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Catalonia’s ex-leader Carles Puigdemont softens tone on secession, says other solutions possible

November 13, 2017 12:30 am
Catalonia’s ex-leader Carles Puigdemont softens tone on secession, says other solutions possible

Former leader of Spain’s Catalonia region Carles Puigdemont (Photo by AFP) Former president of Spain’s Catalonia region, who ran a controversial campaign for independence last month before going to self-imposed exile in Belgium, has softened his tone on the drive, saying he may accept a non-secessionist solution to the crisis […]

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Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont says Spain was ‘preparing wave of repression, violence’

November 7, 2017 1:02 am
Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont says Spain was ‘preparing wave of repression, violence’

Former leader of Spain’s Catalonia region Carles Puigdemont Former leader of Spain’s Catalonia Carles Puigdemont says he fled the country to Belgium to avoid a “wave of violence” Madrid was preparing against the independence campaign in the region. “I’m absolutely convinced that the Spanish state was preparing a harsh wave […]

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, four ex-ministers due in Belgian Court Nov. 17

November 6, 2017 12:15 am
Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, four ex-ministers due in Belgian Court Nov. 17

Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont makes a statement in this still image from video in Brussels, Belgium, November 2, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Ousted president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, and four former ministers are due to appear later this month in a Belgian court, which is hearing the case for […]

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Belgian judge grants ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont provisional release

November 5, 2017 8:00 pm
Belgian judge grants ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont provisional release

A Belgian judge has conditionally released Catalonia’s sacked president, Carles Puigdemont, and four ex-ministers, after they turned themselves to police in Brussels to face possible extradition to Spain over “rebellion” plots. The five Catalan politicians fled to Belgium after Spanish authorities removed them from office in late October. They were […]

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Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, deputies turns self in to Belgian police

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Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, deputies turns self in to Belgian police

This file photo taken on October 27, 2017 shows then Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont (C) singing the Catalan anthem “Els Segadors” after a Catalan parliament session in Barcelona. (AFP photo) Belgian authorities have in custody the former Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his deputies who escaped Spain […]

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Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont return to Spain could take 3 months: Authorities

November 4, 2017 10:00 pm
Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont return to Spain could take 3 months: Authorities

Sacked Catalan President Carles Puigdemont makes a statement in this still image from a video in Brussels, Belgium, November 2, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Belgian authorities say it could take three months for deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his associates to be returned to Spain under a European […]

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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont not to return home soon, his lawyer says

November 1, 2017 7:02 pm
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont not to return home soon, his lawyer says

Catalonia’s dismissed leader Carles Puigdemont (R) along with other members of his dismissed government address a press conference at The Press Club in Brussels, Belgium, October 31, 2017. (AFP photo) The leader of Spain’s Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, will not return home soon to face prosecution over his attempt to separate the […]

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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont not to return home soon, his lawyer says

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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont not to return home soon, his lawyer says

Catalonia’s dismissed leader Carles Puigdemont (R) along with other members of his dismissed government address a press conference at The Press Club in Brussels, Belgium, October 31, 2017. (AFP photo) The leader of Spain’s Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, will not return home soon to face prosecution over his attempt to separate the […]

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Catalonia’s regional leader Carles Puigdemont rejects snap poll as Spain mulls direct rule

October 27, 2017 10:56 am
Catalonia’s regional leader Carles Puigdemont rejects snap poll as Spain mulls direct rule

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont leaves after a session of the Catalan Parliament in Barcelona on October 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Catalonia’s regional leader Carles Puigdemont has refused to call snap elections to break a deadlock between Madrid and the semi-autonomous region.  Speaking at the regional government’s headquarters in Barcelona […]

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Catalonia’s regional leader Carles Puigdemont rejects snap poll as Spain mulls direct rule

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Catalonia’s regional leader Carles Puigdemont rejects snap poll as Spain mulls direct rule

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont leaves after a session of the Catalan Parliament in Barcelona on October 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Catalonia’s regional leader Carles Puigdemont has refused to call snap elections to break a deadlock between Madrid and the semi-autonomous region.  Speaking at the regional government’s headquarters in Barcelona […]

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