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Catalans join hands to demand independence
Human chain 400km long in bilingual northeastern region meant to push for referendum on separating from Spain.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 23:32 GMT
Catalans flirt with independence from Spain
Referendum on independence still a possibility as nationalists gain majority in parliament following elections.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 10:43 GMT
Catalonia polls close amid independence calls
Regional election may set northeastern region on path to secession from Spain.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 20:13 GMT
Spanish PM slams Catalan separatist bid
Mariano Rajoys says bid for independence defied common sense and says Spain is not in need of a bailout plan for 2012.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 22:09 GMT
Catalans press for secession from Spain
Regional parliament votes to hold referendum as surveys show record high support for independence.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 08:41 GMT
Catalans rally for independence from Spain
More than a million people gather in Barcelona, accusing Madrid government of dragging them into economic trouble.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 21:57 GMT
Spanish bank stocks slide on debt fears
Bankia shares fall more than 13 per cent as Spain's borrowing risk premium reaches euro-era high.
Last updated: 28 May 2012 21:04 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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