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The Latest: Puigdemont vows to restore Catalan Cabinet

The Latest: Puigdemont vows to restore Catalan Cabinet

Catalonia's fugitive ex-leader is lambasting Spanish authorities on social media as a new Catalan parliament convenes in the first step toward choosing a new regional government later this month
Updated: 9 minutes ago
Future of Catalan crisis at stake as new parliament convenes

Future of Catalan crisis at stake as new parliament convenes

A new Catalan parliament is meeting following a botched secession attempt last year and amid looming questions about the role that fugitive and jailed politicians will play in the chamber's separatist majority
Updated: 15 minutes ago
Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance

Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance

Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Australian Open on the preceding match on Rod Laver Arena.
Updated: 18 minutes ago
China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

China's Transport Ministry says preparations are underway to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died.
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Abbas says Trump's policy shift on Jerusalem was 'sinful'

Abbas says Trump's policy shift on Jerusalem was 'sinful'

Palestinian leader blasts Trump again over Jerusalem, saying Jerusalem decision was 'sinful'
Updated: 24 minutes ago

Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife

A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed an exiled businessman says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces
Updated: 29 minutes ago
7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

Myanmar police open fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people
Updated: 1 hour ago
China: 'Cold War thinking' behind Vancouver N. Korea meeting

China: 'Cold War thinking' behind Vancouver N. Korea meeting

China says "Cold War thinking" is behind a meeting of U.S. allies on how to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, adding it risks splitting international opinion over the issue.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Philippines checks if key Malaysian extremist survived siege

The Philippine military is validating intelligence that a Malaysian militant leader survived the defeat of an Islamic State group-linked siege and is helping restart efforts to establish an extremist alliance.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Sri Lanka reinstated ban on selling alcohol to women

A senior official says Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold.
Updated: 1 hour ago