The Malta Independent 22 September 2018, Saturday

Air Malta suspends pilot after Facebook comment

Air Malta has suspended a pilot after a comment posted on the social media. The pilot expressed his pleasure that one of the carrier’s aircraft could not operate a flight because of a...

TMID Editorial: Independence Day - A sense of national identity

Malta today celebrates the 54th anniversary of Independence. The 21st of September 1964 will remain etched in our history books as the start of Malta’s road towards becoming the modern...

Dominion, integration, resolutions, a five-party parliament: The rocky road to independence

Today, 21 September, marks 54 years since Malta became an independent country.  The path to Maltese statehood, however, is one which warrants further study; it was a path that was long in the...

Archbishop urges EU migration burden sharing during Independence Day Mass

Archbishop Charles Scicluna said today that all European countries should share the burden of migration, saying that when a burden is shared, it becomes lighter to carry.  In his homily during...

‘Make Independence Day our national Day’- Adrian Delia

  Opposition Leader Adrian Delia has called for Independence Day to be made Malta's national day. The debate over Malta's national days has been ongoing for a number of years, with some...

Women’s organisations call for immediate attention for protecting women from violence

Despite the fact that Malta was one of the EU member states at the forefront to sign and ratify the Istanbul Convention on Violence Against Women, women in Malta are still not protected from femicide,...

EU looks to Egypt, Africa for help with migrant challenge

European Union leaders agreed Thursday to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa, offering to step up economic cooperation and the prospect of a...

TMID Editorial: Drug haul - Deserved gratitude

Authorities responsible for our security are very often criticised for not doing their duty in the way they are expected. The police, the armed forces, the civil protection department, the...

Migration: Government says it has gone beyond obligations

The Government of Malta reiterated today that it has been consistently adhering to its international obligations regarding search and rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean region. This has been done...

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