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Catalonia holds demonstrations in protest against independence referendum violence
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Catalonia holds demonstrations in protest against independence referendum violence

Demonstrators gather in protest in front of Spanish police station in downtown Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday.

Catalonia votes to break away from Spain: Carles Puigdemont says citizens have right to an independent state
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Catalonia votes to break away from Spain: Carles Puigdemont says citizens have right to an independent state

Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont said the region won the right to break away from Spain, with his government claiming Monday that 90 percent of voters backed independence in the banned referendum which was marred by clashes.

Catalan independence referendum: 91 injured as police cracks down on activist-held polling stations
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Catalan independence referendum: 91 injured as police cracks down on activist-held polling stations

Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday as thousands turned out to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid.

Catalan independence referendum: Around 91 people, 11 police officers hurt in crackdown at polling stations
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Catalan independence referendum: Around 91 people, 11 police officers hurt in crackdown at polling stations

Catalonia's emergency services said Sunday they had treated 38 people injured in a police crackdown at polling stations for an independence referendum banned by Madrid.

All foreign flights from Iraq Kurdish capital of Arbil to be suspended on Baghdad's orders
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All foreign flights from Iraq Kurdish capital of Arbil to be suspended on Baghdad's orders

All foreign flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil will be suspended from Friday evening on Baghdad's orders, its airport director said, following a controversial independence referendum.

Nicola Sturgeon to push for new independence vote for Scotland
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Nicola Sturgeon to push for new independence vote for Scotland

Sturgeon told the British government that "in 2014, you told us Scotland was an equal partner in the UK. Well, the moment has come to prove it."

Second independence referendum for Scotland highly likely, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
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Second independence referendum for Scotland highly likely, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday that it is "highly likely" Scotland will hold a second independence referendum because of Britain's decision to withdraw from the European Union.

Scotland's independence referendum sees highest voter turnout in decades
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Scotland's independence referendum sees highest voter turnout in decades

From the Edinburgh to the Shetland Islands, Scotland embraced a historic moment after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum