The new president of the Catalan parliament, the pro-independence Roger Torrent, started meetings on Thursday with the parties to designate a candidate for the regional presidency, with Carles Puigdemont as the main candidate despite being in Belgium.
The new president of the Catalan parliament, the pro-independence Roger Torrent, starts on Thursday the meetings with the different parties to designate a candidate for the regional presidency, with Carles Puigdemont as the main candidate despite being in Belgium.
The Parliament of Catalonia began on Wednesday around 11 am (10 am GMT) the full constitution of the chamber, once again dominated by the independence parties that at the end of October proclaimed the secession of the rest of Spain.
Catalonia’s pro-independence parliament sits on Wednesday for the first time since its attempted break with Spain, in the absence of a main actor, Carles Puigdemont, who claims to be invested from a distance from Brussels.
The two main independentist parties in Catalonia announced on Tuesday an agreement to invest as regional president Carles Puigdemont, who wants to be chosen at a distance from Belgium despite the opposition of the Spanish government.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Sunday that he will head his own list in May’s legislative elections in front of his predecessor Nuri al Maliki, as he was strengthened by the victory of the Iraqi troops against the jihadists and the victory over the attempt Kurdish secessionist.
The French businessman Alexandre Djouhri, arrested in London
in connection with an investigation into suspicions of Libyan
financing of the campaign of former French President Nicolas
Sarkozy in 2007, was released on Friday against bail.
The Czechs vote this Saturday for the second consecutive day in the first round of the presidential elections, in which eight Liberal candidates face the outgoing head of state, Milos Zeman, pro-Russian and anti-Muslim.
The vote resumed on Saturday morning in the Czech Republic
for the end of the presidential election, which lists eight
liberal candidates against outgoing head of state Milos Zeman,
pro-Russian and pro-Chinese, attacked the day before by a
feminist activist Femen.
The vote begins again on Saturday morning for the Czech
presidential election which lists eight liberal candidates
against the outgoing head of state Milos Zeman, pro-Russian and
pro-Chinese, attacked the day before by a shirtless Femen who
criticized him for his attachment to Vladimir Putin.