Spanish national police cracks down on Catalonian independence referendum, arrests politicians

Photo courtesy Catalan National Assembly.

nsnbc : Spanish national police have cracked down on Catalonia, stormed ministries and buildings of the Catalonian regional government and arrested politicians in an attempt to stop the region’s independence referendum. The move led to mass protests and a face off between protesters and national police. Photo courtesy Catalan National Assembly. Span’s More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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BelNPP nuclear power plant to supply 25% of Belarus electricity but it won’t be too cheap to meter

nsnbc : Once commissioned the new nuclear power plant in Ostrovets will generate about 25% of electrical energy Belarus needs, Belarus’ Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk said at a plenary meeting of More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Two Nigerian pimps in Belgium sentenced to 8 and 9 years – trafficked girls given money back

nsnbc : Two leaders of a Nigerian prostitution and trafficking gang have been sentenced to 8 and 9 years, respectively, in the Belgian city of Bruges. The two were found guilty of human trafficking and forced prostitution. More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Belarus and EU agree on peer review of tests of nuclear power plant

nsnbc : Belarus and the European Commission have agreed on the timeline of the peer review of results of the stress tests of the nuclear power plant located near Ostrovets, Belarus. Safety tests and standards for More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Belgian court rules PKK is not a terrorist organization

nsnbc : The Indictments Chamber in the Belgian capital Brussels has exonerated from prosecution all those standing trial in a case sounding the activities of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK). The Court ruled, More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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British journalist Paul McClean killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

nsnbc : British journalist Paul McClean who worked for the Financial Times of London, has been killed by a crocodile when he was taking surfing lessons at a famous surf spot in Sri Lanka called the Elephant Rock, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Subversion in Limboland: Russia & Belarus launch Zapad 2017 military exercise

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia and neighboring Belarus launched their joint Zapad (West) 2017 military exercise spanning from the northern top of Scandinavia to Belarus and Russia’s western military sector. More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Chinese Cosco now owns entire container terminal in Belgian port of Zeebrugge

nsnbc : The Chinese Cosco Shipping has become the sole owner of container terminals including former APM terminals in Belgium’s West Flemish port of Zeebrugge. The news came in a press release issued by APM More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Germany has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hault: Sigmar Gabriel

nsnbc : Germany has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hold due to the deteriorating human rights situation and increasingly strained bilateral tes between the two NATO members, said German Foreign Minister More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Greenpeace sends Belgian ministers notice of default over air pollution

nsnbc : The environmental NGO Greenpeace has sent a notice of default about air quality to the Flemish and Walloon Environment Ministers Joke Schauvliege (Christian democrat) and Carlo Di Antonio (Christian democrat). Greenpeace More...