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

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."

Rajoy to formally ask Puigdemont about independence status

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the Spanish prime minister called for clarification from Catalonia over its decision to suspend a declaration of independence the previous evening.

Spanish gov't to hold meeting over situation in Catalonia

The Spanish government
The Spanish government will meet on Wednesday due to the extraordinary situation created on Tuesday after president of the regional government of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, said that the effects of the declaration of independence would be suspended to open a period of dialogue.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont suspends independence

Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont suspends independence
Catalonia's leader said he accepts the "mandate from the people" to "become, an independent state", but stopped short of declaring independence as he seeks dialogue with Spain.

Madrid appelle Puigdemont à "ne rien entreprendre d'irréversible"

gouvernement espagnol
Le porte-parole du gouvernement espagnol a appelé mardi le président séparatiste de Catalogne Carles Puigdemont à "ne rien entreprendre d'irréversible", avant un discours qu'il doit prononcer au Parlement catalan et dans lequel il pourrait unilatéralement déclarer l'indépendance de sa région.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Le chef du Parti socialiste espagnol demande au leader catalan "d'arrêter tout"

Le leader du Parti socialiste espagnol
Le leader du Parti socialiste espagnol Pedro Sanchez a demandé lundi au chef du gouvernement séparatiste catalan, Carles Puigdemont, de "tout arrêter" et de renoncer à une déclaration d'indépendance unilatérale dès mardi comme il l'envisage.

Catalonia: France snubs independence bid

the regional parliament
The French government has said it will not recognise Catalonia if it declares independence from Spain and such a move will mean expulsion from the EU.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Catalonian independence: Opponents of secession have called for demonstrations around Spain

Opponents of secession have called for demonstrations around Spain
Spain is bracing for more protests on Saturday despite tentative signs that rival sides may be seeking to defuse the crisis after Madrid offered a first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed secession vote.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Turkey-Iran approach may hinder Kurdish secession dream

kurds syria iran turkey
The recent Turkish-Iranian approach following the massively-approved independence referendum of Iraqi Kurdistan region is likely to hinder the Kurdish secession dream, said Egyptian political experts.

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