Showing posts with label referendum. Show all posts
Showing posts with label referendum. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Brexit: Tory MP calls for EU referendum rerun

Tory MP calls for EU referendum rerun
A senior Conservative member of the parliament on Tuesday called for the 2016 EU referendum to be rerun after the publishing of an investigation that showed the official leave campaign had breached electoral rules and regulations.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

May rules out second referendum on EU membership

second referendum on EU membership
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out a second vote on the country's membership of the European Union, saying there was no going back on the result of the June 2016 vote.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Spain says police reinforcement during Catalan referendum cost $118m

police reinforcement during Catalan referendum
The deployment of up to 6,000 extra police in Catalonia during the affluent region's banned independence referendum cost the Spanish government 87 million euros ($118m), the country's interior minister said Thursday, insisting that the blame for the extraordinary fees lay at the feet of the Catalan leadership at the time.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Spanish Court Says Ex-Catalan Vice President to Stay in Jail

Ex-Catalan Vice President to Stay in Jail
 Supreme Court judges have ruled against allowing ousted Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras out of jail while he is investigated for rebellion and other charges stemming from the restive region's recent drive for independence from Spain.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Annulling Referendum Results Baghdad’s Only Condition for Talks with KRG

Referendum IRAQ KURDS
Baghdad has not imposed any preconditions for a dialogue with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) other than the cancellation of the referendum’s results, the Iraqi government’s spokesperson said.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Spain pulls police reinforcements from Catalonia

Spain pulls police reinforcements from Catalonia
Spain on Tuesday began to pull the police reinforcements it had sent to Catalonia ahead of a contested independence referendum in the region on Oct. 1, the government said.

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.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Kurdish leaders refuse to reject referendum result

talks on the future of Iraqi Kurdistan
Kurdish leaders have refused Iraqi government demands to reject the result of an independence referendum ahead of talks on the future of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Référendum kurde: un tribunal irakien ordonne l'arrestation des organisateurs

arrestation des organisateurs du référendum
Un tribunal de Bagdad a ordonné mercredi l'arrestation des organisateurs du référendum d'indépendance au Kurdistan, à la demande du gouvernement irakien qui multiplie les mesures de rétorsion contre cette région autonome dont il veut aussi tarir les revenus pétroliers.

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.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Rajoy says Spain will not be divided following vote

Spain would not be divided
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said that Spain would not be divided, a week after Catalonia held a referendum that authorities there say showed voters overwhelmingly support independence.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Le président catalan repousse à mardi son intervention devant le parlement

parlement régional
Le président séparatiste catalan Carles Puigdemont a repoussé à mardi son intervention devant le parlement régional, initialement prévue lundi, au cours de laquelle il devait s'exprimer sur les conséquences du référendum d'autodétermination, a annoncé vendredi le gouvernement régional.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Spain's top court suspends Catalan parliament fearing secessionist move

Spain's Constitutional Court
Spain's Constitutional Court on Thursday announced it had preemptively suspended the Catalan parliament's upcoming plenary session in an attempt to thwart a unilateral declaration of independence by the region's president.

Catalan Leader Says Not Afraid of Arrest over Independence

The leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont
The leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, said he was not afraid of being arrested for organizing a banned referendum on the region’s independence from Spain, which went ahead on Sunday despite Madrid using force to try to stop people voting.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

El rey Felipe VI acusa al Gobierno catalán de intentar "quebrar la unidad de España"

el rey Felipe VI
El jefe del Estado ha asegurado que es una situación de "extrema gravedad" a la que deben responder "los poderes legítimos del Estado".

Metro, Roads Disrupted in Catalonia Pro-Independence Protest

 spain metro stations in Barcelona
Barcelona metro stations were closed, pickets blocked main roads and civil servants walked out on Tuesday in response to a strike called by pro-independence groups after hundreds were injured in a Spanish police crackdown on a banned independence referendum.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Le Parlement européen va débattre mercredi de la situation en Catalogne

le président du Parlement, Antonio Tajani
Les députés européens ont décidé lundi d'ajouter à leur ordre du jour de mercredi un débat consacré à la situation en Catalogne, marquée par des violences policières lors du référendum d'autodétermination dimanche.

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