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Spain Prime Minister Threatens Catalonia’s Autonomy

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday threatened to suspend Catalonia’s regional autonomy after the region said it had a mandate to split from Madrid. In a televised address Rajoy said that he had asked Catalan leaders to confirm if they had …

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Catalan Leader Suspends Declaration Of Independence

Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont said Tuesday he accepted the “mandate of the people” for the region to become “an independent republic,” but proposed suspending its immediate implementation to allow for dialogue. “I assume the mandate of the people for Catalonia to become …

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Catalan Independence Would Not Be Recognised – France

Catalan independence would not enjoy international recognition, France’s minister for European affairs said Monday as the Spanish region’s leader threatens to announce a split. Pressure has mounted on Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to back down after hundreds of thousands of …

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Hassan Omar declares support for President Kenyatta

MOMBASA, 8 OCTOBER 2017, (PSCU) — Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar, a leading figure in Mombasa politics, today announced he would campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta to win the fresh October 26 presidential election. Mr Omar said he made the decision to …

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U.S. Stops Issuing Visas In Turkey

The United States on Sunday indefinitely suspended handling all regular visa applications in Turkey, dramatically escalating a row after one of the mission’s Turkish staffers was arrested. The Ankara embassy said in a statement that until further notice none of its missions …

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North Korea Diplomacy Has Failed, Says Trump

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that diplomatic efforts with North Korea have consistently failed, adding that “only one thing will work.” Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un, trading insults amid …

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Female journalist decapitated by her interviewee 

Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who vanished in August has been found to have been butchered by the Danish inventor she went to interview. Kim Danish police said Saturday divers had found the decapitated head and two legs and suspected she was killed, …

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