The Malta Independent 20 February 2017, Monday


Pope says migration isn't a danger, it's a challenge for growth

Friday, 17 February 2017, 15:54 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Pope Francis, who was reunited Friday with one of the Syrian refugees he brought home with him from Lesbos, Greece, said migrants don't pose a danger to Europe's culture but rather a challenge for...

22 die in road accidents in 2016, 1,853 injured - NSO

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 11:23 Last update: about 18 days ago

During the fourth quarter of 2016 there were five traffic fatalities, the NSO said. The number of reported traffic accidents in the fourth quarter reached 3,392, down by 9.0 per cent over the...

Average asylum seeker earns just €4,823 per year - report

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 11:18 Last update: about 18 days ago Julian Bonnici

The average asylum seeker earns €4,823 per year, falling well below Malta’s 2014 at-risk-of-poverty threshold of €7,672, and even further when comparing it to the €24,730 Maltese...

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