Last Updated 31 | 08 | 2014 at 08:07


The Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) monitored a demonstration in Kharkiv attended by approximately 400 supporters of Ukraine’s unity in front of the Consulate of the Russian Federation on 28 August...Read More >>

  • UPDATE 2: Uprising by the immigrants detained at Naxxar

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 17:08

    New reports have reached the website regarding the ongoing situation at the Naxxar building which is acting as a quarantine and detention centre for immigrants. Reportedly, the immigrants will now be detained for a further 72 hours until they get full medical clearance...
  • Russian authorities must end impunity for attacks on journalists, says OSCE Representative following another attack in Pskov

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 16:02

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today called for the Russian authoities to fully investigate and prosecute all attacks on journalist following an attack against journalist Lev Schlosberg in Pskov, in western Russia.
  • UPDATE: Uprising by the immigrants detained at Naxxar

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 15:49

    Reports have reached our website that the detained immigrants who are also quarantined because most of them have not been looked at by hospital officials are crying out "Thank you Malta but we want freedom." The Acting Police Commissioner is still onsite. More...
  • Uprising by the immigrants detained at Naxxar

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 15:14

    Currently, at the Centre for Ballot Counting in Naxxar, an uprising is taking place by a number of immigrants who in the last hours were detained and quarantined in Naxxar until given medical clearance by the authorities. The reasons behind these protests are still...
  • Realistic rules required for Frontex Plus

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 14:26

    Statement issued by Miriam Dalli MEP The MEP Miriam Dalli said that while the Frontex Plus initiative seems a step in the right direction, it needs to be based on defined and realistic rules. She added that if the European Union wants to resolve the situation of...
  • A Biennial Collaborative Agreement in The Health Sector Signed Between Malta and The World Health Organisation

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:55

    tor for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab signed a Biennial Collaborative Agreement in the Health Sector between Malta and the World Health Organisation (WHO).  The ceremony took place in WHO European Regional Office in Copenhagen during an official visit by Dr Fearne.
  • UPDATE: New Detention Centre in Naxxar?

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:10

    It has been confirmed that immigrants are being detained in Naxxar in keeping with the promise that was made ​​by the Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat in his speech on the occasion of  Jum il-Helsien when he said he would ensure that children received on Thursday at the...
  • Elderly woman in critical condition after accident in Marsaxlokk

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 12:37

    79-year-old female Marsaxlokk resident is in critical condition after being involved in a traffic accident in Triq Zejtun, Marsaxlokk and suffering severe injuries. The police immediately went to the scene where a preliminary investigation revealed that while the woman...
  • New Detention Centre in Naxxar Grounds?

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 12:20

    UPDATE: It has been confirmed by a representative of the government that 98 people, children along with their families are being kept at the Trade Fair grounds in Naxxar. Earlier: Sources close to have expressed their concerns regarding detention vans seen...
  • Inauguration of the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival (VIVA) 2014

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 11:56

    VIVA - the Valletta International Visual Arts Festival 2014 was inaugurated today by Hon. Owen Bonnici MP - Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government. The festival was opened with the unveiling of three main works, Żieme by Austin Camilleri, Power Exchange by...