Showing posts with label Independence. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Independence. Show all posts

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

22 arrested in Catalonia for rerouting public funds for independence bid

22 arrested in Catalonia for rerouting public funds for independence bid
National Police have been involved in raids in northeast Spain that have led to the arrest of 22 people on Thursday on suspicion they were linked to the alleged rerouting of public funds to entities connected to an illegal pro-independence bid launched by Catalonia last year, sources close to the investigation told EFE.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Sturgeon to 'restart debate' on Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon will "restart the debate" on Scottish independence in the coming weeks as the findings of her party's economic growth commission are revealed.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Taiwan accuses China of 'sabre rattling' as naval drill begins

China is conducting live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait
China is conducting live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid growing tension in the region.
The one-day drill follows Chinese warnings against independence moves by the self-governing island. Taiwan began a similar exercise earlier this week.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Delta Airlines apologizes for listing China's territories as independent countries

Delta Airlines has apologized for listing Tibet and Taiwan as independent countries
Delta Airlines has apologized for listing Tibet and Taiwan as independent countries on its official website and promised to take immediate measures to correct the mistakes.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Catalonia Independence Crisis Cost Spain €1B, FM Says

Spain's foreign minister claimed Monday that the Catalan independence crisis had cost the country "a billion" euros as fallout from the turmoil continued to hamper growth in the wealthy region.

Luis de Guindos said the slowdown in growth in Catalonia, which accounts to around a fifth of Spanish GDP, was hampering the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy as a whole.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Iraq’s top court declares Kurd referendum unconstitutional

Kurd referendum unconstitutional
Iraq's supreme court on Monday declared that September's referendum on independence in the autonomous Kurdish areas in the north of the country was unconstitutional.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Puigdemont évoque une alternative à l’indépendance en Catalogne

une alternative à l’indépendance en Catalogne
Alors que le référendum d’autodétermination a conduit la Catalogne dans une impasse politique, l’ex-Président qui a porté le combat de l’indépendantisme a assuré depuis Bruxelles qu’il était «toujours pour un accord» et que l’indépendance de sa région n’était pas l’unique solution.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Catalan Parliament speaker acknowledges independence from Spain was symbolic

independence from Spain was symbolic
The speaker of Catalonia's parliament acknowledged in court on Thursday that a constitutional mechanism whereby the central government revoked her region's self-rule after it tried to secede from Spain had to be abided by and the Catalan declaration of independence was symbolic.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Spain's Constitutional Court annuls Catalan declaration of independence

Spain's Constitutional Court
Spain's Constitutional Court has officially annulled the Catalan parliament's 27 October unilateral declaration of independence, a widely expected ruling after the move was suspended by the court.

Friday, November 3, 2017

France's New Caledonia Agrees with Paris on 2018 Independence Referendum

France's New Caledonia
As the tensions over the controversial referendum in Spain remain high, fears that the vote will trigger a series of similar referendums seem to be materializing with the French overseas territory of New Caledonia stepping up the idea of holding a plebiscite.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Spanish Constitutional Court Cancels Catalonia's Declaration of Independence

Spanish Constitutional Court
The move comes just a day after the Catalan parliament has recognized its dissolution as part of Madrid's measures to impose direct rule over the region after its unilateral declaration of independence dubbed illegal by the Spanish leadership.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Catalan parliament declares independence from Spain

Catalan parliament declares independence
Catalonia's regional parliament has declared independence from Spain on in a disputed vote that is now likely to be declared illegal by Spain's constitutional court.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Iran reopens border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan amid independence row

Iran reopens border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan
Iran has reopened its major border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan for travel and trade amid tensions over an independence referendum last month, the Iranian consulate in Erbil announced.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Selon Vladimir Poutine, l'UE a déclenché une vague séparatiste en soutenant l'indépendance du Kosovo

l'indépendance du Kosovo
Lors de la 14e édition du Club Valdaï, le président russe a abordé la crise catalane, estimant que le séparatisme en Europe avait été encouragé par la déclaration d'indépendance contestée du Kosovo en 2008, soutenue par l'Union européenne.

Without clear answer from Catalonia, Spain set to trigger Article 155

Catalonia's autonomy
Spain's government said Thursday it will move to impose direct rule over Catalonia -- an unprecedented action -- after the region's president refused to abandon independence push.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Catalonia's response on independence is not valid : Madrid

Catalonia's response on independence
Catalonia has failed to clarify its stance on independence in Monday’s letter from the region’s leader Carles Puigdemont to Spainish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, according to Spain's Justice Minister Rafael Catala.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Juncker says if Catalonia went independent, other regions would do same

Catalonia to break away from Spain
The president of the European Commission said Friday he did not want Catalonia to break away from Spain because it would encourage other regions in Europe to follow suit.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Madrid Gives Catalonia 5 Day Ultimatum To Clarify If It Declared Independence

5 Day Ultimatum
With Spain’s prime minister having opened earlier in the day the path for Madrid to use a constitutional “nuclear option” to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy, demanding that the regional government makes clear whether it considers itself independent, moments ago Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy gave Catalan President Carles Puigdemont a five day ultimatum to clarify whether he actually declared the region's independence in his speech devoted to the highly controversial referendum, and another 3 to "rectify it."

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