After years of ignoring Catalan demands, Spain’s conservative prime minister is finally willing to sit down and talk.
The Catalan leader puts down a rebellion inside his coalition and presses ahead with plans to secede from Spain.
The Scottish leader knows there isn’t enough support for independence to call a second referendum.
Catalonia’s separatist parties agree they want to break away from Spain, but that’s about all they agree on.
The Spanish leader worries about setting a precedent that would encourage the separatists in Catalonia.
One small party could put independence from Spain on hold unless it shows a little pragmatism for once.
Splitting the country in three would not make Iraq more governable. What it needs is different leadership.
Redrawing a state’s borders can have calamitous effects, even when it is done with the right intentions.
Carles Puigdemont now says the region will not secede from Spain during his time in office.
Carles Puigdemont says there would be no other way to independence if Madrid rejects an agreement.
The latest push comes as the federal government is strengthening law enforcement across Belgium.
Without the far left’s support, Catalonia’s separatists may have no choice but to call another election.