Post Tagged with: "Malta"

Car bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens

October 17, 2017 7:28 am
Car bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens

A picture taken on April 27, 2017 shows journalist and blogger Daphne Capuana Galizia arriving at the Law Court in Malta. (Photo by AFP) A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation’s links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded […]

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Joseph Muscat sworn in as Malta’s prime minister

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Joseph Muscat sworn in as Malta’s prime minister

Joseph Muscat (L) is sworn in as Prime Minister of Malta by the President of Malta Marie Louise Coleiro Preca (R) at The Palace of the Grand Master in Valletta on June 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The leader of Malta’s Labor Party, Joseph Muscat, has been sworn in as […]

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Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat wins second term in snap election

June 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat wins second term in snap election

Newly re-elected Prime Minister Joseph Muscat speaks to the press as he arrives on June 4, 2017 at the counting hall in Naxxar. (Photo by AFP) Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has won a second term in office after calling a snap parliamentary election last month to counter allegations of […]

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Corruption-hit Malta goes to vote in snap general election

June 3, 2017 9:44 am
Corruption-hit Malta goes to vote in snap general election

Election billboards showing Maltese Opposition and Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil (L) and Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Joseph Muscat (R) are seen in Kappara, Malta, June 2, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Malta votes Saturday in a snap general election called against a backdrop of corruption allegations that have […]

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Ironic arch from Game of Thrones falls into sea

March 9, 2017 7:45 am
Ironic arch from Game of Thrones falls into sea

The landmark Azure Window located just off Malta. The natural rock arch jutting off the Maltese island of Gozo, has collapsed. Photos / AP Malta’s world-renowned Azure Window has collapsed after heavy storms. Tieqa tad-Dwejra, as it is known in Malta, was lost to the sea this morning, according to […]

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Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta

December 23, 2016 10:30 pm
Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta

A hijacked Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 plane that was on a domestic flight has landed in the Malta Airport; the hijackers have surrendered. Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said in a message posted on his official Twitter account that the two men left the aircraft and surrendered after releasing all […]

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Five killed as aircraft on French surveillance mission crashes in Malta

October 24, 2016 7:45 pm
Five killed as aircraft on French surveillance mission crashes in Malta

Emergency workers, firemen and policemen are seen at the site of the wreckage of a small twin engined plane which crashed shortly after takeover from Malta International Airport, killing five people, on October 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A small aircraft conducting a surveillance mission over the Mediterranean for France’s […]

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Plane crash on Malta archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea kills five

11:30 am
Plane crash on Malta archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea kills five

An airplane has crashed on the Malta archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, killing five people. The small military aircraft crashed on Monday during take-off at around 0720 (0520 GMT) at Malta’s International Airport (MIA) near the village of Luqa, near the capital port-city, Valletta. Sources said that, during take-off and while […]

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Malta

December 18, 2012 5:56 am
Malta

Malta, independent island nation in the Mediterranean Sea. The country consists of the islands of Malta, Gozo, Kemmuna, and two uninhabited islets. Malta is a tiny country, covering a total area of just 316 sq km (122 sq mi). Deep channels separate the islands, the largest of which is the island of Malta. […]

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