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17 July, 2018 2:46 PM Spain's Constitutional Court Blocks Latest Catalan Independence Motion

Spain's Constitutional Court said on Tuesday it had blocked a motion approved by Catalonia's parliament to resume steps to declare independence of the wealthy northeastern region. The court's formal suspension of the secessionist motion approved on July 5 by the Catalan assembly in Barcelona followed an appeal against the move filed by Spain's central 36

13 July, 2018 2:03 AM Donald Trump Blasts UK PM's Brexit Plan, Says It Puts Trade Deal In Doubt

A trade deal with the US is one of the main aims of Brexit supporters within May's party, who are concerned that she is making too many concessions to the EU. US President Donald Trump said a free trade deal with Britain might be impossible if it went ahead with Prime Minister Theresa May's proposals for post-Brexit ties with the European Union, in a damaging 59

26 June, 2018 3:27 PM Belize’s reef, an underwater wonder, may be out of risk

Govt. action may spur UNESCO to drop it from danger list. Just a stone’s throw away from the coast of Belize, brightly coloured tropical fish mingle with sharks, manta rays and sea turtles around a sprawling reef beneath the waters of the Caribbean. The Mesoamerican Reef, an underwater wonder world whose survival was considered to be at risk for years 31

17 June, 2018 9:59 AM Greece, Macedonia sign pact to change ex-Yugoslav republic's name to ‘Republic of North Macedonia’

The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an accord on Sunday to rename the former Yugoslav republic as the “Republic of North Macedonia’. The landmark accord follows decades of inconclusive talks which had soured relations between the two countries and held up the admission of the Balkan State into the EU and NATO, of which Greece is a member 38

2 June, 2018 2:39 PM Catalonia government sworn in, ending Madrid direct rule

Nationalists regained control of Catalonia’s regional government on Saturday as a new Cabinet was sworn in, automatically ending just over seven months of direct rule from Madrid by Spain’s Central government. The Cabinet led by Quim Torra, a close aide to former Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont, took over on the day Socialist Pedro Sanchez, who has said he wants 15

21 May, 2018 10:34 AM Madrid blocks Catalan councillors as stand-off drags on

The Spanish government on Monday recognised the powers of newly-elected Catalan leader Quim Torra but objected to his choice of councillors - some of whom are being held in custody - and refused to ratify his chosen team, official documents showed. The outcome means that Madrid will continue to impose direct rule on the northeastern region. Mr. Torra 49

11 March, 2018 11:08 PM Catalonia 'Republic Now' March Draws Thousands

Barcelona: Tens of thousands of people marched in Barcelona on Sunday to demand the formation of a new government in Spain's Catalonia region leading to its independence from Madrid despite formidable legal obstacles. Some 45,000 people joined the "Republic Now" march called by the influential pro-independence citizens' group ANC, city police said. "There 69

11 February, 2018 7:31 AM Rajapaksa's party expected to win Sri Lanka local government polls

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa led SLPP is expected to win the local government elections based on the results so far. According to unofficial results from various districts where polls were held yesterday, Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) is expected to win a majority of the 340 councils. There are 24 municipal councils 58

25 January, 2018 3:26 AM Brexit 'a mistake, not a disaster': ex-PM David Cameron

Britain's planned departure from the European Union is "a mistake, not a disaster", former premier David Cameron said during a conversation caught on camera in Davos today. Cameron stepped back from frontline British politics in the wake of the historic 2016 referendum, but was caught airing his views on Brexit at Switzerland's gathering of the world's 43

22 January, 2018 10:58 AM Catalonia's Puigdemont lands in Denmark as Spain seeks new warrant

He is the top candidate to lead Catalonia again after regional elections last month gave separatists a majority. Spain's prosecutor sought on Monday to reactivate a European arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont, as the former Catalan leader landed in Denmark for his first trip away from Belgium in three months of self-imposed exile. Mr. Puigdemont 33