The Malta Independent 20 August 2017, Sunday

Malta issuing International Arrest Warrant for man involved in forced abortion

The Maltese police are issuing an International Arrest Warrant for the partner of a woman who had her baby forcibly aborted last April allegedly by him and three accomplices, a police spokesperson has...

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...

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...

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‘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...

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...

Commitment to fighting corruption – Adrian Delia, PN leader hopeful

Nationalist Party (PN) leader candidate Adrian Delia spoke of his commitment should he be elevted leader to fighting corruption in a message to the councillors, paid up members and other committee...

Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion

A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort, as...

Maltese students second-least likely to go into post-compulsory education

Maltese students are the European Union’s second-least likely to take their studies further past the non- compulsory stage, according to figures released by Eurostat. According to the...

PN proposals on Parliament work listed in PL manifesto – government

Most of the proposals made by the Nationalist Party on the workings of Parliament were included in the Labour Party manifesto, the government said in a statement. Replying to a list of proposals...

Updated: Government denies entry to Defend Europe vessel because of ‘everything it stands for’

NGOs today commended the Government of Malta’s stand against the far right group Defend Europe by refusing to allow the C-Star to enter Malta.  Under the deceptive premise of ‘saving...

Finland stabbings 'a likely terror act;' ties to Spain eyed

The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was...

Valletta does not have the luxury of cities like Paris and Rome - Konrad Buhagiar

The Phoenicia Hotel and its surrounding grounds was the latest large scale project AP finished. Could you tell us more about it? We always sold the project on the basis of the fact that we were...

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