Friday 14 December 2018

Spain takes over Catalonia, fires defiant separatist leaders

Spain took direct control of Catalonia on Saturday, firing the region's defiant separatist government a day after Catalan lawmakers passed a declaration of independence for the prosperous northeastern region. The move came aft


Yemen separatist leader arrested, protests continue

The leader of Yemen's secessionist Southern Movement was arrested in Aden and shots were fired at a demonstration in Sanaa on Sunday as unrest hit the country for a ninth consecutive day. Thousands of people also staged sit-ins in the citi


Separatist shot dead in rising Yemen violence

A separatist activist and his son were shot dead on their farm and gunmen killed a soldier at a police post in worsening violence in southern Yemen, witnesses and media said on Monday. A fourth man was also shot dead on Sunday by soldiers

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