Catalan leader calls on Madrid to agree to independence referendum

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 02:50 GMT

Catalan leader Quim Torra relaunched a campaign to split his region from Spain on Tuesday.

Catalan lawmakers vote on new regional leader who vows to push for independence

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Catalonia's parliament is set to vote on Saturday on whether to appoint as regional president Quim Torra, handpicked by deposed leader Carles Puigdemont.

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.

Belgian judges to give Puigdemont extradition decision December 14

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 12:14 GMT

A Belgian judge will decide on December 14 whether to grant a European arrest warrant and send axed Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont back to Spain on sedition charges

Spanish judge issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 07:25 GMT

A Spanish judge has issued an arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former councillors.

Egypt Today’s evening international news

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 06:10 GMT

Egypt Today briefs top European newspapers on Tuesday for political, social issues

Egypt Today’s evening international news

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 04:37 GMT

CAIRO – 26 October 2017: Egypt Today briefs top newspapers on Thursday 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 urges polls as pressure mounts on Catalan separatists

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 01:15 GMT

Spain was preparing Friday to seize powers from Catalonia's regional government as political parties pushed for elections.