Deadline expired: Madrid on collision course with Barcelona

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nsnbc : Spain’s federal government in Madrid has insisted that it will suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after the Catalan government refused to drop the bid for independence. In a statement on Spain’s government website Thursday morning, the central government in Madrid said that the Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont had refused to comply More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

First Airbus A330neo lifted off from Toulouse on maiden flight

nsnbc : The first A330neo made by European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has lifted off from Toulouse on its maiden flight, commencing the test program for the new, re-engineered twin-engine jetliner. The first A330neo More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Turkey tries to redicule German police for building rapport with pro-Kurdish protesters

nsnbc : Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for Turkey’s presidency attempted to denigrate German police in Frankfurt after police there, prior to a pro-Kurdish demonstration, released a tweet in a standard procedure More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Detention of secessionist leaders sparks mass protests in Catalonia

nsnbc : Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets in Catalonia to protest against the detention of two prominent independence leaders. Monday night Spain’s National Court denied bail for “separatists” More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Russian troll factory uses good-old Soviet-style subversion

nsnbc : The activities of the Kremlin’s troll factory up to the 2016 U.S. elections included stoking racial tensions, funding activist campaigns and organizing street flash mobs, reveled an investigative report More...

By nsnbc On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Moscow Magistrate Court filed Telegram for failing to provide encryption to FSB

nsnbc : A Magistrate Court in the Russian capital Moscow, on Monday, fined popular messaging app company Telegram 800,000 rubles ($14,000) for missing a deadline to provide decoding data targeting six phone numbers. Telegram More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Ex-Prime Minister and Convict Yulia Tymoshenko to run in Ukrainian Presidential Election

nsnbc : Yulia Tymoshenko the leader of Ukraine’s Batkivshchyna party, ex-Prime Minister, and controversially, ex-convict jailed on corruption charges, who was released during the 2014 riots confirmed that More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

British MPs urge Western nations to check Iranian influence pushing Kurdish and Iraqi parties towards conflict

nsnbc : British MP Jack Lopresti, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan, warned in a statement published by the group on Friday, that Western nations should check Iranian influence in Iraq pushing More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Ukraine files new lawsuit against Russia with the WTO

nsnbc : Ukraine has lodged a new, third lawsuit with the World Trade Organization against the Russian Federation concerning the restriction of imports of food and industrial products. Ukraine’s Trade Representative, More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Belgian government faces off with Facebook over privacy

nsnbc : The Privacy Committee of the federal government in the Belgian capital Brussels and Facebook started facing off today, October 12. The Committee thinks that Facebook needs to be clearer about which data More...