The Malta Independent 24 January 2020, Friday

Police chief: ‘Bottom line remains exactly the same – he hires, he fires’, former ECHR judge says

While the new mechanism for the appointment of the Police Commissioner has the appearance of reducing the “totalitarian powers hitherto enjoyed by Prime Ministers” – which is a...

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Transparency International report says corruption ‘undermining’ Malta

Malta’s rule of law received another blow on Thursday when Transparency International warned that corruption is "undermining" it and "weakening democracy". A day after The Economic...

Edward Scicluna must shoulder responsibility for his decisions – NGO

Edward Scicluna spent 15 months evading questions by activists concerning his decision to appoint Silvio Valletta as a member of the Board of Governors of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit...

Azzopardi contends Speaker cannot censure MPs for something said outside the House

Nationalist MP Jason Azzopardi has appealed a ruling given by the Speaker of the House of Representatives in which he was found prima facie guilty of a breach of privilege. He is...

World leaders rally in Jerusalem against anti-Semitism

Dozens of world leaders descended upon Jerusalem on Thursday for the largest-ever gathering focused on commemorating the Holocaust and combating modern-day anti-Semitism. Russian President...

Pope at audience: Give migrants the same hospitality St Paul received in Malta

Pope Francis urged men and women of goodwill to promote and practice a culture of welcome, especially towards vulnerable migrants in search of a better life. He decried recent government policies that...

Daphne public inquiry - Mario Cutajar attended Security Committee meetings, MSS head says

The public inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia continues today....

Civil Service heads have served as secretaries to the Security Committee since 2001

The Head of the Civil Service has occupied the role of Secretary of the Security Committee since 2001, his office said this evening. ...

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