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Suspect Jamie Vella (C), one of two men accused of having supplied the bomb which killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, wearing full protective clothing as he is currently COVID-19 positive, is escorted out of the back entrance of the law courts after his arraignment in Valletta, Malta, February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Suspected bombmakers accused of complicity in Malta journalist’s murder

Two men suspected of supplying the bomb that killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia faced formal charges in a late-night court appearance under heavy security by armed police.
Prosecutors in Malta charged two men on Wednesday with supplying the bomb used to kill journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Two men charged with supplying bomb that killed Maltese journalist

Prosecutors in Malta charged two men on Wednesday with supplying the bomb used to kill journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Vince Muscat, one of three men accused of murdering Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after changing his plea to guilty.

Man handed 15-year prison sentence for murder of Maltese journalist

Vince Muscat, one of three men accused of murdering Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after changing his plea to guilty.
Malta’s ruling Labour Party was due Saturday to elect a new leader, with the winner set to take over as prime minister from incumbent Joseph Muscat.

Malta’s ruling party elects new leader

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Sources told AFP that police called the chief of staff, Keith Schembri, in for questioning on Tuesday after his name was mentioned by the main suspect in the case, Yorgen Fenech, who was arrested last week.

Maltese premier’s chief of staff resigns over murder case

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Wednesday his chief of staff had resigned amid an ongoing probe into the murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Maltese national Yorgen Fenech was detained on his yacht at dawn as he tried to leave Malta the day after an alleged middleman was offered a pardon if he identified the assassination’s mastermind, the source said.

Police: Businessman arrested over journalist murder

Malta police on Wednesday arrested a businessman in connection with the 2017 murder of investigative journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, a police source told AFP.

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