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Proposed U.N. Resolution Would Impose Tough New Sanctions on North Korea

Advertisement UNITED NATIONS — The United States circulated a proposed resolution to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that would further choke North Korea’s economy, with a near total ban on fuel imports, a tightening of restrictions on shipping ...

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Fears for Lebanese economy if Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese politicians and bankers believe Saudi Arabia intends to do to their country what it did to Qatar – corral Arab allies into enforcing an economic blockade unless its demands are met. A poster depicting Saad al-Hariri, ...

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Spain set to impose direct rule in Catalonia as crisis spirals

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain prepared to impose direct rule in Catalonia on Friday, an unprecedented step that risks sparking unrest with secessionists calling on the Catalan parliament to make a defiant declaration of independence. Mossos d’Esquadra, Catalan regional police officers, ...

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Spain to impose direct rule in Catalonia as crisis spirals

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain is set impose direct rule in Catalonia on Friday, an unprecedented step that risks sparking unrest as secessionists call on the Catalan parliament to make a defiant declaration of independence. A man sits under a banner ...

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Madrid to impose direct rule in Catalonia to quash independence bid

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 the streets. Catalan President Carles ...

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Spanish government meets to impose direct rule in rebel Catalonia

MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish cabinet was meeting on Saturday to prepare to impose direct rule on Catalonia and thwart a drive by the autonomous region to breakaway from Spain. Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy heads a special cabinet meeting ...

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Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule

The Spanish cabinet is expected to approve measures allowing the government to impose direct rule over Catalonia. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets with his cabinet almost three weeks after the region held a referendum. The Spanish government says the vote ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan says will impose further sanctions against northern Iraq

ANKARA,: Turkey will impose further sanctions on northern Iraq over its independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.“We are managing with some embargoes in northern Iraq for now, but if they don’t come to their senses, this will continue ...

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