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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont

Catalan President Carles Piugdemont, who has yet to declare his intention, after the controversial referendum

Catalan political crisis continues

16/10/2017 11:36

The political crisis in the Spanish region of Catalonia continues

 

Supporters of the leader of the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party watch a first projection of the Austrian Federal Elections in Vienna

Supporters of the leader of the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party watch a first projection of the Austrian Federal Elections in Vienna

Austria's Freedom Party celebrates election victory

15/10/2017 19:08

Supporters of Austria's conservative and eurosceptic People's Party began celebrating late Sunday as first results showed that it had won Austria's parliamentary elections and that its leader Sebastian Kurz could become Europe's youngest prime minister. 

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied in downtown Barcelona

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied in downtown Barcelona to protest against plans of Catalonia's regional government to break away from Spain.

Thousands March Against Catalonia's Independence as Tensions Rise

08/10/2017 18:35

 Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied in downtown Barcelona to protest against plans of Catalonia's regional government to break away from Spain.

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) at a press conference after the Nobel Peace Prize was announced on Friday

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear arms group

06/10/2017 17:10

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Catalan's chief of police

Catalan's chief of police Josep Luis Trapero arrives at the High Court in Madrid where he was investigated for sedition

Spain apologies to injured as political standoff continues

06/10/2017 16:23

Spain’s representative in Catalonia has apologised to those injured in a police crackdown during Sunday's independence referendum, but there are no solutions in sight to the political standoff

Thousands of people demonstrate  in downtown Barcelona, northeastern Spain, to protest against the police actions during a general strike in Catalonia

Thousands of people demonstrate in downtown Barcelona, northeastern Spain, to protest against the police actions during a general strike in Catalonia

Spanish King addresses nation as Catalonia observes strike

04/10/2017 07:27

Spain's King Felipe VI said on Tuesday he was committed to the unity of Spain as he accused Catalan leaders, who staged a banned independence referendum on Sunday, of shattering democratic principles and of dividing Catalan society.

Protesters wave a Catalan pro-independence flag

Protesters wave a Catalan pro-independence flag outside the Spanish police headquarters in Barcelona on Monday

Catalonia calls for international mediation

02/10/2017 19:13

Catalonia’s president has called for international mediation, after a violent crackdown by Spanish police trying to block an independence referendum on Sunday