Spanish riot police burst into polling stations across Catalonia on Sunday, confiscating ballot boxes and voting papers to try to halt a banned referendum on a split from Spain as Madrid asserted its authority over the rebel region.
The European Commission has shied away from ranking which cities should host Europe’s drugs regulator and banking authority after Brexit, saying the decision is up to the 27 member states which will remain.
An Air France A380 superjumbo carrying more than 500 people has made an emergency landing in Canada on Saturday after suffering ‘serious damage’ to one of its engines, with passengers recounting hearing a loud bang followed by violent shaking.
A senior official at Russian Foreign Ministry rejected US moves against the Iran nuclear deal saying there is no reason for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to call for inspecting the Iranian military centers, IRNA reported
With two days left until an independence referendum in Catalonia opposed by Madrid, Catalan leaders said Friday they have over 2,000 polling stations ready despite a crackdown on their preparations for the vote.
A senior British diplomat has described any military response to North Korea as “the worst possible option,” insisting that it would likely lead to daunting and inconceivable outcomes, including the killing of hundreds of thousands of people.