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۳۰۰,۰۰۰ march in Barcelona against jailing of separatist leaders

At least 300,000 people marched in Barcelona on Sunday to protest the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders facing trial on ‘rebellion’ charges.

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Spain’s king attempts to calm Catalonia crisis in Christmas speech

Spain’s King Felipe VI has urged Catalan leaders to respect their region’s diversity and avoid another confrontation over independence in a Christmas speech.

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Catalonia’s Independence Movement Draws on History in Bid to Break From Spain

In the heart of Barcelona lies a foreboding reminder of Spain’s past. La Modelo prison is located just a few blocks from the Catalan capital’s main railway station and many of the city’s major tourist attractions.

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Ousted Catalan Leader Carles Puigdemont Has Been Released From Custody

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and four close separatist allies regained their freedom at the end of a tumultuous Sunday that started when they surrendered in Brussels to face possible extradition to Spain for allegedly plotting a rebellion.

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Catalonia’s Puigdemont could face charges on crucial day for test of direct rule

Papers are expected to be lodged at courts in Madrid today levelling possible charges against ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and other separatist leaders.

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Catalonia to declare independence in a few days

Catalonia’s leader, Carles Puigdemont, said Tuesday (3 October) that the Spanish region will declare independence “over the weekend or the beginning of next week”, while the Spanish King accused Catalan leaders of breaking up the country.

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Spain at a crossroads as Catalans force the independence issue

Spain appears to be heading to an unavoidable impasse as both sides in the Catalan independence debate show few signs of finding compromise.

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Madrid will cut funds if Catalan poll goes ahead

The Spanish government has dismissed Catalan leaders’ offer of talks on their independence referendum as “a trap”.

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Why Catalans want to break away from Spain

With three weeks to go until a referendum called to dissolve a 500-year-old political union, neither the Spanish nor the Catalan governments are confronting head-on arguments about why Catalonia should secede from or remain in Spain.

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