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356 migrants on Ocean Viking rescue ship to disembark in Malta

356 migrants on Ocean Viking rescue ship to disembark in Malta

The 356 migrants stranded on board the Ocean Viking charity rescue ship will be taken to Malta and then all relocated to other European countries, the Maltese government announced on Friday.

Malta takes in Sea-Eye migrants before transfer to other EU countries

Malta takes in Sea-Eye migrants before transfer to other EU countries

A new stand-off over rescued migrants in the Mediterranean was resolved on Sunday as Malta accepted to take in 65 people picked up by a German charity, stressing they would "immediately" be flown to other European Union countries.

Qatar Airways launches direct Doha-Malta service

Qatar Airways launches direct Doha-Malta service

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday, marking the launch of the airline’s newest gateway to Europe.

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Maltese police have arrested two soldiers for the ‘cold-blooded’ murder of an Ivorian migrant, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Saturday.

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.