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Violence Escalates in Barcelona after 500,000 Separatists Rally

Violent clashes escalated in Barcelona late Friday, as radical Catalan separatists hurled rocks and fireworks at police, who responded with teargas and rubber bullets, turning the city centre into a chaotic battleground.

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Brexit in the Balance as British MPs Hold Historic Vote

British MPs gather Saturday for a historic vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal -- a decision that could see the UK leave the EU this month or plunge the country into fresh uncertainty.

The House of Commons is holding its first Saturday sitting since the 1982 Falklands War to debate the terms of a divorce agreement Johnson struck with European Union leaders Thursday.

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Chile President Declares State of Emergency after Violent Protests

Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over increases in the price of metro tickets.

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Macron Says Does Not Want to See New Brexit Delay

President Emmanuel Macron declared Friday that France does not want to see Britain's departure from the European Union delayed beyond October 31 now that a divorce agreement has been reached.

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EU's Tusk Says 'Mistake' to Block Albania, N. Macedonia

EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that the bloc's leaders had made a mistake in failing to approve membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia.

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Pakistan Risks Terror Financing 'Blacklist', Says Global Watchdog

A global anti-corruption body warned Friday that Pakistan could join a blacklist of nations failing to fight money laundering and terror financing unless it changed course within four months.

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Pro-Pyongyang Students Break into U.S. Envoy's Residence in Seoul

Nearly 20 pro-Pyongyang South Korean students broke into the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul Friday, displaying banners demanding Harry Harris leave the country in an embarrassing security breach.

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At Least 17 Killed in Afghan Mosque Blast

At least 17 people were killed and dozens wounded when a bomb exploded inside a mosque during Friday prayers in eastern Afghanistan, provincial officials said.

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Protester Flees Russia as Two Others Tie the Knot in Jail

A protester has fled Russia fearing imprisonment, his lawyer said Thursday, as a jailed demonstrator married a young woman accused of plotting to overthrow the government.

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Bangladesh Border Guards Shoot Dead Indian Soldier

An Indian paramilitary guard was killed and another critically wounded after a "firing by Bangladeshi troops" at a border river on Thursday, Indian security forces said, the first deadly incident between the nations in recent times.

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