17.10. The Verkhovna Rada introduced the deprivation deputies of a number of payments or salaries in case of absenteeism.
17.10. In Catalonia, mass protests and riots have been ongoing for the third consecutive day, which began after the leaders of the region's independence movement were sentenced to long terms of imprisonment.
17.10. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is committed to continue monitoring the situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea for another year.