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Trump to speak in Davos amid protests

International | The president is scheduled to address the World Economic Forum this week
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/24/18, 11:26 am

SWITZERLAND: Brutal weather and protests will greet President Donald Trump as he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, attempting in an address planned for Friday

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Ousted Catalan leaders granted conditional release in Belgium

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/06/17, 08:59 am

A Belgian judge on Sunday granted conditional release to ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and four of his ministers, hours after they turned themselves in to police. The judge said the leaders must remain in Belgium and appear in court in two weeks. The former Catalan officials all face charges of rebellion, sedition, and embezzlement after they unilaterally declared independence in the autonomous region of Spain. On Friday, a Spanish judge issued European arrest warrants for the leaders after detaining eight other former officials in Spain.

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Argentine, Belgian citizens among New York attack victims

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/01/17, 09:32 am

Five Argentines and one Belgian are among the eight killed Tuesday in a terror attack involving a truck in New York City, according to the countries’ foreign ministries. The Argentine victims were part of a group of friends celebrating the 30th anniversary of their graduation from the Polytechnic School of Rosario in Argentina. Another Argentine was recovering at New York–Presbyterian Hospital, the ministry said. Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said a Belgian woman, who “was on a city trip with her sister and mother,” was among the dead.

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