Spain’s Constitutional Court decided Monday that Catalonia has no right to vote for its independence. The independence referendum planned by Catalonia’s President for this November was unanimously suspended by 12 judges.
An average of eight migrants a day have died seeking safe haven in more affluent states over the past 14 years, a comprehensive new report reveals. The majority of them were attempting to travel to Europe.
World War 1 began with an attack on Serbia by Austro-Hungary in 1914. Today’s ongoing World War 3 – of which the current US-led air strikes on Iraq and Syria are only the latest instalment – began with NATO’s attack on Serbia/Yugoslavia in 1999.
The US-led Western block rejects the principle of the equality of sovereign states secured by the UN Charter while advocating democracy in the international arena, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addressing the UNGA.
The president of Catalonia, Artur Mas, has signed a decree calling an independence referendum for Nov. 9. The secessionist drive of the Spanish region has been rebuked by Madrid, which vowed to block the vote.
Europeans should be able to find jobs at home rather than meaninglessly trekking around the EU looking for jobs which have disappeared all over the continent, a former Labour member of the European Parliament in the UK, Glyn Ford, told RT.
Whole villages are up for sale in Spain, as developers, municipalities and banks want to offload them due to the country’s distressed economy. RT visited one such abandoned community to find out how great the demand for cheap villages is.
The West should look deeper into environmental and cultural issues in the Middle East instead of simply considering it to be a place where terrorists operate, Dr. Akl Kairouz, a political science professor at Notre Dame University, told RT.