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By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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WATCH: Belgium prosecutor’s office announces Carles Puigdemont SURRENDERED to the police | World | News

Catalonia’s deposed president surrendered to the police in Belgium after seeking asylum in Brussels for a week. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Gilles Dejemeppe, a spokesperson More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Sacked Catalonia leader turns himself in, polls show independence strength

BRUSSELS/MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four associates turned themselves in to Belgian police on Sunday, following Spain’s issuing of an arrest warrant for rebellion More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Pro-Catalonia independence parties seen winning most votes in election: poll

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Pro-Catalonia independence parties will combine for the most votes in regional election in December though may fall just short of a majority needed to revive the secession campaign, More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Catalonia crisis: THOUSANDS march in Basque over imprisoned Catalan politicians | World | News

An estimated 44,000 people marched in protest of the crackdown by Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after he implemented Article 155 of the constitution and took over the running of the semi-autonomous region More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader

MADRID/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Spain on Friday issued an arrest warrant on sedition and other charges for former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who went to Brussels after his government was sacked following More...

By news On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont says he is ‘ready’ to stand in upcoming elections | World | News

Mr Puigdemont said in an interview with the RTBF channel in a programme due to air later tonight, that he was ready to be a candidate for the upcoming elections on December 21 and that he was willing to campaign More...

By news On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Ousted Catalan leader unlikely to return to Spain to testify: lawyer

MADRID (Reuters) – A lawyer for dismissed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is due to appear in a Spanish court this week to answer charges relating to Catalonia’s push for independence, said he was More...

By news On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Ousted Catalan leader agrees to election, summoned to Madrid court

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) – Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont agreed on Tuesday to a snap election called by Spain’s central government when it took control of the region to stop it breaking More...

By news On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Ousted Catalan leader accepts new election, says ‘long road’ to independence

BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) – Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday agreed to the snap election called by Spain’s central government when it took control of the region to stop it breaking More...

By news On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Spanish prosecutor accuses sacked Catalan leader of rebellion

BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s state prosecutor accused sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont of rebellion and sedition on Monday as the former regional president traveled to Belgium with other More...