Articles Tagged 'Spain'
Barcelona Braces For More Protests After Catalan Separatists Sentenced To Prison
Police and protesters were expected to face off for a second time Tuesday in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region, a day after the Supreme Court found… READ MORE
Spain’s Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government
Spain’s ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a national election but… READ MORE
Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain
CARACAS/BOGOTA (Reuters) – Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on… READ MORE
Catalan independence: Spain high court summons dismissed leader
Spain’s high court has summoned sacked Catalan leader Carles Puidgemont and 13 other members of his dismissed government to appear later this week.
It also… READ MORE
Spain on a knife’s edge as Madrid seizes control of rebel Catalonia
Madrid (AFP) – Spain was plunged into crisis Friday as Madrid seized power from independence-seeking Catalonia, the first curtailment of regional autonomy since the brutal… READ MORE
Catalans prepare to defy Madrid in banned independence vote
BARCELONA, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Catalans are expected to defy Spanish authorities and attempt to vote in a banned independence referendum… READ MORE
700 Catalan Mayors Support Holding Independence Vote
More than 700 mayors from Catalonia met Saturday in Barcelona in a show of strength amid pressure from Spain’s central government not to hold an… READ MORE
Two charged over Spain terror attacks as suspect is released
One of the surviving suspects of last week’s terror attacks in Spain has told a court that a bigger atrocity was planned.
According to Spanish… READ MORE
Spain hopes ‘tsar’ can fix ‘catastrophically’ low birth rate…
Spain has appointed a ‘sex tsar’ to help boost the country’s “catastrophically low” birth rate .
Young couples have reportedly blamed being “too tired after… READ MORE
Colombia: Spain agrees to extradite Farc ‘abortions nurse’
Spain has agreed to extradite to Colombia a former Farc rebel accused of carrying out 300 forced abortions on women fighters, some of them underage.… READ MORE