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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

Syrian migrants

Syrian migrants escaping from the civil war in their country

Turkey halts migrants in Black Sea

10/09/2017 19:24

Turkish authorities say they have stopped 313 migrants on the Black Sea attempting to reach Balkan countries in the last two days, suggesting the emergence of an alternative route to Europe

A sign is seen at the entrance of the compound of the Trade Representation building of the Russian Federation

A sign is seen at the entrance of the compound of the Trade Representation building of the Russian Federation

Russia Summons Top US. Diplomat Over Searches at Diplomatic Mission

03/09/2017 18:30

Russia has summoned a top United States diplomat in Moscow to protest against a search by American officials of a Russian trade mission building in Washington. 

One of the Kremlin's ruby stars can be seen behind the golden domes of the Annunciation Chapel in Moscow

One of the Kremlin's ruby stars can be seen behind the golden domes of the Annunciation Chapel in Moscow

Russia: 'Trump contacted Kremlin for real estate deal'

30/08/2017 18:54

The Russian government says U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer reached out to them during the 2016 presidential campaign, seeking help for a massive real estate project in Russia.