Malta: Three suspects arrested over 2017 killing of journalist

Malta police arrests three men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. Police in Malta have arrested three men suspected of having supplied the bomb which killed a Maltese anti-corruption journalist in 2017. The arrest on Tuesday came as a man accused of carrying out the killing agreed to a […]

Malta jails Libyan plane hijacker for 25 years

The Afriqiyah Airlines Airbus 320 was on an internal flight to Tripoli when hijacked in 2016 by supporters of Gaddafi. One of two Libyan men who hijacked a plane and diverted it to Malta four years ago has been jailed by a Maltese judge. Soko Moussa Shaha Ali pleaded guilty and was jailed for 25 […]

EU Parliament highly critical of golden passport schemes #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

MEPs left wondering why it was ‘brave journalists’ and not the EU who revealed flaws in passport schemes. Members of the European Parliament were highly critical of EU countries offering citizenship through investment programmes following revelations by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that showed criminals could possibly buy Cypriot passports. Earlier this week, the EU announced […]

EU takes legal action against Cyprus, Malta over passport schemes #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

European Commission begins legal process, saying citizenship through investment schemes undermine essence of EU citizenship. The European Commission announced on Tuesday it would start “infringement procedures” against Cyprus and Malta over their controversial citizenship through investment programmes. The commission said that selling citizenship “undermines the essence of EU citizenship”. Infringement procedures are the EU equivalent […]