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Catalonia presses ahead with independence vote despite court

Barcelona - The government of Spain's wealthy Catalan region put itself on a collision course with Madrid Tuesday by vowing to press ahead with a symbolic independence vote this weekend despite a court-ordered block.

Spain's Catalonia calls off independence referendum

Barcelona - The Catalan government on Monday decided to call off a referendum on independence from Spain planned for November 9 which has been fiercely opposed by Madrid.

Catalan government member opens door to delay in independence vote

Barcelona - A top member of the Catalan government on Monday opened the door to a possible delay in a contested referendum, set for November 9, on separation from the rest of Spain.

Thousands march in Barcelona against Catalonia independence

Barcelona - Thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday, Spain's national day, to oppose moves to make their Catalonia region an independent state.

Catalan govt to decide by Oct 15 whether to pursue independence vote

Barcelona - The Catalan government said Monday it will decide by October 15 whether to push ahead with a contested referendum on separation from the rest of Spain called for November 9.

Scottish independence leader seen as victor in final debate

London - Campaign leaders clashed over Scotland's future in a fiery final TV showdown, with the pro-independence side hoping a strong showing will give them momentum as postal voting begins on Tuesday.

Jagger leads British celebs urging Scots to stay in UK

London - More than 200 British celebrities, including Mick Jagger, Stephen Hawking and Judi Dench, have signed a letter urging Scotland to stick with the United Kingdom in next month's independence referendum.

Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence in months: leader

London - Iraq's Kurds will hold an independence referendum within months, their leader Massud Barzani said on Tuesday, as the region reels under a brutal offensive by Sunni jihadists who have declared an Islamic caliphate.

Scots, English face off at Bannockburn battle once again

Kirkoswald - Scottish and English fighters will meet again on the battlefield Saturday to mark 700 years since their legendary clash at Bannockburn, in an anniversary laden with symbolism just months before Scotland votes on whether to leave the UK.

Results are in on Spain's peoples' referendum

Madrid - Following the abdication of King Juan Carlos I, a peoples' referendum was run in Spain between June 14 and 19. Over 80,000 people have made themselves heard with 96 percent wanting the right to decide whether to live in a monarchy or a republic.

Peoples' referendum moves through Spain

Madrid - A peoples' referendum is currently sweeping through Spain. It started on Saturday June 14, and runs through to June 19 to ask Spaniards their opinion on how they would like their country to be run.

Tug-of-war over city hall casts doubt on rebel referendum in Black Sea town

Mariupol - Blinking from the tear gas still heavy in the air, Sergei Kostinyuk waves down from the wrecked balcony of Mariupol's city hall in eastern Ukraine as the Russian national anthem booms out.

Putin asks Ukraine separatists to postpone May 11 referendum

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday asked pro-Kremlin separatists in southeastern Ukraine to postpone a series of disputed referendums planned for this weekend on declaring greater autonomy or outright independence from Kiev.

Royal Navy chief warns of threat posed by Scottish independence

London - Britain's Royal Navy chief on Tuesday warned that an independent Scotland would "damage the very heart" of the military service.

Scotland's leader woos Labour, women ahead of independence vote

Aberdeen - Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond set aside party politics in a major speech on Saturday as he appealed to Labour voters and women to back independence in the nation's upcoming referendum.

Independence vote about Scotland future, not the SNP says Salmond

Aberdeen - Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond will reach out to voters on Saturday in a key speech on the independence referendum, saying the ballot is about the country's future not his party's.

Independence — Is Scotland ‘Better Together’ than 'Independent'? Special

Glasgow - Danny Quinn, known as Scottish Hip Hop emcee, Wee D, discusses why he feels he is fortunate and is firmly in the ‘Better Together’ camp and not voting 'Yes’ in the upcoming referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country.

Danny Gillan on 'independence'— Should Scotland be independent? Special

Glasgow - Scotland will hold a referendum for independence from the UK in September. Scottish writer, Danny Gillan, continues his conversation about the future of his homeland as an independent state and whether in his view Scotland should have independence.

Danny Gillan on 'independence'— Can Scotland survive and prosper? Special

Glasgow - In September, Scotland will vote in a referendum for independence. Scottish writer Danny Gillan discusses if Scotland is ready to be an independent country; can Scotland survive and prosper and whether Scotland should declare independent statehood.

Yanukovych wants referendum on future of every Ukraine region

Moscow - Deposed Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych on Friday called for referendums to be held across the country to determine the future status of every Ukrainian region, instead of presidential elections planned for May 25.

Simferopol gears up for Crimea referendum day

Simferopol - In the main hall of a school in Simferopol, voting booths and ballot boxes stand ready for Sunday's referendum, which is all but certain to decide Crimea should become part of Russia.

