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Europol to help probe Maltese journalist murder

VALLETTA: Three investigators from Europol will be travelling to Malta to help the investigation into the murder of Maltese journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia, police said on Thursday. Investigators on the island are already being assisted by FBI officers and Dutch forensic police. The move to involve the European Union's Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, whose officers are expected to touch down before the end of the week, comes following pressure from the European Parliament.…

Anti-corruption blogger killed by huge bomb in Malta

VALLETTA: Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car, police said, in a case that stunned the small Mediterranean island. Caruana Galizia, 53, ran a hugely popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted cases of alleged high-level corruption targeting politicians from across party lines. “There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate,” she wrote in a blog published on her site just half an hour before an…