Catalonia’s regional leader, Quim Torra, told Reuters on Friday that he wants to agree on a date for an independence referendum as part of talks with the Spanish government, arguing that the region’s path toward secession is “irreversible.”
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says European countries need to adopt payment systems independent of the United States if they seek to keep a historic nuclear deal signed with Iran alive after Washington's withdrawal from it.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has strongly urged Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to allow an independent investigation into the violence in troubled Rakhine state, as the Southeast Asian country faces increasing pressure to bring to justice the troops who have been accused of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Latest research shows a lack of overarching coordination or the involvement of any ‘kingpin’-style monopolies in the criminal operations illegally transporting people from the Horn of Africa into Northern Europe via Libya.
The head of the Gambia's main election watchdog has fled the country due to threats he received after declaring the results of a recent presidential election, which saw incumbent President Yahya Jammeh lose the votes.
Most American voters want to see an dependent candidate take on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his possible Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the November election, a new poll has found.
Under US President Barack Obama, Washington has sought to “destabilize” and “undermine” Venezuela because of its anti-imperialist policies and close ties to countries like China and Iran, an American geopolitical analyst says.