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  • Germany faces the prospects of fresh election as coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc, the pro-business FDP and the Greens crumbled following four weeks of negotiations on Sunday.

    The development puts Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth term in doubt.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2017, 5:27 AM EST
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    Spain’s move to impose a direct rule in Catalonia faces a crucial test on Monday as uncertainty builds over whether the functioning of the regional institutions will be hampered by calls for mass civil disobedience.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 30, 2017, 6:50 AM EDT
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    In a swift and strong response to Catalonia’s declaration of independence on Friday, the Spanish government dissolved the Catalan parliament, sacked the region’s president and called for fresh elections.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 28, 2017, 4:59 AM EDT
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  • Speculations are ripe that Catalonia’s President Carles Puigdemont could push unilateral declaration of independence.

    The face off between the Spanish regime and the Catalan leaders show no signs of easing as an official announced that the regional authorities won’t follow Madrid’s orders if Spain imposes a direct rule on Catalonia.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 23, 2017, 6:40 AM EDT
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  • Catalonia’s President Carles Puigdemont signed a suspended statement on independence on Tuesday.

    Catalan leader signed a declaration of independence but stopped short of implementation as he called for negotiations with the Spanish regime in a move that averted the region’s direct showdown with Madrid.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2017, 5:40 AM EDT
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  • Attacker mowed down crowd at Las Ramblas, a busy tourist spot in Barcelona.

    Spanish police shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils on Friday, foiling a bid for second “jihadist attack” just hours after a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona, leaving 13 people dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 18, 2017, 1:48 AM EDT
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    About 10,000 people were forced to flee their homes and campsites after raging wildfires hit south-eastern France engulfing 4,000 hectares of land in flames near Bormes-les-Mimoses in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 26, 2017, 7:23 AM EDT
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    A massive fire broke out at the Grenfell Tower in central London killing six people and injuring more than 50 others, as the firefighters battled hard to control the flames enveloping the 24-storey housing block.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 14, 2017, 7:28 AM EDT
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  • Germany faces the prospects of fresh elections after exploratory talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc, the Greens and the pro-business FDP crumbled following four weeks of intense negotiations on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2017, 5:16 AM EST
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  • Emmanuel Macron, En Marche! candidate for French presidential election.

    Emmanuel Macron, who is maintaining a 20 percent lead over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the runoff for the French presidential election, has warned the E.U. that it must reform or be prepared to face “Frexit.”

    LAST UPDATE : May 01, 2017, 7:52 AM EDT
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