FINLAND could be the first country to officially recognise Catalonia as a republic state, in a move that would put the Scandinavian country in direct opposition to the European Union (EU), the Express has reported.
President Carles Puigdemont says he will pursue negotiations with Spanish government in hope of resolving conflict.
The overwhelming majority of Catalans who participated in the banned referendum have voted in favor of independence from Spain, the Catalan government has announced.
Referendum results in overwhelming endorsement of split from Baghdad, after troops are sent into disputed areas.
The UN Human Rights Council issued a statement Thursday criticizing Spanish government efforts to block a referendum on independence in Catalonia.
The vote is scheduled for Oct. 1 but the central government in Madrid says the referendum is illegal and can't happen.
Spain's public prosecutor has summoned more than 700 Catalan mayors to appear for questioning over their support for a banned independence referendum.
Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled the result of the country's recent presidential election.
Citing irregularities, the Supreme Court said a new poll should be held within 60 days.
Botswana president wants you to know that he is not intimidated by China. Ian Khama, president of the diamond-rich nation of less than two million people, stood up to the global power over the Dalai Lama’s planned visit to his county this week.
“We are not your colony,” was the money quote of Khama’s account of his diplomatic standoff with China in recent weeks.