Showing posts with label Spain. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Spain. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Spain announces football match with ‘territory of Kosovo’ –

territory of Kosovo

Kosovo’s men’s senior football team, which is set to play a series of international matches against Spain, Greece and Georgia, was referred to by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) as the “territory of Kosovo” in a public statement published on its website on 9 March. Spain is one of the five EU countries that do not recognise Kosovo.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Catalan Government Sues Rajoy Over Abuse of Power

Catalan Government Sues Rajoy Over Abuse of Power
New Catalan leader Quim Torra has filed a lawsuit against Mariano Rajoy, who was ousted as Spain's prime minister earlier on Friday, and his deputy Soraya Saenz de Santamaria over abuse of power.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Podemos leader wins confidence vote

 they were accused of hypocrisy for buying a house for over 600,000 euros ($700,000) with a swimming pool and guest house
Spain's far-left party Podemos says its leader has won a confidence vote called after an outcry over his purchase of a luxury home.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Spanish Supreme court upholds rebellion, corruption charges against Puigdemont, former cabinet

Spanish Supreme court upholds rebellion, corruption charges against Puigdemont, former cabinet
Spanish Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena has confirmed in a new judicial order that charges of rebellion, misuse of public resources and civil disobedience against former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and 24 members of his cabinet would be upheld.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

German prosecutors file for extradition of Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont
German prosecutors have filed a request to a regional court for the extradition of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to Spain, where he faces charges of rebellion over the region's campaign for independence.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Puigdemont cannot form government from abroad, Spain's top court rules

Puigdemont cannot form government from abroad
Spain's top court ruled Saturday that Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont must be present to form a government in Spain, where he is wanted on sedition charges. Puigdemont had previously said he could rule the region from exile in Belgium.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Catalogne: Madrid attaque la candidature de Carles Puigdemont devant la Cour constitutionnelle

Le gouvernement espagnol a décidé de se pourvoir devant la Cour constitutionnelle contre la décision du parlement catalan de proposer l'ancien ministre-président Carles Puigdemont comme candidat à la présidence de la région, a déclaré vendredi la vice-première ministre Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría lors d'une conférence de presse.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Spain's Supreme Court rejects request to arrest Catalan ex-president

Spain's Supreme Court
Spain's Supreme Court rejected a request by prosecutors to reactivate an arrest warrant for deposed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in Denmark on Monday.

Friday, January 19, 2018

EU’s Frontex expects illegal migration to Spain to rise further in 2018

migration to Spain to rise further in 2018
Europe’s border agency expects a further increase in arrivals of illegal migrants in Spain by sea this year, after numbers more than doubled in 2017.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Madrid rule over Catalonia to continue if exiled ex-leader Puigdemont re-elected : PM Rajoy

Spain will continue to rule the regional administration of Catalonia directly from Madrid in the event that its self-exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont is chosen as president by the Catalan parliament, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned on Monday.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Spanish king urges Catalan lawmakers to avoid confrontation in Christmas speech

King Felipe VI
King Felipe VI used his traditional Christmas Eve address Sunday night to call on Catalonia’s newly elected parliament to renounce further moves toward secession from Spain.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Ousted Catalan leader in Brussels to apply for political asylum: media

Ousted Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont
Ousted Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont, as well as five of his advisers, is in Belgium, amidst speculation he could apply for political asylum, local media reported on Monday.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thousands attend Barcelona rally for unity in Spain

rally for unity in Spain
Hundreds of thousands gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to call for unity and show support for the Spanish government's reaction to Catalonia's push for independence.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia as deadline passes

Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia
Spain's government set the clock ticking Monday on imposing direct rule over Catalonia, after the region's leader missed a deadline to clarify whether he had declared independence.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.