Showing posts with label independence. Show all posts
Showing posts with label independence. Show all posts

Monday, January 15, 2018

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

SPAIN GOVERNMENT
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, 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.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Juncker "ne souhaite pas" une indépendance de la Catalogne

un effet domino en Europe
Le président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker a déclaré vendredi qu'il ne souhaitait pas que la Catalogne devienne indépendante, craignant un effet domino en Europe.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

‘Double standard & hypocrisy’: Serbian president on EU denouncement of Catalan referendum

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has accused the EU of hypocrisy and double-standards following its denouncement of the Catalonian referendum as illegal, while acknowledging the independence of the breakaway province of Kosovo.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Spanish minister warns Catalan independence would lead to poverty

Catalan independence would lead to poverty
Spanish Minister for the Economy Luis de Guindos warned on Monday that the Catalan region in northeastern Spain would face poverty should its inhabitants declare independence.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Catalonia vows to push ahead with independence bid despite Madrid warning

Spain's Constitutional Court
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans prepared to rally in the streets of Barcelona today in what campaigners hope will be a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region's split from Spain.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Poll: Nearly one third of Bavarians favor independence from Germany

32 percent of Bavarians supports independence
Almost one in three people in southern German state of Bavaria favor independence from Germany, German media reported on Monday, citing a newly-released survey.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Catalonia sets date for landmark vote on independence from Spain

The autonomous region of Catalonia will have the decisive referendum on secession from Spain on October 1, the regional government announced on Friday. The move comes after a months-long standoff with Madrid, which decries the vote as illegal.

Germany sounds warning on Iraqi Kurds' independence vote

Germany's foreign minister has warned that plans for a referendum on Kurdish independence could worsen tensions in Iraq.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bangladesh executes Islamist party leader Mir Quasem Ali for war crimes

Bangladesh on Saturday executed another top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, Mir Quasem Ali, for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

US does not support 'Tibet independence': Kerry

The United States maintains that Tibet is an inalienable part of China and does not support the independence of Tibet, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Tibet: Monk Dies after Setting Self on Fire. Total Self-immolation Reaches 143

Following a brief respite in the wave of self-immolation protests that swept Tibet since 2009, a young Tibetan monk self-immolated on 29 February in Nyarong county, Kardze (incorporated into China’s Sichuan Province), according to media reports.

Monday, January 11, 2016

New Catalonia Leader Vows Secession From Spain by Mid-2017

Lawmakers in Spain’s pro-independence Catalonia region ended months of political gridlock Sunday, swearing in a new separatist leader who promised secession within 18 months.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Serbian Envoy Praises Kosovo's Failed UNESCO Bid as Victory for Int'l Law

Kosovo's failure to gather the needed majority of votes to join the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) is a victory for justice and international law, Serbia's Ambassador to Russia Slavenko Terzic told Sputnik on Monday.

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.