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  • Spain to maintain control of Catalonia: El Pais
    on 20/05/2018 at 2:57 pm

    Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to maintain central government control over Catalonia after the regional leader nominated imprisoned and exiled politicians to join his cabinet, El Pais said on Sunday. […]

  • Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June
    on 20/05/2018 at 12:21 pm

    Pope Francis announced on Sunday he has chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the church, among them his chief aide for helping Rome's homeless and poor, as well as prelates based in Iraq and Pakistan, where Christians are a vulnerable minority. […]

  • Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran
    on 20/05/2018 at 11:55 am

    Al-Sadr — who is remembered for leading an insurgency against US forces after the 2003 invasion — did not run for a seat himself and is unlikely to become prime minister, but will command a significant number of seats and has already begun informal talks about government formation. […]

  • British royal family thanks those who celebrated wedding
    on 20/05/2018 at 11:34 am

    The family tweeted its thanks late on Saturday night while Harry and his bride were attending a private soiree hosted by Harry's father, Prince Charles. "Thank you to everyone who came to Windsor and those who followed from around the UK, the Commonwealth, and the world," the royals said. […]

  • First ISIS fighters evacuate south Damascus: Monitor
    on 20/05/2018 at 11:12 am

    "6 buses of IS fighters and their relatives left the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp and adjacent district of Tadamun," said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. He said the buses headed east for Syria's vast desert, where IS still controls some territory. […]

  • Saudi Arabia detains activists who pushed to end ban on women driving
    on 20/05/2018 at 9:46 am


  • Royal wedding: Many desis at Windsor for the 'love of Diana'
    on 20/05/2018 at 9:29 am


  • Cuba crash: Company had received safety complaints
    on 20/05/2018 at 6:59 am

    Mexico's government has said that its National Civil Aviation Authority will carry out an operational audit of Damojh airlines to see if its "current operating conditions continue meeting regulations" and to help collect information for investigation into Friday's crash in Cuba that left 110 dead. […]

  • Trump, Moon discuss N Korea's threat to scrap summit
    on 20/05/2018 at 6:58 am

    In a telephonic conversation on Sunday, US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in "exchanged views on various actions taken by North Korea recently", Moon's office said in a statement. […]

  • Pak to give greater authority to PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan
    on 20/05/2018 at 6:48 am

    Pakistan's top civil and military leaders have decided to give greater administrative and financial authority to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, the region through which the controversial $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes. […]