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Blaming Iran, Saudi says Huthi strike may be ‘act of war’ – Yahoo! News

  (Yahoo! News)  A Yemeni man gestures on November 5, 2017 at the site of an air strike in the capital Sanaa, where a Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Iran-backed Shiite rebels (AFP Photo/MOHAMMED HUWAIS) Dubai (AFP) – Saudi Arabia and Iran traded fierce accusations over Yemen on Monday, with Riyadh saying a rebel missile […]

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Saudi Helicopter Carrying 8 High-Ranking Officials & Prince Bin-Muqrin Crashed Near Yemen Border – All Dead | Zero Hedge

(Zero Hedge)  The shocking latest twist in what has been a chaotic weekend in Saudi Arabia is news that a helicopter transporting 8 high-ranking Saudi officials (including prince Mansour bin-Muqrin) has crashed in the south of the Kingdom, near the border with Yemen. As PTI reports, a Saudi prince was killed today when a helicopter with several officials […]

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Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police – BBC News

  (BBC News) Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and four former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, says a prosecutors’ spokesman. He said an investigating judge would decide by Monday morning whether to execute an EU arrest warrant issued by a Spanish judge on Friday. Mr Puigdemont fled to Belgium after Madrid imposed […]

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Future Saudi king tightens grip on power with arrests including Prince Alwaleed – Reuters

  (Reuters)  Prince Alwaleed, a nephew of the king and owner of investment firm Kingdom Holding 4280.SE, invests in firms such as Citigroup (C.N) and Twitter (TWTR.N). He was among 11 princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers detained, three senior officials told Reuters on Sunday. The purge against the kingdom’s political and business […]

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Collapse at North Korea nuclear test site ‘leaves 200 dead’ – The Telegraph

(The Telegraph)  As many as 200 North Korean labourers have been killed after a mine shaft being dug at the regime’s nuclear test site collapsed, according to Japan’s Asahi TV. Sources in North Korea told the news channel that a tunnel being excavated by around 100 workers at the Punggye-ri test site collapsed earlier this […]

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Unilateral declarations of independence in Europe – Yahoo! News

(Yahoo! News)  Paris (AFP) – Several European territories have unilaterally declared independence since the end of World War II, mainly because of the collapse of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia. But none has officially broken away from the European Union, created in 1993, even though movements demanding more independence exist in various countries. Catalonia’s declaration […]

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Hungary Orders Spies to Target Soros ‘Empire’ – Bloomberg

(Bloomberg)  Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban renewed his assault on George Soros, instructing his intelligence services to map what he described as the networks run by the billionaire financier’s “empire” targeting his country. Intelligence agencies will help evaluate what he sees as efforts by Soros to get Hungary punished by EU institutions pursuing a “mixed-population” […]