World Nov 11

Members of Catalan protest group Democratic Tsunami block AP-7 highway on the French side of the Spanish-French border, November 11, 2019. Photo by Rafael Marchante/Reuters
Spain faces a widening political divide

After Sunday's national vote, no party has a clear mandate to govern and a far-right party has become a major parliamentary player in Spain for the first time in decades.

World Oct 24

Pro-democracy demonstrators hold Esteladas (Catalan separatist flag) and flashlights during a protest in Hong Kong’s Chater Garden to show their solidarity with the Catalonian independence movement in Spain, in Hong Kong, China, October 24, 2019. Photo by Ammar Awad/Reuters
Hong Kong protesters rally in support of Catalan movement

A few hundred Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters rallied Thursday in a show of solidarity for the Catalan movement, which was sparked by fury over lengthy prison sentences for leaders of the region's separatist movement.

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