The Malta Independent 21 August 2017, Monday

Marlene Farrugia resigns from Partit Demokratiku leader

Marlene Farrugia has resigned from the post of Partit Demokratiku leader, she announced on Facebook. She said that she intended to give her formal resignation after the new Nationalist Party...

The only protection of civil liberties comes from Labour Party led by Joseph Muscat - PL

A section of the Labour Party (PL) called Equality Labour has expressed concern at the comments past by Nationalist Party (PN) candidate leader Chris Said where he called for the reintroduction of...

NGO claims ‘onslaught on infertile couples’ in Maltese song video

The Malta Infertility Network expressed outrage at what it described as am "onslaught on infertile couples" in a video of a Maltese song. In a statement, the network said it cannot but stress the...

Migration trends shifting across Mediterranean region

At the height of Europe’s recent migration crisis, more than 7,000 people landed every day on the Greek islands that face Turkey. Orange life-vests covered the beaches of northern Lesbos, while...

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PN has abandoned the concept of ‘Religio et Patria’ – Frank Portelli

Why did you decide to run for the PN leadership? I feel that the party is in dire straits, and it needs someone to come in, unify the party, and put it back on track. The party is being led by...

Beach thefts remain an issue but appear to be declining

Personal effects being stolen from Malta’s beaches is still a problem but, compared to previous years, there has been a reduction in the number of items reported as being stolen. With the summer...

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TMIS Editorial: ‘Navis non grata’: government takes the right stand

The government is to be commended for the stance it took yesterday when it denied entry and cooperation with a ship belonging to an anti-immigrant organisation. It was only a matter of time...

Immigration remains the most important issue to Maltese citizens

Immigration was identified as the most important issue facing Malta, according to a European Commission survey. The survey, entitled Life in the European Union, which was published on Friday, selected...

‘ISIS is the enemy of Islam and Muslims’ – Imam El Sadi on behalf of Muslim community in Malta

The terrorist organisation known as ISIS are enemies of Islam and Muslims, Imam Mohammad El Sadi wrote in a press release reacting to the terrorist attack in Barcelona on Friday which left 34 people...

22-year-old sentenced to one year jail for dealing cannabis close to area frequented by youths

A 22-year-old Somalian man has been sentenced to one year imprisonment after pleading guilty to dealing cannabis within 100m of a club frequented by young people. Abdiqani Mahad Mohammed was also...

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