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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Joseph Muscat

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Explainer: Why is Malta's prime minister standing down over the murder of a journalist?
There have been weeks of protests against Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.
# Daphne Galizia
MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe
Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb in 2017.
# immigration debate
Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock
For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.
Eight arrested over murder of Maltese investigative journalist who was killed in car bomb
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the arrests in a statement this morning.
# substantial reward
'We don't want a reward, we want you to resign': Murdered journalist's sons tell Malta PM to quit
“The Prime Minister asked for our endorsement. This is how he can get it: show political responsibility and resign.”
# boat people
Malta refuses entry to 102 rescued refugees (including four pregnant women and a baby)
Pressure to rescue the migrants came from the European Commission earlier today.