Riot police clash with pro-independence protesters in Barcelona (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 29 Sep, 2018 10:11 Edited time: 29 Sep, 2018 10:30 Security forces have clashed with pro-independence demonstrators in one of the main squares of Barcelona, Sant Jaume. The officers were seen beating the protesters with batons. Crowds took to the streets on Saturday to stage a counter-protest against a demonstration in support of […]

Baghdad says won’t tolerate ‘2nd Israel’ as 1,000s of Iraqi Kurds hold pro-independence rally

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 02:09 Crowds filled the streets of the Iraqi Kurdistan capital, rallying ahead of an independence vote this month. While some were waving the flag of Israel, which backs the Kurds’ aspirations, Baghdad says it won’t allow the creation of a “second Israel.” On Saturday, the city of Erbil saw thousands […]

1mn Catalans mark national day with massive pro-independence march in Barcelona (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Just weeks ahead of a regional independence referendum, nearly one million Catalans staged a massive rally in Barcelona to support the independence vote from Madrid. On Catalonia’s national day, the ‘Diada’, nearly one million people marched to support the upcoming independence referendum planned for October 1, police said on Twitter.  Al voltant d’un milió de […]