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Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Nearly 50 migrants stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships were headed for Malta on Wednesday after the island nation reached a deal with other EU member states ...

Cyprus rescues five crew after explosion on oil tanker

Cyprus rescues five crew after explosion on oil tanker

Cyprus police rescued five injured crew from the water following an explosion on a Maltese-flagged oil tanker off the island's south coast on Saturday, authorities said.

Two-day-old infant and mother airlifted to Malta from migrant boat

Two-day-old infant and mother airlifted to Malta from migrant boat

A two-day-old infant and his mother were airlifted to Malta on Saturday, after they were rescued from a boat carrying more than 300 migrants in the Mediterranean.

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Valletta in June next year

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Valletta in June next year

Qatar Airways announced that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019, marking the airline's first gateway to Malta and the latest addition to its rapidly-expanding European network.

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Valletta, Malta

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Valletta, Malta

Qatar Airways announced that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019, marking the airline's first gateway to Malta and the latest addition to its rapidly-expanding European network.

Spanish fishing boat carrying rescued migrants heads to Malta

Spanish fishing boat carrying rescued migrants heads to Malta

A Spanish fishing boat carrying 11 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya is heading to Malta, the Spanish government said on Sunday, bringing an end to a protracted standoff to find a safe port for the boat amid increasing European resistance to accepting migrants.

Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds

Malta police identify suspected journalist murder masterminds

Investigators have identified a group of at least three Maltese nationals who they believe masterminded the killing of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia 13 months ago, The Sunday Times of Malta reported on Sunday.

Salvini accuses Malta of sending boat migrants on to Italy

Salvini accuses Malta of sending boat migrants on to Italy

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has accused Maltese authorities of helping boat migrants to reach Italy rather than taking them in themselves.

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

A year after a car bomb killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, those who ordered the murder remain free while others continuing her work in the EU's smallest state are branded traitors.

Malta rescues 100 migrants from boat in distress

Malta rescues 100 migrants from boat in distress

The boat the migrants were on was taking in water and two had already died by the time rescuers reached them, the Armed Forces of Malta said in a statement.

Malta recovers 2 bodies, 100 survivors from migrant boat in distress

Malta recovers 2 bodies, 100 survivors from migrant boat in distress

Maltese Armed Forces said Wednesday they recovered two bodies and 100 survivors from a migrant boat in distress, while a stand-off continued over the fate of 177 migrants picked up last week by the Italian coastguard.

Aquarius ship arrives in Malta after migrant-sharing deal

Aquarius ship arrives in Malta after migrant-sharing deal

The Aquarius rescue ship arrived in Malta on Wednesday after EU countries thrashed out a deal to take in the 141 migrants onboard, defusing another diplomatic standoff in the Mediterranean.