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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.

South African SC: Corruption charges against Zuma can be reinstated

13 Oct 2017

South African SC: Corruption charges against Zuma can be reinstated

The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa has upheld a High Court ruling that paves the way to reinstating the hundreds of corruption charges filed against President Jacob Zuma.

Catalonia referendum: Thousands attend pro-unity rallies in Madrid

08 Oct 2017

Catalonia referendum: Thousands attend pro-unity rallies in Madrid

Tens of thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets in Madrid in a pro-unity rally against the disputed referendum for Catalan independence that took place on October 1.

Austria's highest court allows seizing of Hitler's childhood house

01 Jul 2017

Austria's highest court allows seizing of Hitler's childhood house

Ending a long-running legal fight for Adolf Hitler's childhood house, the Constitutional Court of Austria upheld a 2016 law, ruling the state was right to seize the property.

Street clashes in Kinshasa, Congo kill dozens

22 Sep 2016

Street clashes in Kinshasa, Congo kill dozens

In the last two days, 44 people have died in street clashes that sparked between security forces and protesters.