Artur Mas is accused of civil disobedience for holding an unofficial independence referendum for the Spanish region in 2014.
Grassroots organisers have received the green light to start campaigning for California to secede from the United States
Carles Puigdemont was elected as head of Spain’s Catalonia region in January last year on a platform of delivering independence.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon criticised Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit vision and reinforced Scotland's right to self-determination
Catalonia's parliament voted in favour of holding a referendum on independence in September 2017.
The President of Catalonia has said the Spanish region will hold a referendum on secession in 2017, whether the central government in Madrid agrees or not.
In this edition of Insiders we head to Nagorno-Karabakh, a self-proclaimed republic that seceded from then communist Azerbaijan when the Soviet Union fell apart in…
Last April, fighting between troops from the self-proclaimed republic of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Azerbaijan army rekindled a conflict that had been frozen for more than 20…
The people of Scotland have made two recent choices in referendum votes.
Protesters and supporters of Kashmiri separatist groups in Indian-controlled Kashmir have marched on the United Nation’s office in Srinagar, demanding the UN intervene in the Kashmir…
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she will do whatever it takes to remain in the European Union.
In England there may be a noisy chorus of voices to leave the EU, but they find no echoes in Northern Ireland, Wales, or Scotland. There people are far more pro-European and, in the latter's case, vot
Alexander Salmond served as the fourth First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.
It’s 57 years since hundreds of Tibetans rose against the Chinese occupation of Tibet and their fight lives on today. On Thursday (10 March 2016)
The former leader of the outlawed Basque separatist party Batasuna, Arnaldo Otegi, was greeted by supporters shouting independence
Taiwan has gone to the polls in elections which could prove crucial to its future relations with China. Outgoing president Ma Ying-jeou and his
Amid waning party support, acting President of Catalonia, Artur Mas says he will step down as the Spanish region’s pro-independence leader
Thousands of Algerians have flooded the home village of opposition leader Hocine Ait Ahmed for his funeral. Ahmed, one of the heroes of Algeria’s
Kurdish groups in southeastern Turkey are calling for self-rule. It follows a summit of the Democratic People’s Congress (DTK), a coalition of
Hocine Ait Ahmed, one of he heroes of Algeria’s war of independence against France has died in Switzerland at the age of 89, official sources said
Angola celebrates 40 years of independence on 11 November. Angola achieved independence on 11 November 1975. The first president of the then People’s
Madrid says it will file an appeal with the Constitutional Court following the Catalan parliament’s vote in favour of initiating proceedings for
Catalonia may have voted, but despite the fact that the separatist groups won 72 seats, uncertainties remain. The grouping Junts pel Si or Togther
Spain’s Prime Minister has ruled out independence talks for Catalonia after separatist parties won an absolute majority in Sunday’s regional
Independence parties gain majority in regional parliament but narrowly fail to secure crucial 50% of popular vote.
Campaigning has come to an end in the Spanish region of Catalonia ahead of Sunday’s decisive elections. Many consider the poll a proxy vote on