In the press

'Puigdemont's fate is now in the hands of Belgium'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: The Catalan press is outraged over Madrid's jailing of ousted Catalan ministers. Meanwhile, national papers blame the Catalan leader for abandoning his government and fleeing to Brussels. As Le Soir points out, "Puigdemont's fate is now in the hands of Belgium". We also look at a standoff taking place between authorities and refugees at Australia's recently shuttered Manus detention centre, and reactions to Donald Trump's 11-minute Twitter blackout.