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Australian Capital Territory legalizes...

Australian Capital Territory legalizes...

World

Wed, Sep 25 2019

However, the territory's law could be overturned if challenged at a federal level

Britain's opposition Labour sticks to...

Britain's opposition Labour sticks to...

Europe

Wed, May 1 2019

 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been under pressure from lawmakers and party members to throw his...

Egypt holds referendum that could keep...

Egypt holds referendum that could keep...

Middle East

Sat, Apr 20 2019

Sisi's supporters say the changes are necessary to give him more time to complete major development...

Dutch vote in 'Rutte referendum' after...

Dutch vote in 'Rutte referendum' after...

Europe

Wed, Mar 20 2019

The leaders of the 13 main parties on the fractured political scene had all cast their votes, including...

Infographic: Views on second Brexit...

Infographic: Views on second Brexit...

Europe

Thu, Jan 17 2019

January 17, 2019 - Fewer than four in 10 voters are in favour of holding a second referendum on whether...

Macedonia votes on new name to end Greek...

Macedonia votes on new name to end Greek...

Europe

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Athens protested immediately, accusing Skopje of stealing the name of its own northern province also...

Adding fuel to the fire

Adding fuel to the fire

Peter Apps , Peter Apps

Thu, Oct 5 2017

High-handedness on Spain’s part might only make the Catalonians stronger

Catalan police chief probed for alleged...

Catalan police chief probed for alleged...

Europe

Wed, Oct 4 2017

90% of voters backed Catalonia's independence from Spain but the central government has vowed to stop...

Factbox: How Catalan autonomy stacks...

Factbox: How Catalan autonomy stacks...

World

Tue, Oct 3 2017

Catalonia has its own flag and anthem

Regional govt: At least 92 injured in...

Regional govt: At least 92 injured in...

Europe

Sun, Oct 1 2017

A total of 465 people were attended to at hospitals and health centres

Spain reluctantly forced to act in Catalan...

Spain reluctantly forced to act in Catalan...

World

Sun, Oct 1 2017

'The aim of the National Police and Civil Guard police who descended on polling stations in Catalonia...

Catalan referendum kicks off with barred...

Catalan referendum kicks off with barred...

Europe

Sun, Oct 1 2017

Organisers at a polling station in one Barcelona school asked people to block the entrance and to use...

In schools, Catalans rally to protect...

In schools, Catalans rally to protect...

Europe

Sat, Sep 30 2017

On Friday, tractors paraded through Barcelona, some decked with the 'Estelada,' the separatists'...

Iraq’s Kurds to vote on independence...

Iraq’s Kurds to vote on independence...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 24 2017

Initial results from the poll are expected on Tuesday, with the official results announced later in the...

Spanish police storm Catalan govt buildings...

Spanish police storm Catalan govt buildings...

Europe

Wed, Sep 20 2017

Madrid has also threatened to arrest mayors who facilitate the vote and has tightened its control over...

Catalonia government hit by resignations...

Catalonia government hit by resignations...

Europe

Fri, Jul 14 2017

The first major sign of tensions came earlier this month when Jordi Baiget, in charge of business, expressed...

Catalonia to declare immediate independence...

Catalonia to declare immediate independence...

Europe

Tue, Jul 4 2017

The law will be submitted to a vote in the Catalan regional parliament, where separatists hold a majority,...

Catalonia poised to call referendum...

Catalonia poised to call referendum...

World

Fri, Jun 9 2017

Under Article 155 of Spain’s constitution, Madrid has the power to intervene directly in the running...

Germany won't allow Turkish death penalty...

Germany won't allow Turkish death penalty...

Europe

Tue, May 9 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday ruled out any participation on German soil in a potential Turkish...

Turkey's Erdogan declares referendum...

Turkey's Erdogan declares referendum...

World

Mon, Apr 17 2017

Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast and its three main cities looked set to vote 'No' after a bitter and...

Turks vote in historic referendum on...

Turks vote in historic referendum on...

World

Sun, Apr 16 2017

Some 55 million people are eligible to vote at 167,140 polling stations across Turkey