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Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont is facing a final deadline to drop a secession bid
The Catalan government has until Thursday morning to drop its push for independence
Spain set to impose direct rule unless Catalan leader abandons independence
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Carles Puigdemont says he may press ahead with a formal declaration
Spanish government says it will strip Catalonia's autonomous powers on Saturday
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Madrid is starting the process of imposing direct rule in Catalonia
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The Spanish government says ministers will meet to discuss taking control of the region
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Spain is to start suspending Catalonia's autonomy from Saturday
Spain will suspend Catalonia's autonomy on Saturday
Spain will suspend Catalonia's autonomy on Saturday.
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The UN has urged Baghdad to ensure that Kurdish civilians in northern Iraq are protected
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