Spain election: Catalan independence dream still alive

Catalans have not forgotten their pro-independence leaders after eighteen months in prison.

    Catalan independence leaders have been rallying supporters, some of them from prison, as they urge a new approach, one of dialogue and political legitimacy.

    A surge in support for the far right nationalist Vox party risks dragging the entire political landscape to the right, making compromise over Catalan aspirations seem less likely than ever.


    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Barcelona.


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    FGM: The last cutting season

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    Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

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    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.