UN chief insists Catalonia has no right to claim self-determination

UN chief insists Catalonia has no right to claim self-determination

The United Nations does not view Spain's separatist-ruled Catalonia region as having the right to self-determination, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said in an interview published Saturday.

Spanish coastguard abandons search for 35 missing refugees

Spanish coastguard abandons search for 35 missing refugees

Spain's coastguard has called off the search for 35 migrants missing at sea after their boat was shipwrecked between Spain and Morocco.

Spain’s main parties strike ‘unity’ pact against Catalonia separatists

Spain’s main parties strike ‘unity’ pact against Catalonia separatists

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday the nation's main parties have reached an agreement to defend national unity as an independence drive in the wealthy region of Catalonia gets into higher gear.