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Catalonia disaster: Sacked ministers held by Madrid court docket

Catalonia crisis: Sacked ministers held by Madrid court Eight sacked Catalan ministers have been remanded in custody by a Spanish excessive court docket choose over the area’s push for independence. Prosecutors had requested the choose to detain eight of the 9 former regional authorities members who turned up for questioning in Madrid. They’re accused of rise up, sedition and misuse of public funds. The prosecutor requested the choose to problem

New York truck assault: Suspect 'impressed by Islamic State'

New York truck attack: Suspect 'inspired by Islamic State' Media playback is unsupported in your machine The person accused of killing eight individuals in New York by driving a truck down a cycle lane was impressed by the Islamic State (IS) group, police say. New York Police’s Deputy Commissioner John Miller stated that notes in Arabic claiming the assault on behalf of IS have been recovered from the scene of

Catalan independence: Sacked chief Puigdemont 'not looking for asylum'

Catalan independence: Sacked leader Puigdemont 'not seeking asylum' Media playback is unsupported in your system Catalonia’s sacked President Carles Puigdemont says he has not travelled to Belgium to hunt asylum. He has appeared in public in Brussels with a number of colleagues after declaring independence from Spain final week. Spain’s central authorities has taken direct management of Catalonia and sacked officers, following the area’s banned independence referendum. Mr Puigdemont mentioned

Trump adviser George Papadopoulos lied about Russian hyperlinks

Trump adviser George Papadopoulos lied about Russian links An election marketing campaign adviser to Donald Trump has pleaded responsible to mendacity to the FBI concerning the timing of conferences with alleged go-betweens for Russia. George Papadopoulos admitted the talks occurred whereas he labored for Mr Trump, not earlier than, court docket papers present. He mentioned he had been informed the Russians possessed “dust” on Hillary Clinton. The fees are the

Catalonia independence: Enormous Barcelona pro-Spain rally

Catalonia independence: Huge Barcelona pro-Spain rally Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Tons of of 1000’s have attended a rally for Spanish unity in Barcelona after Catalonia was stripped of its autonomy for declaring independence. A lot of these protesting within the area’s largest metropolis chanted that sacked Catalan chief Carles Puigdemont needs to be jailed. Mr Puigdemont was dismissed as Spain’s central authorities took management of Catalan establishments.

Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont vows to withstand takeover

Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont vows to resist takeover Sacked Catalan chief Carles Puigdemont has referred to as for “democratic opposition” to direct rule from Madrid. He condemned the suspension of Catalonia’s autonomy and promised to proceed to “work to construct a free nation”. He made the decision in a pre-recorded TV deal with to Catalans broadcast on Saturday afternoon. The Spanish authorities has stripped Catalonia of its autonomy and brought

Catalonia independence: Rajoy dissolves Catalan parliament

Catalonia independence: Rajoy dissolves Catalan parliament Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is dissolving the Catalan parliament and calling snap elections after MPs there voted to declare independence. Mr Rajoy stated the unprecedented imposition of direct rule on Catalonia was important to “get better normality”. He’s additionally firing Catalan chief Carles Puigdemont and his cupboard. The disaster started when Catalonia held an independence referendum,

Catalan disaster: Regional MPs debate Spain takeover bid

Catalan crisis: Regional MPs debate Spain takeover bid Media playback is unsupported in your machine Catalonia’s parliament is debating the regional authorities’s push for independence, a day earlier than Spain is predicted to reassert management. Catalan chief Carles Puigdemont opted to not name regional elections as a approach of breaking the impasse with Madrid, asking MPs to debate the best way ahead. The Spanish authorities plans to strip Mr Puigdemont

Kenya's repeat election will get inexperienced gentle after courtroom collapses

Kenya's repeat election gets green light after court collapses Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Kenya will maintain a controversial repeat presidential election on Thursday as deliberate, the top of the election fee has introduced. Uhuru Kenyatta, who’s looking for a second time period, gained in August however the ballot is being held once more over irregularities. Amid stories of unrest, he urged Kenyans to vote and stay peaceable.

Bob Corker says Trump 'completely untruthful president'

Bob Corker says Trump 'utterly untruthful president' Media playback is unsupported in your machine Influential Republican Senator Bob Corker has unleashed a blistering assault on US President Donald Trump, calling him “completely untruthful”. In a collection of tv interviews, Mr Corker accused the president of mendacity, including that he debased the US and weakened its world standing. Mr Trump fired again on Twitter, calling the Tennessee senator a “light-weight” who