MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to maintain central government control over Catalonia after the regional leader nominated imprisoned and exiled politicians to join his cabinet, El Pais said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks during a news conference with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov (not pictured) in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will tackle “the Wild West elements” on the internet from cyberbullying to online child exploitation by introducing new laws for social media companies, digital minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, appears on the BBC’s Marr Show in London, Britain,
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – In early 2015, as Malaysians were protesting over government plans to introduce a consumption tax, the then first lady was complaining about the rising costs of her hairdresser. FILE PHOTO: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak of Barisan Nasional (National Front) and his wife Rosmah Mansor show their ink-stained fingers after voting
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Hollywood’s push for greater access to China’s booming film market – delayed since last year – has become tangled in broader trade talks between Washington and Beijing, a potentially thorny position amid whipsawing trade relations. FILE PHOTO: People watch a movie at a cinema in Wanda Group’s Oriental Movie Metropolis ahead of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president’s eldest son, met in August 2016 with an envoy representing the crown princes of United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The meeting was first reported by the New York Times on Saturday and confirmed by an attorney representing Trump Jr. The meeting was a chance for
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HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 people, 99 of whom were Cuban, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years. Flags flew at half-mast in Cuba on Saturday marking the start of
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