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Suspension Catalan Autonomy to Lead to Heightened Political Tensions between Madrid and Barcelona

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On Saturday, 21 October Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy stated that the Spanish government would implement a plan to take control of Catalonia regional institutions in a bid to thwart what Madrid considers an illegal independence push.

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ANALYSIS: LAS VEGAS MASS SHOOTING CONTINUES DISTURBING TREND

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The search for a motive behind the Las Vegas shooting massacre continued on Tuesday, 3 October, with investigators focusing on a financial transaction wired by the gunman to the Philippines in the days before the attack.   The gunman, Stephen Paddock...
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ANALYSIS: HURRICANE MARIA FEDERAL RESPONSE HEAVILY CRITICISED

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President Donald Trump will land in Puerto Rico on Tuesday 3 October to survey the damage wrought by Hurricane Maria some two weeks after the storm's landfall. Trump has received significant criticism for the slower federal response in Puerto Rico as...
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Riccardo Dugulin on France 24 discussing the Mohammed Merah Trial

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On 2 October, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst for Drum Cussac, discussed on France 24 English the implications of the high-profile trial covering the 2012 Mohammed Merah terrorist attacks in France. The trial is key to understand the French approach...
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Riccardo Dugulin on the recent terrorist attack in Marseille

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On 1 October, Riccardo Dugulin, Senior Analyst was on France 24 English Breaking News cycle covering the Islamic State terrorist attack in Marseille. This interview focuses on potential measures to mitigate the terrorist threat in crowded civilian pl...
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