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This file photo taken on October 26, 2017 shows Catalan president Carles Puigdemont making a statement at the Generalitat (Catalan government headquarters) in Barcelona. (AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE / MANILA BULLETIN)

Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader

  By Agence France-Presse A Spanish judge issued a EU arrest warrant Friday for Catalonia's deposed separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, a day after he failed…

Protesters hold a Catalan pro-independence Estelada flag and signs reading "Freedom to political prisoners" during a demonstration outside the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona on November 2, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / PAU BARRENA / MANILA BULLETIN)

Spain detains Catalonia’s ex-ministers

  By Agence France-Presse A large chunk of Catalonia's deposed government was behind bars Thursday after a Spanish judge ordered their detention pending probes into…

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has threatened to suspend Catalonia's regional autonomy. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Spain sets clock ticking on Catalan independence row

By Agence France-Presse Spain on Wednesday gave Catalonia's separatist leader until next week to clarify whether he intends to push ahead with independence, warning that…