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Showing posts with label Spain. Show all posts

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Germany wants to extradite Catalonia's independence leader Carles Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont
Ex-Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, one of the leaders of the region's secession movement wanted in Spain on rebellion charges, will most likely be extradited from Germany on lesser charges.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Belgian judge delays decision on warrant for ex-Catalan leader

ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont
A Belgian judge made no ruling on Friday on a European arrest warrant issued by Spain for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, his lawyer said after a court hearing in Brussels, despite Belgian prosecutors demanding the warrant be exercised.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont

Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont
A Spanish judge has issued European Arrest Warrants (EAW) for sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his allies who went to Belgium.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Spanish judge sends eight former Catalan officials to jail

Spanish judge
A Spanish high court judge on Thursday ordered former deputy Catalan premier Oriol Junqueras and seven other ousted officials jailed, after they were ordered to testify concerning their roles in Catalonia's bid for independence.

Monday, 30 October 2017

Ex-Catalan president takes refuge in Belgium under threat of charges

Carles Puigdemont
Ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont fled to Belgium Monday after Spain's top prosecutor said charges were coming against he and other pro-independence leaders who were removed from the semi-autonomous region.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017

Spain gives Catalan President new deadline to clarify independence bid

Puigdemont didn't directly address whether or not he declared independence
The Spanish government on Monday gave Catalonia's leader three extra days to formally declare whether his region will seek independence -- a prospect that has been in limbo since last week.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Catalan president delays independence declaration, asks for talks

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont
In a speech many believed could include Catalonia's declaration of independence from Spain, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont instead called for dialogue between the two governments.

Friday, 6 October 2017

Catalan parliament defies Madrid pressure, works on independence declaration

Catalan parliament
Catalan secessionists were working today towards a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain that could be adopted next week in defiance of a court order and increased economic pressure from Madrid.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Spain summons Catalan mayors over independence vote

Spain's Constitutional Court
Spain's state prosecutor has ordered a criminal probe of all 700-plus Catalan mayors who have backed an independence referendum, as Madrid seeks to block the separatist vote it deems illegal.

Monday, 11 September 2017

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Over 100,000 Migrants Cross Med to Europe since January: UN

More than 100,000 migrants and refugees have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the year, and 2,247 have died trying, the UN said Tuesday.

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Spain's King to meet political leaders ahead of last attempt to elect PM

Spanish King Felipe VI is to meet with political party leaders on Oct. 24-25 to discuss the available options in Spain's attempt to form a government, the King's office said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

France and Spain object to separate negotiations in Scotland with the EU

French President Francois Hollande and the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy strongly oppose the idea to keep Scotland in the EU – bypassing of results of a British national referendum.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Socialist Sanchez confirms Spain is heading for new elections

Pedro Sanchez, leader of the socialist PSOE party, confirmed on Tuesday that Spain is heading for new elections, after he could not guarantee enough votes that would secure him the country's prime minister post.

Monday, 9 November 2015

Spain to use "all legal mechanisms" to block Catalan independence

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday said he would use "all of the available machinery" in order to thwart the motion passed in the Catalan regional assembly on Monday to "begin the process of disconnecting" from Spain.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Spain's anti-austerity Podemos hails Greek ally Syriza


Spain's anti-austerity party hailed on Sunday its Greek radical left-wing ally Syriza which appeared on course for a stunning election victory.

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