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said seven European Union countries had offered to share the ...

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Malta journalist Daphne Galizia’s sons reject million euro reward

MALTA: The sons of an investigative journalist killed in a car bomb attack in Malta have refused to endorse a one million euro (£890,000) reward for evidence leading to a conviction in the case. Daphne Caruana Galizia’s three sons have also called for the country’s prime minister to resign. Caruana ...

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Panama Papers journalist killed in car bomb blast

VALLETTA: A Maltese journalist responsible for exposing her island’s alleged ties to a tax haven via the Panama Papers was killed by a car bomb on Monday. Daphne Caruana Galizia died in a blast shortly after leaving her home in Mosta, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. Despite being heavily criticised ...

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EU law ‘will continue to apply in UK during transition deal’

LONDON: EU law will apply in Britain after Brexit as an essential part of any transition deal, Malta’s prime minister has said. Joseph Muscat, whose country has just taken over the EU’s rotating presidency, also said it was “quite obvious” the City of London could be in line for a ...

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