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30 October 2017 1:52 PM Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort indicted in first charges from Russia probe

Washington — President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted on Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges. The charges were the first stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible ties between 55

30 October 2017 2:34 AM Take action on S-East roads, Govs, Igbo leaders tell Buhari

They also agreed on a regional economic summit with support from the United Kingdom Department for International Development, DFID, to hold between 11 and 13 November, 2017. The Igbo leaders equally approved the visit of Brenthurst Foundation of South Africa to the South East for an economic mission scheduled between 6-11 November. Rising from a meeting 50

28 October 2017 12:06 AM DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 29

** OTTAWA - The Governor of the Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, will appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. He will be accompanied by Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins - 1930 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) starts its two-day meeting on interest rates. ** OTTAWA - The Governor 75

27 October 2017 7:55 PM Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

Barcelona/Madrid - The Madrid government sacked Catalonia's president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation, in Spain's gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago. A new election will be held in Catalonia on December 21, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a televised 43

27 October 2017 7:44 PM Madrid dissolves Catalan parliament after independence declaration

Madrid - Spain dissolved Catalonia's parliament on Friday and called new regional elections after separatists voted for independence in a sharp escalation of a constitutional crisis that has stoked alarm in Europe. In a televised address after an emergency cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he had also removed secessionist Catalan leader 34

27 October 2017 11:12 AM Spain's PM urges Senate to grant powers in Catalan crisis

Madrid — In an impassioned address, Spain's prime minister on Friday urged the country's Senate to grant special constitutional measures that would allow the central government to take control of Catalonia's autonomous powers to try to halt the region's independence bid. Mariano Rajoy, who received rapturous applause before and after his speech, told the chamber 36

27 October 2017 5:18 AM JFK files: Trump holds back some

Washington - President Donald Trump has blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out on Thursday night with a hefty cache of others. "I have no choice," Trump said in a memo, citing "potentially irreversible harm" to national security 38

25 October 2017 4:41 PM Futures higher as JSE gains on weaker rand following abysmal budget

South African futures rose on Wednesday in the wake of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS), which saw rand hedges soar on a substantially weaker currency. The Dow had lost 0.44% soon after the JSE’s close on profit-taking, after hitting yet another high on Tuesday. European markets were lower ahead of the European 83

25 October 2017 10:44 AM Trump bridge-building with Republicans blows up

Washington - US President Donald Trump's attempt to build bridges in his own party blew up spectacularly on Tuesday as one senator announced he is quitting Congress and another attacked the president for debasing the country. Senator Jeff Flake assailed Trump in a bombshell 17-minute floor speech that sounded like a distress call warning of a "reckless 45

21 October 2017 8:21 PM Spain to dismiss Catalonia's government, call elections

MADRID – Spain took drastic measures Saturday to stop Catalonia from breaking away, announcing it will move to dismiss the region's separatist government and call fresh elections. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and his regional ministers, who sparked Spain's worst political crisis in decades by holding a banned independence referendum, will be stripped 41