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Catalonia independence referendum: UN calls on Spain for 'impartial, thorough' probe into violence
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Catalonia independence referendum: UN calls on Spain for 'impartial, thorough' probe into violence

The UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said on Monday that he was disturbed by the violence in the Spanish region of Catalonia.

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.

Barcelona erupts in protest ahead of referendum for independence of Catalonia
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Barcelona erupts in protest ahead of referendum for independence of Catalonia

Thousands gathered on Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence.

Thousands of protesters gather in Barcelona over Catalonia independence vote
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Thousands of protesters gather in Barcelona over Catalonia independence vote

Thousands gathered on Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence.

La Liga President Javier Tebas says Catalan clubs won't play in Spanish league if region gains independence
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La Liga President Javier Tebas says Catalan clubs won't play in Spanish league if region gains independence

Tebas said they would not alter the kick-off of Barcelona's home game to Las Palmas, which is scheduled to be held on 1 October .

Emmanuel Macron hosts European Union leaders in Paris to hold talks on counter-terrorism measures
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Emmanuel Macron hosts European Union leaders in Paris to hold talks on counter-terrorism measures

France's president Macron welcomed the German chancellor and the prime ministers of Italy and Spain to Paris, where the leaders held a summit to examine security

Barcelona terror attack: Spanish police identifies Younes Abouyaaqoub as driver of van
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Barcelona terror attack: Spanish police identifies Younes Abouyaaqoub as driver of van

Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France.

Spain terror attack: Barcelona pays homage to victims, probe zeroes in on missing Moroccan imam
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Spain terror attack: Barcelona pays homage to victims, probe zeroes in on missing Moroccan imam

Grief-stricken Barcelona paid homage Sunday to victims of two terror assaults at Sagrada Familia church, as investigators turned their focus to a missing Moroccan imam.

Barcelona terror attack: Spanish Police confirm terrorists had planned bigger, deadlier strikes
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Barcelona terror attack: Spanish Police confirm terrorists had planned bigger, deadlier strikes

The back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an Islamic terrorist cell

Barcelona terror attack claims 13 lives: Anti-terror ops by Spanish police in Cambrils kill 5 terrorists
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Barcelona terror attack claims 13 lives: Anti-terror ops by Spanish police in Cambrils kill 5 terrorists

Drivers have ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city.

Barcelona terror attack: 13 killed, 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas
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Barcelona terror attack: 13 killed, 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

Many are feared dead when a van rammed into a crowd of pedestrians on Barcelona's iconic Las Ramblas on Thursday

Barcelona terror attack: Van crashes into crowd in city centre; many feared dead, several injured
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Barcelona terror attack: Van crashes into crowd in city centre; many feared dead, several injured

A van crashed into dozens of people in the centre of Barcelona on Thursday and Spanish media said at least two people were killed

Narendra Modi's four-nation tour: India, Spain to push for resolving disputes in South China Sea
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Narendra Modi's four-nation tour: India, Spain to push for resolving disputes in South China Sea

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Spanish president Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday stressed the importance of resolving the disputes in the strategic South China Sea in accordance with the universally recognised principles of international law, a statement that could anger China.

Narendra Modi in Madrid: India, Spain emphasise on need for EU-India free trade agreement
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Narendra Modi in Madrid: India, Spain emphasise on need for EU-India free trade agreement

India and Spain on Wednesday emphasised on the need for restarting negotiations for the EU-India Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA), as President of Spain Mariano Rajoy pressed for "solid progress" on the proposed pact after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

India and Spain sign seven MoUs: Cyber security and renewable energy prime areas of cooperation
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India and Spain sign seven MoUs: Cyber security and renewable energy prime areas of cooperation

A total of seven MoUs were signed in different areas including cyber security, renewable energy, transfer of sentenced persons.

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy to testify in graft trial involving members of his conservative Popular Party
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Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy to testify in graft trial involving members of his conservative Popular Party

Spain's High Court on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to appear as a witness in a major graft trial involving members of his conservative Popular Party.

Narendra Modi's four-nation tour: A primer on ever cordial India-Spain relationship
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Narendra Modi's four-nation tour: A primer on ever cordial India-Spain relationship

As Narendra Modi embarks on a four-nation tour of Europe, here is a primer on India-Spain relations

Thousands rally in Spain against PM Mariano Rajoy following corruption scandal; no-confidence motion tabled
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Thousands rally in Spain against PM Mariano Rajoy following corruption scandal; no-confidence motion tabled

Thousands have rallied in Madrid, Spain to support a no-confidence vote against conservative PM Mariano Rajoy brought by the far-left Podemos party.

NATO Summit: Donald Trump calls up Spain PM Mariano Rajoy, vows bilateral cooperation
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NATO Summit: Donald Trump calls up Spain PM Mariano Rajoy, vows bilateral cooperation

US President Donald Trump has expressed his commitment to NATO and bilateral cooperation with Spain during a telephone call with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, a media report said on Wednesday.

Spain misses deadline to form new government, June election set
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Spain misses deadline to form new government, June election set

Spain has missed the deadline for its politicians to form a new government following inconclusive elections held 20 December so King Felipe VI must now dissolve parliament before a new election on 20 June.