Updated | ‘Simon Busuttil not fit for purpose to serve on EU panel that appoints judges’, Miriam Dalli says
Labour MEP Miriam Dalli has asked for Simon Busuttil’s removal from a panel that oversees the appointment of judges at the European Court of Justice
Migrants rescued  in Maltese SAR to be brought to Malta
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the migrants were rescued after their boat capsized and that he had given instructions for them to be brought to Malta
Alfred Sant asks EU to clarify position on European Digital Strategy

Sant and three other MEPs want to ensure EU’s digital expertise is...

Sant and three other MEPs want to ensure EU’s digital...

Salvini ‘factually incorrect’ on location of migrant rescue vessel

The Maltese government has rejected a tweet by the Italian Home Affairs minister that Malta was the closest safe port to a ship carrying some 59 rescued...

The Maltese government has rejected a tweet by the Italian...

Italy to follow Malta in closing ports to NGO vessels

‘They won’t be seeing Italy any more unless it’s on a...

‘They won’t be seeing Italy any more unless...

Haftar warns against foreign military presence in Libya to stem migration

The Libyan General Command said that such steps would be considered a ‘clear violation of international law and a blatant aggression on Libyan...

The Libyan General Command said that such steps would be...

EU Council president Donald Tusk supports Malta ban on NGO vessels

Donald Tusk said that through its agreement the council had demonstrated...

Donald Tusk said that through its agreement the council had...

[WATCH] EU Council far from a breakthrough on migration – Joseph Muscat

The Prime Minister said that while solidarity remained voluntary under the latest agreement, the last week’s events had shown that Europe can work...

The Prime Minister said that while solidarity remained...

EU leaders reach crunch migrant deal but for many this is a bad case of déjà vu

A deal on migration clinched late at night by EU leaders emphasises that the creation of migrant processing centres on European soil is on a voluntary basis,...

A deal on migration clinched late at night by EU leaders...

Malta closes ports to migrant rescue NGO ships

Malta government says that island’s ports will not be used by NGO vessels...

Malta government says that island’s ports will not be...

Norway joins group of eight EU member states in ad hoc initiative on stranded migrants relocation

The MV Lifeline was allowed to dock in Malta on Wednesday after a group of eight member states agreed to share the migrants among themselves

The MV Lifeline was allowed to dock in Malta on Wednesday...

NGOs refute that migrant rescue groups are breaching international law

A joint statement by Italian and Maltese NGOs insisted that humanitarian and human rights obligations should take precedence over political considerations...

A joint statement by Italian and Maltese NGOs insisted that...

[WATCH] Updated | Lifeline standoff: Ship allowed to enter Maltese waters to shelter from bad weather

At least five EU member states -  Malta, France, Italy, Portugal and Ireland - have publicly committed to take in the migrants as ship is allowed to enter...

At least five EU member states -  Malta, France,...

Lifeline standoff: Migrants face another night at sea as horse-trading among EU leaders continues

Rescue vessel will only allow ship to dock when it has pledges from other EU member states to take in migrants • Malta, Italy and France have made public...

Rescue vessel will only allow ship to dock when it has...

Van crashes into leading Dutch newspaper’s office

Reporters Without Borders condemn attack, call for thorough investigation

Reporters Without Borders condemn attack, call for thorough...

Updated | Lifeline standoff: No green light from Malta as two EU member states yet to agree to take migrants

A migrant ship with 234 people on board will only be allowed into Malta once two remaining member states agree to take their share of the migrants •...

A migrant ship with 234 people on board will only be...

Migrant vessel Lifeline could be allowed into Malta – reports

A spokesperson for the French government has said that a solution involving the...

A spokesperson for the French government has said that a...

Updated | Italy deputy PM Matteo Salvini wants migrant reception centres along Libya's southern border

Italy’s Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, in Libya for a day visit, agrees with Libyan counterpart on the need for migrant...

Italy’s Home Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo...

Updated | Migration summit: Joseph Muscat sees willingness among European leaders to go for ‘operational change’

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says informal summit on migration achieved 'some progress' as meeting was better than expected • Italy warns...

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says informal summit on...

Turkey votes as Erdoğan eyes second term

The election is being described as one of the most intense in recent history as...

The election is being described as one of the most intense...