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[Belgium, Malta] Dalli stands his ground, claims tobacco industry conspiracy

John Dalli, Malta’s EU Commissioner until he was forced to resign on Tuesday, yesterday came out fighting against what he says was his forced resignation from the European Commission in a bid to kill off the EU’s upcoming tobacco directive, he said yeste
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 21, 2012 20:52
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

But that latter charge is now time-barred by Maltese law. ...While Zammit was charged with bribery in December 2012 – two months after the Attorney General was given the OLAF report – Kimberley was never charged. But it was clear to police who read the O
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 14:17
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[Europe, Malta] Tobacco smuggling shoots up by 28 per cent

The amount of tobacco smuggled into Malta grew by some 28 per cent last year, costing the Treasury about €10 million in lost revenue, an EU-wide report seen by the Sunday Times of Malta has estimated.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:59
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate suspect files Belgian criminal complaint

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting bribes, wants snus lobbyist investigated over illegal phone recording
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:39
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli still refuses to explain ‘charity’ visit to Bahamas

where he spent a weekend two days after his former canvasser Silvio Zammit was interviewed by the EU’s anti-fraud agency Olaf. Mr Dalli was made to resign from his appointment as EU Health Commissioner after the Olaf report found “unambiguous circumstant
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 29, 2015 15:52
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli insists OLAF report a ‘fraud’ in reaction to Kessler interview

Kessler taunts former European Commissioner with suggestion that Dalli has never taken to task Silvio Zammit for soliciting a bribe that cost him his career: “He has been very proactive to denounce everybody... but not Silvio Zammit. What would you do if
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 22, 2015 16:09
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli seeks to confront Kessler during parliamentary committee

Dalli has asked Speaker Anglu Farrugia permission to confront OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler when he is called to give evidence before the parliamentary privileges committee. Kessler, currently in Malta, has been asked by the Nationalist opposition to testif
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli vs Barroso explained

Were you confused by the legal wrangling during the Dalli vs Barroso hearings in Luxembourg last week? You’re not alone, as even the judges seemed frustrated by some of the lawyers’ ‘nuances’. Mark Micallef breaks down the more salient blows.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 15, 2014 05:44
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[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: EU must reveal all tobacco meetings ($$)

One key point to emerge is the emphasis of Mr Barroso on the impropriety of the undeclared meetings that Mr Dalli had with the tobacco industry. He also made the point that had Mr Dalli stayed on, in the lack of a convincing explanation for the allegati
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:14
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli reacts to court hearings, hits out at Barroso, says Olaf was submissive to the tobacco industry

During his testimony, Mr Dalli said, Mr Barroso admitted that the Secretary General Catherine Day was in communication with OLAF about the progress of its report. He stated that Ms Day reported to him, days before the report was handed to him that the co
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:00
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