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Bulgaria's Jan-Oct New Light Commercial Vehicle Registrations Rise.

Registrations of new light commercial vehicles in Bulgaria rose by 21.9% year-on-year to 4,653 in the first 10 months of 2017, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, ACEA, said on Thursday, quoted by See News. In October alone, new light commercial vehicles registrations in Bulgaria increased by 6.5% on the year ...

- Novinite - BG

Family of murdered Malta journalist to sue police.

The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, killed by a car bomb on 16 October, has taken legal action against the police, alleging the investigation of the murder is neither impartial nor independent. Malta's deputy commissioner Silvio Valletta, whose wife is a senior member of the government, is ...

- EU Observer - EU

Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's family sue police.

Daphne Caruana Galizia's family wants the senior officer overseeing the investigation to be removed.

- BBC - UK

Three countries pull out of medicines agency Brexit race.

Croatia, Ireland and Malta have pulled out of the race to host the European Medicines Agency ahead of a complex ballot later on Monday to pick the new home for the agency as Britain leaves the bloc. That leaves 16 cities competing to host the London-based EMA. Ireland is still in the race to host the European Banking ...

- EU Observer - EU

The 25 countries around the world where same-sex marriage is legal.

Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images 2017 has been a big year for LGBTQI rights. Both Malta and Germany legalized same-sex marriage and, this week, Australia made big strides towards doing so as well. In a nation-wide postal poll, 61.6% of Australian voters said they were in favor of same-sex marriage, ensuring the federal ...

- Business Insider - US

MEPs adopt resolution on rule of law in Malta.

The European Parliament adopted Wednesday a resolution calling for an independent investigation on the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The text, presented by five groups from left and right, calls on the European Commission to look into the situation of the rule of law in Malta as well as on tax evasion ...

- EU Observer - EU

MEPs point finger at Malta.

The European Parliament debated shady deals and rule of law in Malta after the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, while the Commission wanted to avoid a "political fight".

- EU Observer - EU

Finn used used millions to rescue Maltese bank.

New Paradise Paper revelations by Finnish public broadcaster Yle showed that the chairman of Finnish lift and escalator firm Kone, Antti Herlin, spent €3 million to help rescue the failing Finnish-owned bank named Nemea registered in Malta. In return, the bank sold Herlin land west of Helsinki in a real estate deal, Yle ...

- EU Observer - EU

EU states sign military cooperation pact.

Twenty-three EU member states signed an agreement on Monday to set up a so-called 'Permanent Structured Cooperation' in order to deepen military cooperation, such as creating joint reaction forces or the purchase of military equipment. Five countries - Denmark, Ireland, Malta, Portugal and the UK - have not joined the ...

- EU Observer - EU

Military integration on EU agenda This WEEK.

Military cooperation and rule of law will in Poland and Malta top the EU agenda this week, as Europe also hosts global talks on climate change.

- EU Observer - EU

Military integration on EU agenda This WEEK.

Military cooperation and rule of law will in Poland and Malta top the EU agenda this week, as Europe also hosts global talks on climate change.

- EU Observer - EU

A Journalist's Death Highlights Obstacles for Maltese Press

Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist who was killed by a car bomb. The Malta Independent. A Journalist's Death Highlights Obstacles for Maltese Press October 18, 2017While murders are unusual, Malta's journalists have faced a number of other constraints on their work.

- Freedom House - US

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