Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has been arrested in Italy on Thursday, his lawyer and an aide say, four years after fleeing following an independence referendum that Madrid ruled unconstitutional.
The Spanish government and the Catalonia region have resumed talks aimed at sewing up their rifts over the northeastern region’s separatist ambitions.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Catalonia in the first major independence rally this year, as leaders of the wealthy northeastern region are set to hold talks with the Spanish central government in the coming days.
The Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry has blasted Spain over interference in the Central American country’s domestic affairs, consistent with Washington's hostile stance toward the nation.
Brahim Ghali, the leader of the Western Saharan independence movement has arrived in Algeria, amid an escalation of tensions between Morocco and Spain over his reception for medical treatment by the latter.
Protests erupted in a number of European countries on May Day as demonstrators called for better working protections in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the attributed economic crisis.
The United States has begun to take retaliatory action against six countries for imposing a levy or digital services tax on e-commerce companies that have impacted US enterprises.
The European Parliament has lifted the immunity from prosecution of former regional president of Catalonia and two of his government officials over charges of "sedition."
Angry protesters and police have clashed for a fourth night in cities across Spain after thousands of people took to the streets to demand freedom of expression.
Spanish police and protesters have clashed for a third night after thousands of people took to the streets to demand freedom of expression.