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One million march to celebrate Catalonia national day

Around one million people marched in the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday to mark Catalonia's national day, the Diada, and to show continued support for regional independence. The turnout was roughly the same as last year, reported the BBC. Catalonia last October held a referendum on independence despite Spain's Constitutional Court ruling that it breached the Spanish constitution.

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US steps in to clean up Cyprus

Cyprus has overlooked undertakings on bank probity made to the EU in the context of the 2013 bailout - but it might prove harder to get the US off its back.

Asylum for Macedonia's ex-PM put Orban on spot

Authorities in Budapest confirmed the former prime minister of Macedonia, fleeing a jail sentence in his own country, has filed for asylum. Despite Hungary's strict asylum laws, the pro-Kremlin politician was not turned away.

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