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Carles Puigdemont.

An international arrest warrant has been filed for Catalonia’s leader

Spain has jailed eight Catalan ministers, and Carles Puigdemont's lawyer says an arrest warrant has been issued.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont arrives to deliver a statement at the regional government headquarters, in Barcelona, Spain, October 26, 2017.

Catalan leader who declared ‘I am not afraid’ of arrest reportedly fled Spain

Puigdemont led Catalonia's controversial independence referendum before making a declaration of independence last week.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont gestures during a plenary session in the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona, Spain, October 10, 2017.

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for ‘democratic opposition’ to direct rule

Puigdemont said the national government's actions are 'contrary to the expressed will of the citizens of our country' in a TV address on Saturday.
People rest during a demonstration outside the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona.

PICTURED: Celebrations and protests as Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia's regional parliament voted for independence on Friday, sparking a constitutional crisis in Spain.
Spain's deputy prime minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria speaks during a news conference at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, October 16, 2017.

‘Most powerful woman since democracy’ put in charge of Catalonia in defiance of independence

Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria has been put in charge of the Catalan region amid a constitutional standoff.

‘Catalonia is an integral part of Spain’: The US sides with Spain’s government in Catalonia independence dispute

The US State Department said it supports the Spanish government's right to take control of Catalonia after the region's parliament declared independence Friday.