Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader - Channel NewsAsia

Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont who faces possible criminal charges in Spain has hired a Belgian human rights lawyer. (Photo: AFP/Josep Lago). 04 Nov 2017 06:01AM. Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn.

Joint Lutheran-Catholic service to mark 500th anniversary of the Reformation - Orlando Sentinel

Five hundred years ago, a set of criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church that were nailed to a church door in Germany unleashed a revolution that has shaped the world's political, cultural and economic landscape ever since. On Monday, members of two ...

ISIS on verge of defeat in face of Syrian, Iraqi assault - The Straits Times

Iraqi forces and members of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation Units) advancing towards the city of Al-Qaim, in Iraq's western Anbar province near the Syrian border, as they fight against remnant pockets of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ...

US lawmakers seek to slap new sanctions on Myanmar military - Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi visited Sittwe in restive Rakhine state on Nov 2, 2017. (Photo: AFP/STR). 04 Nov 2017 03:54AM (Updated: 04 Nov 2017 03:58AM ). Share this content. Bookmark. WASHINGTON: US lawmakers proposed ...

China's Party Congress Hints at Media Strategy for a 'New Era' - The Diplomat

Since the 19th Party Congress unfolded in Beijing last month, observers have closely examined various aspects of Xi Jinping's lengthy speech, the new members of the Politburo Standing Committee, and the extraordinary security measures put in place for ...

Twitter steps up security after Trump account cut off - The Straits Times

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Twitter said it had boosted security measures on Friday (Nov 3) in response to a rogue employee's move cutting off Donald Trump's account, an 11-minute outage which drew mocking praise from the president's critics but also ...

Trump departs for Asia, leaving trail of controversy - Channel NewsAsia

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump left Andrews Air Force Base Friday to embark on a marathon tour of Asia. (Photo: AFP/Jim Watson). 04 Nov 2017 02:13AM. Share this content. Bookmark. WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump ...

Merkel says three-way coalition can work; Greens skeptical - Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed confidence on Friday that her conservatives can reach a coalition deal with the Greens and pro-business FDP. Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), arrives at the ...

Isis dealt twin blows with loss of Deir ez-Zor and key Iraq border post - The Guardian

Deir ez-Zor, which has been subjected to regular airstrikes. The Syrian army said: 'Deir ez-Zor represents the final elimination of Daesh.' Photograph: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images. Islamic State. Isis dealt twin blows with loss of Deir ez-Zor and key ...

Ivanka Trump, a Media Darling in Japan, Draws Light Turnout in Tokyo - New York Times

Ivanka Trump spoke to a sparsely filled room at the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo on Friday. Credit Pool photo by Eugene Hoshiko. TOKYO — As the president might say, the room was half full. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, was ...