“We must not turn this into a clash of civilisations that will put off the moderate elements of Islam from further integrating in society.”

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat speaking in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Paris against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in which 12 people were killed.

“These terrorists and extremists hi­jacked Islam, the religion of peace, for their personal agenda and interests.”

Laiq Ahmed Atif, president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, on the jihadists who carried out the Paris atrocity.

“A clear win for democracy in Malta.”

The Coalition for the Abolition of Spring Hunting, after the Constitutional Court gave the green light for the spring hunting referendum to be held this year.

“The main message I want to send out today is that the PN is able and ready to renew itself to provide an alternative government.”

PN leader Simon Busuttil after he reshuffled his shadow Cabinet and relegated all but three former ministers to the backbenches.

“We do not know who to go to for a travel visa to Libya given there are two competing embassies.”

A Maltese businessman on the precarious situation in Libya.

“Sexual offences cannot be treated as if they are a minor crime just because the individual happens to be a footballer.”

Social worker Andrew Azzopardi on the controversy surrounding Ched Evans possible return to football.

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