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Opposition leader Busuttil speaks to crowd outside PM's office in Valletta on Sunday (Photo: Alan Carville)

Malta PM battles for survival after Panama leak

Thousands of people poured into Malta’s capital city, Valletta, on Sunday (10 April) in a show of anger over revelations in the Panama Papers that top government figures had created shady offshore entities.

Chanting “barra, barra”, which means “out, out”, and carrying placards with the same word in Malta’s two official languages, English and Maltese, they called for the resignation of prime minister Joseph Muscat, his chief of staff, businessman Keith Schembri, and his minister for ene...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Opposition leader Busuttil speaks to crowd outside PM's office in Valletta on Sunday (Photo: Alan Carville)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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