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Valletta — Maltese authorities announced Monday they had arrested 10 people in connection with the murder of a prominent journalist and anti-corruption campaigner. Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed in a car bomb attack on October 16, was one of the Mediterranean island’s most prominent public figures thanks to a widely read blog she used to campaign against corruption. Her most explosive reports included allegations that members of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s inner circle benefited from kickbacks. But the 53-year-old also focused attention on alleged murky behaviour by prominent opposition and business figures. The prime minister said a joint team of police, military and security services made the arrests following a near seven-week investigation carried out with help from the FBI, Europol and Finnish intelligence. Caruana Galizia’s murder triggered an outpouring of grief on Malta and an outcry over press freedom. It also turned an unflattering spotlight on the EU country’s ...

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