Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's announcement comes after the departure of several major allies. His government has run aground on questions about the 2017 death of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb last October. The final words on her blog were: "There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate."