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Spain urges Catalonia secessionists to obey Madrid

Added: 22.10.2017 12:01 | 11 views | 0 comments

The Spanish government has urged Catalonians to accept direct control from Madrid and ignore instructions from the restive region's secessionist leadership once it has been removed from power.


Syrians build new lives in post-conflict Abkhazia

Added: 22.10.2017 11:53 | 5 views | 0 comments

When the Syrian war began, the government of Abkhazia moved to bring ethnically Abkhaz-Syrians back to their homeland.


Trump to allow release of classified JFK documents

Added: 22.10.2017 11:04 | 11 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump has decided not to block the release of a final batch of thousands of classified government documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Trump announced on Twitter on Saturday morning. "Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened," Trump wrote. The release of the information being held in secret at the National Archives -- including several thousand never-before-seen documents -- was mandated to occur by this Thursday under a 1992 law that sought to quell conspiracy theories about the assassination. Trump has the power to block the...

Exclusive: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans

Added: 22.10.2017 10:31 | 4 views | 0 comments

Rohingya Muslims who return to Myanmar after fleeing to Bangladesh are unlikely to be able to reclaim their land, and may find their crops have been harvested and sold by the government, according to officials and plans seen by Reuters.


Malta offers 1 million euros for info on investigative reporter's death

Added: 22.10.2017 10:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

Malta's government offered a one-million euro ($1.2 million) reward Saturday for information to help solve the brutal murder of journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia.


A sense of claustrophobia pervades Iraq's Fallujah

Added: 22.10.2017 9:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Strictly controlled government checkpoint has severely curbed freedom of movement, residents say.


Prison officers to wear body cameras to 'transform prisons into places of safety'

Added: 22.10.2017 9:27 | 12 views | 0 comments

Prison officers will wear body-mounted cameras as part of a £3 million drive to improve safety in jails, the Government has announced.

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Woman left debilitated by vaginal mesh implant calls for investigation after ministers dismissed need for inquiry

Added: 22.10.2017 9:14 | 11 views | 0 comments

A woman in left chronic pain after having a vaginal mesh implant is urging the government to do more to investigate manufacturers after senior ministers dismissed the need for a public inquiry.

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Government to crack down on gazumping with new plans to make buying a house 'cheaper, faster and less stressful'

Added: 22.10.2017 9:06 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Government wants to tackle sharp practices including gazumping with a new plan to make buying and selling a home "cheaper, faster and less stressful".

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For some Chinese dissidents, party congress means a paid 'vacation'

Added: 22.10.2017 4:33 | 7 views | 0 comments

Hu Jia, a well-known Chinese dissident who lives in Beijing, says he had hoped to go to the southeastern city of Xiamen for his government-sponsored holiday, but state security officials said no.


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