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'Cut'alonia: satirical petition demands another piece of Spain

MADRID: A satirical petition proposing that Tabarnia, a non-existent part of independence-minded Catalonia, break away from the region and remain part of Spain went viral on Tuesday. The Change.org petition, which has gathered over 21,000 signatures in just three days, was a t...

Tabarnia, the fictional region that wants to leave Catalonia

A satirical petition proposing that Tabarnia, a non-existant part of independence-minded Catalonia, break away from the region and remain part of Spain went viral on Tuesday. The Change.org petition, which has gathered over 21,000 signatures in just three days, was a trending to...

Spanish PM Rebuffs Catalan Leaders' Demand for Independence Talks

Spain's prime minister has rejected demands for talks from Catalonia's independence leaders, following regional elections in the semi-autonomous region Thursday which gave pro-secessionist parties a slim majority of two seats in the Catalan parliament. The election was called af...

Catalan crisis intensifies as Spain snubs talks offer

Madrid: The crisis over Catalan independence deepened on Friday as Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish prime minister, rebuffed an offer of talks from Carles Puigdemont in the wake of the secessionist victory at the polls. Mr Puigdemont spoke from his self-imposed exile in Belgium to ca...

Rajoy rebuffs Catalan call for talks

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Fugitive ex-Catalan leader calls on talks with Spain

(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, center, leaves after a press conference at the Square Meeting Center in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The pro-secession b...

Deposed Catalan president offers to meet Rajoy, but not in Spain

The deposed Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, on Friday offered to meet the Spanish prime minister anywhere but in Spain, the day after pro-independence parties held onto their majority in sn...

Puigdemont calls for Rajoy dialogue ‘anywhere’ outside of Spain

Catalan independence leader Carles Puigdemont asked Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to meet “anywhere but Spain” – where arrest warrants are pending for him and four other members of h...

Spain's Rajoy under pressure after Catalonia vote

The Spanish government called the early election in the hope of quelling the separatist movement, whose push for independence this year triggered the country's worst political crisis in decades. ...

Catalan separatists win vital snap poll

BARCELONA: Catalonia plunged into further uncertainty on Friday after separatists won a crucial snap poll called following a failed independence bid that rattled Europe and triggered Spain’s wo...

Rajoy's Gamble Backfires as Catalonia Re-Elects Separatists

Catalonia‘s separatists look set to regain power in the wealthy Spanish region after local elections on Thursday, deepening the nation’s political crisis in a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister M...

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