WSJ.com: World News 3 April 2018

Prosecutors Call For Extradition of Former Catalonian Separatist Leader

German prosecutors called for Catalonia’s former separatist leader to be extradited to Spain on a rebellion charge, a blow to his movement that takes him closer to trial over last year’s banned independence referendum.

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India Withdraws Order to Punish Journalists Over 'Fake News'

India withdrew plans to punish journalists judged to be promoting “fake news” after widespread criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government was trying to muzzle the press.

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Trump Threatens Nafta, Honduras Aid Over Migrant 'Caravan'

President Trump warned on Twitter that the Nafta trade deal was “in play” and threatened to end aid to Honduras and other Central American countries if an organized protest march of 1,000 asylum seekers traveling through Mexico reaches the U.S. border.

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Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh Start to Look Permanent

Camps housing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are beginning to look like more enduring settlements—with roads, bridges, wells, schools and medical centers.

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Vatican Deal Would Keep China in Charge of Church, Beijing Says

A senior Chinese religious-affairs official signaled that the pope’s authority in China will be limited even if the Vatican and Beijing reach a landmark compromise on the appointment of bishops.

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In Challenge to Macron, Strikes Snarl French Transport

President Emmanuel Macron faced paralyzing transportation and utility strikes as workers and students protested his plans to overhaul the public sector.

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Italy Seeks New Government Across Deepening North-South Divide

Italian national elections last month revealed a deeply divided country, with the most dramatic cleavage between its wealthy north and perennially troubled south.

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Syrians Begin Leaving Last Rebel-Held Town Near Capital

The evacuation of civilians and fighters from the rebel stronghold of Douma, near Damascus, marks a major victory for the Assad regime in its relentless assault to secure the Syrian capital.

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