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Separatists Headed For Catalan Election Majority, Preliminary Results Show

BARCELONA: Separatist parties were on track on Sunday to jointly win enough seats to strengthen their majority in Catalonia’s regional parliament, according to preliminary results with over 80% of the votes counted. But the Socialists, the ruling party in Spain’s national parliament, led in the popular vote in the Spanish region’s parliamentary election, with 23.4% […]

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Oman Extends Omanisation By Giving Locals Higher Education Jobs

DUBAI: Oman pushed forward its programme of replacing foreign workers with locals on Sunday with a decision to allocate many jobs at higher education establishments to citizens, the labour ministry said. Oman’s government has in recent weeks intensified a long-standing policy, known as Omanisation, to create employment opportunities for its citizens to help shore-up an […]