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Queen wraps up nostalgic Malta visit with boat trip
Queen wraps up nostalgic Malta visit with boat trip

Queen Elizabeth II prepared for an action-packed final day of a state visit to Malta, including a picturesque boat trip around the Mediterranean island she once called home.

Queen wraps up nostalgic Malta visit with boat trip
Rakhat Aliyev ©Tengrinews
Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev

Magistrate in Malta has ruled that the criminal complaint against Rakhat Aliyev filed by two Kazakh bodyguards alleging torture cannot be investigated by Maltese police.

Maltese court says their police has no jurisdiction to investigate torture claims against Rakhat Aliyev
Prince William shows off his table football skills in Malta
Prince William shows off his table football skills in Malta

Prince William revealed his competitive side, challenging youngsters in Malta to a game of table football and a quick round on the Play Station.

Prince William shows off his table football skills in Malta
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Pregnant Kate cancels Malta trip due to morning sickness

Prince William will take the place of his wife Kate for a visit to Malta this weekend because she is suffering from acute morning sickness.

Pregnant Kate cancels Malta trip due to morning sickness
Malta gets new female president
Malta gets new female president

Malta's Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca was on Friday sworn in as the island state's ninth president after being named by the prime minister and approved by parliament.

Malta gets new female president
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo courtesy of azattyq.org
Rakhat Aliyev left Malta in summer 2013: police

Rakhat Aliyev left Malta back in summer 2013.

Rakhat Aliyev left Malta in summer 2013: police
Rakhat Aliyev. Still-frame from youtube video
EU not competent to investigate Kazakhstan's Aliyev

When asked to get Eurojust and Europol investigate Aliyev, Commissioner Malmstrom says that EU lacks legal framework to investigate cross-border money laundering cases.

EU not competent to investigate Kazakhstan's Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev. Photo courtesy of azattyq.org
Inaction of Austrian, German and Maltese authorities against Rakhat Aliyev may damage public confidence to EU justice

Claude Turmes, a member of the European Parliament, is concerned that inaction of European authorities on mounting serious accusations against Aliyev could undermine public confidence to EU justice.

Inaction of Austrian, German and Maltese authorities against Rakhat Aliyev may damage public confidence to EU justice
Rakhat Aliyev. ©youtube.com
Rakhat Aliyev applies for Cypriot citizenship

Rakhat Aliyev has applied for Cypriot citizenship.

Rakhat Aliyev applies for Cypriot citizenship
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Six countries sign US pacts in fight against tax fraud

The United States has signed anti-tax fraud pacts with six countries and territories including some considered tax havens, the US Treasury Department said Thursday.

Six countries sign US pacts in fight against tax fraud
Rakhat Aliyev.
Rakhat Aliyev eyeing Cypriot citizenship

Rakhat Aliyev intends to obtain the citizenship of Cyprus: German lawyer Lothar de Maiziere.

Rakhat Aliyev eyeing Cypriot citizenship
Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos talks to European Union Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn (R). ©Reuters/Francois Lenoir
Eurozone warns Spain, Italy to deliver on commitments

The eurozone Friday warned five countries led by Spain and Italy to deliver on promises to hit deficit and debt targets in national spending plans next year.

Eurozone warns Spain, Italy to deliver on commitments
Rakhat Aliyev. ©youtube.com
No Maltese passport for Rakhat Aliyev says Malta PM

Rakhat Aliyev won't be able to get a Maltese passport even through the Individual Investor Program.

No Maltese passport for Rakhat Aliyev says Malta PM
Rakhat Aliyev. ©youtube.com
Rakhat Aliyev no longer has Austrian passport

Austrian authorities have cancelled Rakhat Aliyev’s passport.

Rakhat Aliyev no longer has Austrian passport
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Morocco unveils scheme to recognise illegal immigrants

Morocco has unveiled details of an "exceptional operation" to give official papers to some of its 25,000-40,000 illegal immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa, many of whom hope to reach Europe.

Morocco unveils scheme to recognise illegal immigrants
Satzhan Ibrayev and Petr Afanasenko. ©СNN
Malta’s police reluctant to initiate a case against Rakhat Aliyev

According to Malta Today, Petr Afanasenko and Satzhan Ibrayev, the two bodyguards, turned to Malta’s police requesting to initiate investigation into Rakhat Aliyev’s actions, alleging he had applied tortures to them.

Malta’s police reluctant to initiate a case against Rakhat Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev. youtube.com still frame
Malta OK with Aliyev using fake number plates?

Kazakhstan's ex-Ambassador to Austria accused of double murder and tortures is driving around Malta with fake number plates

Malta OK with Aliyev using fake number plates?
Rakhat Aliyev. Snapshot of youtube.com video
Germany investigates Aliyev and his father-in-law

Prosecutors of German Krefeld have launched their own investigation against Kazakhstan tycoon-on-the-run Rakhat Aliyev.

Germany investigates Aliyev and his father-in-law
U.S. congressman calls to investigate Rakhat Aliyev
U.S. congressman calls to investigate Rakhat Aliyev

American congressman Brad Sherman has called the European Commission to investigate into the allegations of human rights violations against Rakhat Aliyev.

U.S. congressman calls to investigate Rakhat Aliyev
Rakhat Aliyev. ©REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
Rakhat Aliyev fears kidnapping

Rakhat Aliyev said in an interview to the European media he was ready to appear in Austrian court but feared of being kidnapped.

Rakhat Aliyev fears kidnapping