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Malta's Joseph Muscat: The fall of a prime minister

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By: Céline SCHMITT | Wassim Cornet | Mathilde BÉNÉZET
6 min

In Malta, the Labour Party has chosen Robert Abela to be the country's new prime minister. He'll replace Joseph Muscat, who was forced to resign following widespread anger over his perceived efforts to protect friends and allies from a probe into the 2017 assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Mathilde Bénézet, Céline Schmitt and Wassim Cornet take a look back at the scandal that brought down the Maltese premier.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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