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Jurgen Balzan joined MaltaToday in 2011, specialising in politics, foreign affairs, migration and parliamentary affairs. He was formerly a political activist in Alternattiva Demokratika - the Green Party, and also an activist with Moviment Graffitti.
After EU summit, critics unhappy about pushback plan for the EU’s election year
Europe 06-02

Populists have set the EU’s migration agenda: the Malta summit tried to outbid Europe’s rising populists with a plan to block migration

Malta Enterprise takes disciplinary action against Jimmy Magro
National 03-02

Malta Enterprise says it has taken the disciplinary steps against former Labour Party secretary-general under investigation for corruption

Former Labour minister Joe Grima dead at 80
National 03-02

Minister during Mintoff years, broadcaster who switched to PN and then was wooed back to Labour under Muscat, was controversial figure

[WATCH] ‘The Holocaust can happen again’
National 03-02

Holocaust survivors invited to Malta by the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society recount harrowing experiences in occupied Europe and warn that history can repeat itself

Tusk: Libya migration deal ‘within reach’
Europe 02-02

EU council president Donald Tusk says closing down the central Mediterranean migrant route between Libya and Europe is within reach following meeting with Libyan and Italian prime ministers

EU migration plans are as bad as Trump’s
Blogs 02-02

If you thought Trump’s travel ban was bad, the EU migration plans pushed by Malta are as inhumane and unlawful 

Afriqiyah Airways cannot operate flights to Malta
National 01-02

Afriqiyah Airways remains on the EU’s aviation safety blacklist while the announced weekly flights from Misrata and Labraq will be operated by another company, Medavia

Economy Minister Chris Cardona to move ministry to Mile End
National 30-01

Economy minister and PL deputy leader for party affairs Chris Cardona to move his ministry a few doors down from Labour’s Mile End headquarters

People at risk of deportation 'do not depend on state handouts'
National 27-01

Withdrawing the Temporary Humanitarian Protection-new (THPn) will put many people on the brink of poverty, Solidarity with Migrants says in reaction to online attacks on migrants who have made built life in Malta

European Commission shoots down migration deal with Libya
Europe 25-01

EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos rules out repeat of EU-Turkey migration deal with Libya, tells MEPs North African country is too unstable

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