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Malta calls for regional approach to migrant arrivals

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Malta's prime minister called for a regional approach to tackle the flood of African immigrants landing on the shores on the tiny island after meeting EU and Libyan officials on Thursday.Full story

Malta rules out legal action against former EU Commissioner

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Malta does not have enough evidence to start criminal proceedings against former EU Health Commissioner John Dalli in a bribery case, Malta's Police Commissioner Peter Paul Zammit said on Monday. Full story

Analysis: Malta unlikely to follow Cyprus into crisis

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Cyprus and Malta have a lot in common: Mediterranean islands enjoying 10 months of sunshine a year, they joined the European Union in 2004, use the euro and have banking sectors that dwarf their economies. Full story

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Somali would-be immigrants sit on the deck of an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat after arriving at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour
Somali would-be immigrants sit on the deck of an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat after arriving at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour

Somali would-be immigrants sit on the deck of an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat after arriving at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour late July 27, 2013. One hundred and twelve Somali immigrants were rescued by the AFM from a drifting rubber dinghy 34 naut

Somali would-be immigrants disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour
Somali would-be immigrants disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour

Somali would-be immigrants disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour late July 27, 2013. One hundred and twelve Somali immigrants were rescued by the AFM from a drifting rubber dinghy 34 nautical miles south of

Somali would-be immigrants wait to disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour
Somali would-be immigrants wait to disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour

Somali would-be immigrants wait to disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour late July 27, 2013. One hundred and twelve Somali immigrants were rescued by the AFM from a drifting rubber dinghy 34 nautical miles

A Somali would-be immigrant helps an ill colleague disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour
A Somali would-be immigrant helps an ill colleague disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour

A Somali would-be immigrant helps an ill colleague disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at the AFM Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta's Marsamxett Harbour late July 27, 2013. One hundred and twelve Somali immigrants were rescued by the AFM from a drifting rubber dinghy 34