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Spanish King Felipe VI urges Catalonia to avoid confrontation, respect plurality

December 25, 2017 2:38 am
Spanish King Felipe VI urges Catalonia to avoid confrontation, respect plurality

Spanish King Felipe VI delivers his Christmas Eve message at the Royal Palace in Madrid on December 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Spain’s King Felipe VI in a Christmas speech on Sunday urged Catalan lawmakers to respect their region’s diversity and avoid another confrontation over independence. Felipe’s remarks came three […]

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Catalan leaders likely to declare independence from Spain on Monday

October 5, 2017 9:08 am
Catalan leaders likely to declare independence from Spain on Monday

Catalan Regional President Carles Puigdemont gestures as he makes a statement at the Generalitat Palace in Barcelona, Spain, October 4, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Catalan leaders will likely move on Monday to declare independence from Spain, more than a week after the already autonomous Spanish region held a banned referendum […]

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Spain’s King Felipe VI accuses Catalan leaders of disloyalty

October 4, 2017 3:31 pm
Spain’s King Felipe VI  accuses Catalan leaders of disloyalty

This handout picture released on October 3, 2017 by the Spanish Royal House (Casa Real) shows Spain’s King Felipe VI addressing the nation on October 3, 2017 in Madrid, as the country grapples with its biggest political crisis in decades over an independence drive in Catalonia.(Photos by AFP) Spain’s King […]

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Amnesty International calls on Spanish King Felipe VI to block sale of warships to Saudi Arabia

November 12, 2016 7:56 am
Amnesty International calls on Spanish King Felipe VI to block sale of warships to Saudi Arabia

File photo shows an Avante 2200 corvette patrol vessel. Amnesty International has called on Spain’s King Felipe VI to prevent the possible sale of several warships to Saudi Arabia, warning that the Arab kingdom could use them to commit “serious violations of international humanitarian law” against the Yemeni people. “They (Saudis) […]

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