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El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest

[ad_1] This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed because of fears of civil unrest.The match was scheduled for 26 October but there have been days of protest in Barcelona after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed on Monday.Earlier this week, La Liga asked the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to switch the game to Madrid.The clubs must agree a new date by Monday.More to follow [ad_2]
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Trump on Turkish-Kurdish conflict: ‘Sometimes you have to let them fight’

[ad_1] Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw.The deal came after US Vice-President Mike Pence and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for talks in Ankara.President Trump reacted to the deal as he held a rally in Texas, suggesting that Turkish and Kurdish forces had needed to "fight a little while". [ad_2] Source link
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Australian racehorse slaughter allegations prompt investigation

[ad_1] Image copyright ABC 7.30 Image caption The investigation was prompted by images broadcast on Australian television Australian authorities have launched an investigation into suspected animal cruelty after a TV report revealed the alleged mass slaughter of racehorses.Footage of horses allegedly being mistreated at an abattoir in Queensland caused widespread anger when it was aired on broadcaster ABC on Thursday.The slaughter of racehorses is legal in Australia, but industry rules
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Does Huawei’s future lie with India after US ban?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US says Huawei equipment has back doors that would enable Chinese surveillance Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has been banned from selling 5G equipment to US telecom companies, is making an aggressive push to market itself in India. "It's been squeezed out of countries by a few governments already, and so a possible contract with India for 5G would be especially important,"
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Catalan protests: Why is Barcelona burning?

[ad_1] A general strike has been called in Catalonia on Friday, marking the end of a week of protests following the ruling of Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday.The court sentenced nine Catalan pro-independence leaders to jail for sedition.At the heart of the mobilisation are the Catalan youth.Protesters have been clashing with the police and setting fires in the streets of Barcelona.Video produced by Juan Antonio Dominguez and Bruno Boelpaep [ad_2]
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Son of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ captured

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Armed men were seen in several areas of Culiacán on Thursday Mexican security forces have arrested one of the sons of notorious drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, local officials say.They say this happened in the western city of Culiacán, the stronghold of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel.The capture of Ovidio Guzmán López triggered heavy gun battles between suspected cartel members and the
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Trump ‘celebrating undoing a problem he created’

[ad_1] On Thursday, Turkey agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw.The deal came after US Vice-President Mike Pence and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for talks in Ankara.Turkey launched the cross-border offensive last week, after US President Donald Trump announced he was pulling US forces out of the Syria-Turkey border region.Democratic Congressman and former Marine officer Seth Moulton spoke to the BBC. [ad_2] Source