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The Algerian Revolutionary, Larbi Ben Mhidi

The Algerian is considered to be a national hero and symbol of the revolution that brought an end to French colonialism.

Spain

Catalan trial: Will Spanish Socialists survive snap polls?

Catalan parties voted against a national spending measure, ensuring snap polls that could mean right-wing gains.

Inside Story

What's the future for Catalonia's independence movement?

Organisers of 2017 secession referendum go on trial in Madrid in what their supporters are calling a 'show trial'.

Catalonia

Catalan separatists go on trial in Spain

In 'trial of the century', 12 separatists face up to 25 years in jail for the failed Catalonia independence bid in 2017.

Catalan separatists go on trial in Spain

Catalonia

Who are the 12 Catalan leaders facing years in prison?

Catalan secessionist leaders charged with rebellion were moved from Barcelona to Madrid for the 'trial of the century'.

Who are the 12 Catalan leaders facing years in prison?

Al Jazeera World

Independence and the Iraqi Kurds

Who are the Kurds and how did their bid for independence in Iraq appear to fail after such a resounding 'yes' vote?

Radicalised Youth

Red or Death: A Basque Dream of Independence

How young Basques use football to affirm their identity and politics by fighting with the fans of opposing teams.

New Caledonia

New Caledonia to vote on independence from France

Paris has governed the Pacific archipelago since 1853, but devolved more autonomy after pro-independence protests.

New Caledonia to vote on independence from France

Hong Kong

Hong Kong activist renews calls for independence

Andy Chan called on the UK and US to help semi-autonomous region from being annexed and 'destroyed' by mainland China.

South Sudan

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

Scotland

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence

Mixed feelings among MSPs as Scottish Nationalist Party releases roadmap for potential independence.

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence

Opinion

Rushing into a second referendum would doom Scottish independence

Scots may have voted against Brexit, but they still prefer to share sovereignty with London rather than Brussels.

Jamie Maxwell

by Jamie Maxwell

Jamie Maxwell

People & Power

Newborn Kosovo

In 2008, Al Jazeera went to Pristina to take the pulse of a newly-independent but politically fragile state.

Middle East

Uncertainty among Kurds as polls open

Kurdish bid for independence from Iraq will be problematic amid ongoing internal disputes, residents of the region say.

Uncertainty among Kurds as polls open

Opinion

Regional implications of the Kurdish independence vote

Iraqi Kurdistan's neighbours will not allow the upcoming referendum to trigger wholesale changes in the regional order.

Ranj Alaaldin

by Ranj Alaaldin

Ranj Alaaldin