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  • Spanish prosecutor asks for international arrest warrant for ousted Catalan president

    2 November 2017 4:22 PM 88

    Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont surfaced in Belgium on Tuesday with some of his ex-ministers, saying they were seeking “freedom and safety” there. MADRID—A Spanish prosecutor asked a judge Thursday to issue an international arrest warrant for the former president of Catalonia and four of his regional ministers after they did not comply with a summons

  • Prosecutors seek jail for eight members of deposed Catalan government

    2 November 2017 10:37 AM 194

    They also asked that a ninth former minister be freed and ordered to pay a bond. Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four other ministers, however, refused to show up in Madrid as summoned and remain in Belgium. Puigdemont and 19 others involved in Catalonia's rollercoaster secession push over recent weeks have been summoned to be questioned

  • Children's movies on bin Laden's computer

    2 November 2017 9:51 AM 144

    A computer recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound in 2011 contained a vast video collection including children's cartoons and documentaries about himself. The United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released a list of material found on the computer, which was taken during the military operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan, that killed the al Qaeda

  • 3 killed in Colorado Walmart shooting, suspect sought

    2 November 2017 9:44 AM 145

    Thornton – Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide or flee. Thornton police reported "multiple parties down" and advised people to stay away from the area as dozens of police cruisers and emergency vehicles raced to the scene. Police spokesperson Victor Avila

  • Manus Island asylum seeker returns to detention centre after walking 20km from alternate accommodation

    2 November 2017 7:54 AM 78

    As as the UN refugee agency again calls on the Federal Government to stop what it calls an unfolding humanitarian emergency on Manus Island, it appears an asylum seeker has walked 20 kilometres to get back into the detention centre after leaving the site yesterday. The ABC came across a bizarre scene on the island's main highway several kilometres outside

  • 'They're not animals': PNG's Somare wants Manus refugees sent to Australia

    2 November 2017 7:54 AM 183

    Papua New Guinea’s former Prime Minister and elder statesman Sir Michael Somare has called for the men remaining on Manus Island to be sent to Australia, as hundreds continue to hold out in the former detention centre for a second day. Sir Michael called Australia’s treatment of refugees “ruthless” and “hypocritical”, saying the agreement was that they be resettled

  • 'Patterns of radicalisation': Uzbekistan's history with terrorism and the US

    2 November 2017 6:37 AM 209

    Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old "radicalised" Uzbek man, was behind the wheel of the truck which killed eight people in Manhattan on October 31. But the revelation about his country of origin led social media users to question why US President Donald Trump hadn't included Uzbekistan on his travel ban list. The attack is the fourth major fatal incident

  • Osama bin Laden’s personal, handwritten diary reveals more about September 11, 2001 attacks

    2 November 2017 5:36 AM 115

    AMONG the CIA’s stash of documents recovered from Osama bin Laden’s compound was his personal diary. A first look at what’s inside. The CIA’s release of a vast archive of documents belonging to Osama bin Laden — seized during the raid of his Pakistani compound in May 2011 when he was shot dead by US special forces — has provided a deeper understanding

  • Walmart shooting in Thornton Colorado

    2 November 2017 4:07 AM 196

    THREE people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store in the US. The suspect remains at large. According to authorities, two men and a woman were killed in the incident that happened in Thornton around 6.30pm local time, 11.30am AEDT. Reports of multiple gunshots were made before police arrived on the scene at 9900 Grant St, where the Walmart

  • The people who just won’t leave

    2 November 2017 2:32 AM 191

    RUSSELL Crowe is not a happy man. He’s blown up over what he’s calling Australia’s “shame” and a national “disgrace”. The actor tweeted: “Manus. A Nations shame. Lives held in limbo . Lives lived in fear & despair . It’s f***ing disgraceful.” When a Twitter user challenged him, he replied, “Maybe you could put them up somewhere if you’re so ashamed