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Spanish PM ousted from office after no-confidence vote

01 Jun 2018

Spanish PM ousted from office after no-confidence vote

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was ousted from office today following a no-confidence vote in the Parliament, marking the first time such an incident has happened in modern Spanish history.

Asia energy firms dive with oil-prices; Trump-Kim summit revives hope

28 May 2018

Asia energy firms dive with oil-prices; Trump-Kim summit revives hope

Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia today after Saudi Arabia and Russia signaled they could lift output, while indications that Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be back on provided support to equity markets.

Catalonia elections: Pro-independence parties en route to victory

22 Dec 2017

Catalonia elections: Pro-independence parties en route to victory

According to media reports, Catalonia's pro-independence parties are on their way to winning a majority of seats in the region's parliament.

#CatalanCrisis: Spanish PM Rajoy vows to end "separatist havoc"

13 Nov 2017

#CatalanCrisis: Spanish PM Rajoy vows to end "separatist havoc"

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy's iron will has steered Madrid's tough handling of the ongoing Catalan crisis.

Amid #CatalanCrisis, Spain offers to allow future referendums

09 Nov 2017

Amid #CatalanCrisis, Spain offers to allow future referendums

The Catalan crisis recently took a dramatic turn after Spain initiated legal action and detained former-members of Catalonia's cabinet.

Catalan crisis: Sacked ministers put behind bars

03 Nov 2017

Catalan crisis: Sacked ministers put behind bars

Spain seems to be making no concessions for pro-independence supporters even as the constitutional crisis over Catalan independence deepens.

Ex-Catalan president in Brussels, says he's not seeking asylum

01 Nov 2017

Ex-Catalan president in Brussels, says he's not seeking asylum

After declaring Catalonia's independence from Spain and subsequently being removed from power, former-Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has visited Brussels.

#CatalanCrisis: Madrid says Puigdemont is welcome to run for elections

29 Oct 2017

#CatalanCrisis: Madrid says Puigdemont is welcome to run for elections

After Catalonia declared independence recently, Madrid sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and called for fresh elections to be held.

Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament after independence declaration

28 Oct 2017

Spanish PM dissolves Catalan parliament after independence declaration

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has dissolved the Catalan parliament an hour after MPs voted to declare independence from Spain.

Catalan Parliament declares independence from Spain

27 Oct 2017

Catalan Parliament declares independence from Spain

Catalonia's regional parliament has voted in favor of independence from Spain, ahead of a vote in the Spanish Senate to seize Catalan region's autonomous powers.

Catalonia: MPs clash over difference of opinion on Spanish takeover

27 Oct 2017

Catalonia: MPs clash over difference of opinion on Spanish takeover

Spain is set to invoke measures to impose direct rule on Catalonia.

#CatalanCrisis deepens, Spain to remove leaders, take control of Catalonia

22 Oct 2017

#CatalanCrisis deepens, Spain to remove leaders, take control of Catalonia

As sentiments surrounding Catalonia's independence from Spain run high, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy has put forward plans to conduct elections in the region.

Catalan independence: Madrid moves to suspend the region's autonomy

20 Oct 2017

Catalan independence: Madrid moves to suspend the region's autonomy

Catalonia declared independence from Spain in a recently held parliamentary session.

Trump responds to Barcelona attack by spreading widely debunked myth

18 Aug 2017

Trump responds to Barcelona attack by spreading widely debunked myth

Earlier this week, Trump touted himself as a person who likes to "know the facts" before making a statement.

Barcelona terrorist attack: Van rams into a crowd killing 13

18 Aug 2017

Barcelona terrorist attack: Van rams into a crowd killing 13

In a shocking instance of terror, a van drove into the crowd at Barcelona's popular La Ramblas area, killing 13 and injuring many others.

Europe visit: PM Modi makes second stop in Spain

31 May 2017

Europe visit: PM Modi makes second stop in Spain

After a successful visit to Germany, PM Modi landed in Spain, hoping for strengthened engagement with the nation.

Modi embarks upon Europe visit, makes first stop in Germany

29 May 2017

Modi embarks upon Europe visit, makes first stop in Germany

Having completed three years in power at home, PM Modi has embarked upon a four-nation Euro-trip, making his first stop in Germany. He will also visit Russia, Spain and France.

Akhilesh aiming for win with a Harvard Professor's help

06 Jan 2017

Akhilesh aiming for win with a Harvard Professor's help

Steve Jarding has been providing CM Akhilesh Yadav the strategy for the upcoming elections like Prashant Kishor is doing for Rahul Gandhi.