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Rescued migrants allowed to disembark in Malta, go on to Europe: PM

Rescued migrants allowed to disembark in Malta, go on to Europe: PM

Dozens of migrants stuck on a ship since their rescue in the Mediterranean 10 days ago, will be allowed to disembark in Malta after four European countries agreed to take them in, Malta's prime minister said Saturday.

Three migrants charged with terrorist activity in ship hijacking

Three migrants charged with terrorist activity in ship hijacking

Three migrants appeared in a Maltese court on Saturday charged with terrorist activity after hijacking a merchant vessel and re-routing it to the Mediterranean island.

Five arrested after Maltese military seizes tanker hijacked by migrants

Five arrested after Maltese military seizes tanker hijacked by migrants

Five men were arrested Thursday after Maltese armed forces took control of a tanker that was hijacked by migrants off Libya and the ship docked in Malta.

Malta's PM pledges 'major clean-up' after devastating storm

Malta's PM pledges 'major clean-up' after devastating storm

Malta's prime minister on Sunday promised a major clean-up operation after devastating gale-force winds caused major damage and disruption on the Mediterranean island.

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.