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Jokowi ready to talk independence with Papuan separatists

Indonesian president’s offer comes after seven weeks of massive riots in West Papua.

Trial of Pole charged over Papua separatist links to start Monday

The trial will be held in Wamena where Skrzypski was arrested.

Indonesia military continues search for Papua massacre victims

Jakarta officially annexed Papua in 1969 with a UN-backed vote, widely seen as a sham.

Catalan separatists plan show of strength on Barcelona streets

Spain's conservative prime minister Mariano Rajoy imposed direct rule on Catalonia after last year's unauthorised plebiscite and called early elections.

China tells UN rights chief to respect its sovereignty after Xinjiang...

Bachelet's appeal for access came as Human Rights Watch said the Turkic Uighur minority faced arbitrary detentions, daily curbs on religious practice and forced political indoctrination in a mass security crackdown.

Spain’s Pedro Sanchez proffers olive branch to Catalan

We’re not giving up ... but it will require a different time and a different balance of political forces, Catalan Vice President Pere Aragones said in an interview last week.

Philippine leader approves autonomy law for troubled Muslim region

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved the Bangsamoro Organic Law, which gives Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao political and economic powers that successive governments have promised separatists

Clashes in Catalonia after Puigdemont arrested in Germany

German police had earlier arrested Puigdemont as he crossed the border with Denmark by car, responding to a European warrant issued by Spain.

Cameroon bans nighttime driving in restive southwest

Following high tensions between government forces and separatists, vehicles are not allowed on the road between 7pm and 6am.