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The U.N. Needs $434 Million to Respond to the World’s Fastest Growing Refugee Crisis

Published on TIME.com: Top World Stories. U.N. agencies convene Monday in Geneva to request a sum of $434 million to fund a massive emergency response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in eastern Bangladesh, where nearly 600,000 people have crossed the […]

WHO boss ‘rethinking’ Mugabe goodwill ambassador post

Published on AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE). After outcry, Tedros says he is ‘rethinking’ the appointment of Zimbabwe leader as goodwill envoy for UN health agency.

Catalonia’s leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

Published on Reuters: World News. MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of […]

Czech election: Landslide for Andrej Babis’ ANO

Published on AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE). Babis ran a campaign on opposition to refugee immigration and against closer European Union integration.

‘Unprecedented’ $1.18 Million Reward Offered for Information on Slain Reporter

Published on TIME.com: Top World Stories. (VALLETTA, Malta) — Malta’s government on Saturday offered an “unprecedented” 1 million euro ($1.18 million) reward and full protection for anyone with information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb. The […]

Catalonia independence: Puigdemont ‘will not accept’ Rajoy plan

Published on BBC News – World. President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid’s plan to curb region’s powers.

Meet the activists fighting for Catalan ‘independence’

Published on AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE). Hundreds of thousands amass in Barcelona after Spanish government announces plan to sack Catalonia’s separatist leaders.

Catalonia ‘will not accept’ Spain plan

Published on BBC News – World. Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia will not accept Madrid’s plan to curb region’s powers

Donald Trump: The End of the Islamic State ‘Is in Sight’

Published on TIME.com: Top World Stories. (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump says the end of the Islamic State “is in sight” after the militant group was driven out of Raqqa, its self-declared capital in Syria. Trump says in a […]

Total Number of U.S. Victims in Cuba Attacks Rises to 24

Published on TIME.com: Top World Stories. (WASHINGTON) — The United States says two more government workers are confirmed victims in the unexplained Cuba attacks. The State Department is increasing the official tally from 22 to 24. But State Department spokeswoman […]

Madrid to impose direct rule in Catalonia to quash independence bid

Published on Reuters: World News. MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – The Spanish government will impose direct rule on Catalonia, firing the regional government and forcing a new election, it said on Saturday, unprecedented steps that brought thousands of pro-independence protesters onto to […]

Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria FM’s drug accusation

Published on AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE). Morocco’s foreign ministry calls Abdelkader Messahel’s remarks ‘verious serious’ and ‘false’.

Dozens Of Egyptian Police Killed In Desert Shootout

Published on World. Sources told multiple news outlets that militants ambushed Egyptian police acting on what they believed was a tip on the location of a hideout. (Image credit: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

Spain Will Remove Catalonia Leader, Escalating Secession Crisis

Published on NYT > World. Mariano Rajoy, in an unexpectedly forceful move, said Madrid would take control of the independence-minded region, pushing out its separatist administration.

Spain to sack Catalan government in bid to end secessionist crisis

Published on Reuters: World News. MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish government will sack Catalonia’s secessionist leadership and force the region into a new election, it decided on Saturday, unprecedented steps it said were needed to prevent the region breaking away.

Spanish Prime Minister Takes Unprecedented Step To Dissolve Catalan Government

Published on World. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced he was invoking a previously unused Spanish constitutional article to “restore order.” (Image credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Suspect Arrested in Munich Knife Attack That Injured 8

Published on TIME.com: Top World Stories. (BERLIN) — A man with a knife attacked eight people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. The suspected assailant, a local German already known to police for theft and other offenses, […]

Suicide bomb attack kills 15 army trainees in Kabul

Published on AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE).

Spain Will Remove Catalan Leader, Prime Minister Announces

Published on NYT > World. Mariano Rajoy said that Madrid would take control of the independence-minded region, pushing out its separatist administration.

Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders

Published on BBC News – World. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says the Catalan parliament’s powers will be curbed and elections held.

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