Puigdemont urges separatists to unite for Catalan vote

Puigdemont urges separatists to unite for Catalan vote

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called for separatist parties to form a united front for the December regional elections called by Spain in a bid to end a hotly disputed independence drive.

Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader Puigdemont

Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader Puigdemont

A Spanish judge issued a EU arrest warrant on Friday for Catalonia's deposed separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, a day after he failed to appear for questioning over his role in the region's tumultuous independence drive.