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Catalonia's crisis deepens as US-led coalition wipes out ISIS {International Edition}

Catalonia's crisis deepens as US-led coalition wipes out ISIS {International Edition}

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In a press release published on Thursday, the Spanish Government said it will trigger the suspension of Catalonia’s political autonomy on Saturday after the region missed a deadline to clarify an ambiguous declaration of independence.

Madrid had issued the Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont until 10.30am CET on Thursday to clear-up whether Catalonia had declared its intention to split from Spain.

Final assault on Raqqa against some 300 hardcore ISIS extremists mounting a last stand in the group’s de facto Syrian capital. The US backed militias have carried out intense campaign against the ISIS fighters, a war that has completely razed down the whole city.