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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 56

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 50

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 38

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 30

5 January, 2018 4:13 PM Messi’s Barca stay linked to Catalonia

Lionel Messi has ensured he could become a free agent if Barcelona no longer plays in a major European league as a result of Catalan independence, Spanish media wrote on Friday. According to a report in Madrid daily El Mundo, the contract Messi signed last November includes a clause that he must remain a Barcelona player only as long as the club is playing 26

26 December, 2017 5:44 AM British navy frigate escorts Russian warship in North Sea

London: A Royal Navy frigate escorted a Russian warship on Christmas Day as it passed close to British territorial waters, the ministry of defence said Tuesday at a time of strained relations between London and Moscow. The HMS St Albans monitored the Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov in the North Sea, "keeping track of its activity in areas of national 76

14 December, 2017 3:38 PM May 'disappointed' by UK vote but 'on course to deliver Brexit'

"I'm disappointed with the amendment but actually the EU Withdrawal bill is making good progress through the House of Commons and we're on course to deliver on Brexit," May said. BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday that she was "disappointed" after she lost a key parliamentary vote on Brexit but insisted it had not derailed negotiations 29

25 November, 2017 5:28 AM 45 Twitter accounts, spreading propaganda on Brexit and Trump, suspended

The handles were spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel San Francisco: Twitter has suspended 45 new accounts suspected of spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to a report in BuzzFeed News on Saturday, Twitter took the action 67

14 November, 2017 1:30 PM Iraqi Kurds seek talks after federal court bars secession

Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region says a federal court ruling that bars secession “must become a basis” for dialogue with the central government following September’s divisive independence referendum. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Kurdish regional government says “we respect” the Nov. 6 decision by the Supreme Federal Court, an indication they may be willing 44

5 November, 2017 12:26 PM Catalan separatists would lose votes in December election: Polls

Catalonia: Catalonia`s separatist ERC party, whose leader is in custody, would win December regional elections but the independence coalition as a whole could lose its absolute majority in parliament, according to opinion polls published Sunday. PDeCAT, the party of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is currently in Belgium and refused to appear 95