Quotes of the week
“The era of dictators is over.”
President Emeritus Eddie Fenech Adami saying that although democracy is not ingrained in Libyan society, change would come, as the time for tyrants to rule with an iron fist was up.
“Gaddafi was like a recurring nightmare... I can finally sleep in peace.”
Libyan businessman Nasser al Ouzi, who sought refuge in Malta, reacting to news of Muammar Gaddafi’s death.
“Hold it to use as a concealed weapon during the election.”
RTK radio journalist Sabrina Agius giving Labour leader Joseph Muscat inside information in a series of private e-mails that have been made public.
“This is a clear case of theft.”
Labour leader Joseph Muscat insisting the private e-mails with Ms Agius had been hacked, not leaked.
“Party loyalty is not an excuse to ride roughshod over everyone.”
Nationalist MP Franco Debono insisting he will abstain from the parliamentary no-confidence vote in Transport Minister Austin Gatt in connection with the bus reform, as ministers are accountable to the public.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton thanking Malta for its exceptional response to the Arab Spring when it helped evacuate US citizens from Libya when the conflict started.