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November 1, 2017 10:35 PM Asylum seekers barricaded in Papua New Guinea camp call for aid

SYDNEY: Asylum seekers refusing to leave a detention centre in Papua New Guinea began digging wells on Thursday to try find water as their food supplies dwindled, in a stand-off that human rights groups warn could become a humanitarian crisis. Australia and PNG are trying to close the Manus Island centre, one of two remote Pacific camps that Canberra 162

October 30, 2017 12:10 PM Spanish attorney general says Catalan separatist leaders should be tried for rebellion, but no arrest orders

BARCELONA (NYTIMES) - The Spanish attorney general said on Monday (Oct 30) that Mr Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan leader, and other top regional officials should be prosecuted for rebellion after illegally declaring independence from Spain. The attorney general, Mr Jose Manuel Maza, stopped short of ordering the immediate arrest of Mr Puigdemont 123

October 30, 2017 8:49 AM Catalan leader could face arrest and 30 years in prison for 'rebellion'

The ousted president of Catalonia's pro-independence government could face arrest on Monday and up to 30 years in prison if found guilty of "rebellion." Carles Puigdemont was deprived of power following the Spanish region's declaration of independence Friday, after a month of escalating tensions with the national government in Madrid. Spain's government 129

October 29, 2017 10:49 AM Latest: Demonstration due to begin in Barcelona against Catalonia's breakaway from Spain

.Update 10.45am: A huge demonstration is due to begin in Barcelona at 11am against Catalonia's planned breakaway from Spain. Madrid has imposed direct rule on the region and called early elections after its Parliament finally declared independence on Friday. Its President Carles Puigdemont has been removed from office but his deputy insists he's still 120

October 21, 2017 10:56 AM German police detain suspect in Munich knife attack

BERLIN: A man injured four people with a knife in the German city of Munich on Saturday (Oct 21) and police detained a suspect matching descriptions by witnesses. Police had urged people in the Bavarian capital to stay home after a man on a black bicycle injured the four and attempted to stab two others. Five men and one woman were attacked, Munich police 53

October 20, 2017 11:17 AM Elderly passenger tosses coins into plane's engine, grounding flight at China airport

SHANGHAI: She was flying Lucky Air, but that wasn't enough for an elderly Chinese woman who tossed coins at the jet's engine to wish for a safe flight, prompting authorities to detain her and ground the flight. The incident occurred on Wednesday (Oct 19) at the airport in the city of Anqing in eastern China's Anhui province, according to authorities 117

October 13, 2017 3:01 PM Zamihan to be freed today, lawyer confirms

Muslim preacher Zamihan Mat Zin will be released from police detention today.— YouTube screenshotKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 ― Muslim preacher Zamihan Mat Zin who is under investigation for sedition will be released from police detention today, his lawyer Fakhrul Azman Abu Hasan told Malay Mail Online. Fakhrul Azman said the police’s request to extend the remand 41

October 1, 2017 11:54 PM Catalan Government Says Independence Wins With 90 Per Cent Of Votes

In a press briefing, regional government spokesman Jordi Turull said 2.02 million Catalans voted "yes" to the question: "Do you want Catalonia to become an independent state in the form of a republic?" Barcelona: Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont said the region won the right to break away from Spain, with his government claiming on Monday that 90 percent 41

October 1, 2017 9:00 PM Over 460 hurt in clashes as police block Catalan vote

BARCELONA • Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations in Catalonia yesterday, as thousands flooded the streets to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid. Over 460 people were injured in clashes, Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau said, as police cracked down on what the Spanish central government 38

October 1, 2017 8:21 PM Scores hurt as riot police crack down on banned Catalan vote

BARCELONA: Spanish riot police used batons and rubber bullets to storm polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday (Oct 1), triggering clashes as thousands turned out to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid. At least 92 people were confirmed injured in clashes out of a total of 465 who went to hospital, emergency services said, as police cracked 36