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Ex-Catalan leader demands regional govt be reinstated

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 11:16 GMT

"As president, I demand the Spanish government and those who support it... restore all they have expropriated from the Catalans without their say-so," Puigdemont said.

Egypt Today’s morning international news

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 07:36 GMT

CAIRO – 1 November 2017: Egypt Today briefs top European newspapers on Wednesday for political issues

Catalonia warns of civil disobedience as Madrid readies direct rule

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 05:16 GMT

Catalonia said it was confident all officials including police would defy attempts by Madrid to enforce direct rule on the region in a dispute of possible unrest.

Spain to incorporate Islam into curriculum

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 11:05 GMT

Islam will be taught as part of Spanish schools’ official curriculum beginning the 2018 academic year, Levante newspaper reported.

Spanish gov't aims for January regional elections in Catalonia - PSOE

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 09:05 GMT

The Spanish government has agreed with the opposition Socialists (PSOE) to hold regional elections in January in Catalonia.

Catalonia: Spanish gov't rejects 'tacit' independence declaration

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 10:40 GMT

The Spanish gov't has described Puigdemont’s parliamentary statement, as “blackmail broadcast live to the state” and rejected the “tacit” independence declaration.

Catalan leader backs mediation to resolve regional crisis

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 07:37 GMT

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday he was in favor of mediation to find a way out of the Catalan crisis, amid Spanish government's refusal.

Spain passes measures to control Catalan finances

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 12:14 GMT

The Spanish government said on Friday it had passed measures to increase control over Catalan finances ahead of independence vote.

Madrid prepares riposte to Catalonia independence bid

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 09:55 GMT

The Spanish government is to hold an emergency meeting Thursday after Catalonia's regional authority voted to push ahead with an independence referendum on October 1.