NATO should intervene in Crimea 'before massacre': Tatar leader

Simferopol - Tatar community leader Mustafa Dzhemilev on Thursday urged NATO to intervene in Crimea to avert a "massacre" and called on the Crimean Tatars to boycott the upcoming referendum to join Russia."If other measures do not work, then NATO should intervene l...

Op-Ed: Quebec, Crimea and Lincoln's First Inaugural Address

I’ve recently spent a lot of time considering the language being used by Parti Québécois members here in Canada, and also thinking about what is happening over in Ukraine; very disconnected issues with very different stakes, to say the least.

Crimea referendum set to cement Russian rule

Simferopol - The enormous roadside billboard put up ahead of Crimea's referendum offers a stark choice.On its right, the peninsula is draped in the white, blue and red of the Russian flag.

Crimea vote website launched, with Russian domain name

Simferopol - Pro-Moscow officials in Crimea on Tuesday launched a website for a weekend referendum on whether to join Russia, saying they had to use a Russian domain name because a Ukrainian one met with resistance.The peninsula's self-declared prime minister Sergi...

Companies gear up for vote on Scottish independence

Edinburgh - Six months before Scotland votes in a referendum on whether to become independent from the rest of Britain, major companies are going public on their plans whatever the outcome.Firms ranging from Royal Bank of Scotland to British Airways and Royal Dutc...

Crimea asks to join Russia, plans referendum

Simferopol - Pro-Moscow authorities in Crimea on Thursday asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to examine a request for their region to join the Russian Federation, which will be put to a referendum on March 16."The parliament of Crimea has adopted a motion for C...

Scotland Referendum leads to business rethink

Glasgow - The looming Referendum on whether Scotland should become an independent country is already having a knock on effect, months before the vote takes place, with businesses rethinking their plans for their future in Scotland.

North Sea oil reforms needed to reverse UK production decline

London - While the Scottish independence debate rages this week around North Sea oil revenues, a report said ambitious reforms were necessary to maximise production regardless of whether Britain or Scotland rules the waves.Britain has extracted around 42 billio...

Thousands protest in Iceland over EU membership bid exit

K - Thousands of protesters thronged the streets of the Icelandic capital Reykjavik Monday to demand a referendum after the government said it was dropping its EU membership bid without a popular vote.Police said around 3,500 protestors gathered outside th...
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Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the US Depart...
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C. in March.
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Same-sex couple Mima Simic and Marta Sisak kiss in Zagreb s downtown. Croats voted overwhelmingly in...
Same-sex couple Mima Simic and Marta Sisak kiss in Zagreb's downtown. Croats voted overwhelmingly in favor of defining marriage in the constitution as a "union of man and woman" on December 1, 2013
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Same-sex couple Mima Simic and her girlfriend Marta Susak vote in a referendum in Zagreb December 1 ...
Same-sex couple Mima Simic and her girlfriend Marta Susak vote in a referendum in Zagreb December 1, 2013. Croats voted overwhelmingly in favor of defining marriage in the constitution as a "union of man and woman"
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Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann talks to media during a news conference on the 1:12 i...
Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann talks to media during a news conference on the 1:12 initiative in Bern November 24, 2013. Swiss voters rejected a proposal on Sunday to cap the salaries of top executives at 12 times that of a company's lowest wage, heeding warnings from industry leaders that the measure could harm the country's economy
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Canadian Tamils taking part in the Dec. 19  2009 national referendum.
Canadian Tamils taking part in the Dec. 19, 2009 national referendum.
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Protest in Madrid, Spain for a referendum on monarchy or republic
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Refererendum Falkland Islands
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Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results come in at a 'Better...
Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results come in at a 'Better Together' event in Glasgow, Scotland, on September 19, 2014
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File photo of a poster for the initiative requesting a yes vote "1:12, together for fair wages" attached to a lamp post in Eclepens, western Switzerland. The sign reads : "Wages : stop to excesses. 1:12 Yes November 24"
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Egyptian President Mursi has come under fire from the opposition due to the referendum  which has pa...
Egyptian President Mursi has come under fire from the opposition due to the referendum, which has passed by majority vote.
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A photo of same-sex couple Mima Simic and Marta Sisak is seen in their home in Zagreb.  Croats voted...
A photo of same-sex couple Mima Simic and Marta Sisak is seen in their home in Zagreb. Croats voted overwhelmingly in favor of defining marriage in the constitution as a "union of man and woman" on December 1, 2013
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Ballot boxes are brought for vote counting at the Emirates Sports Arena in Glasgow on September 18, 2014
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Protest in Madrid, Spain for a referendum on monarchy or republic
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