Vast crowds demand Catalan independence from Spain

Vast crowds demand Catalan independence from Spain

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans took to the streets on Sunday to demand their region break away from Spain, pressuring pro-independence leaders to unite and iron out differences over their secession plan. Crowds waved red and yellow striped Catalan flags in Barcelona and four other cities under bright sunshine on the region’s national day, the […]

Boko Haram video ‘shows Chibok schoolgirls’, demand release of fighters

Boko Haram video ‘shows Chibok schoolgirls’, demand release of fighters

The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram released a video on Sunday that purported to show recent footage of dozens of schoolgirls still missing after being kidnapped from the town of Chibok more than two years ago. The girls, wearing full-body veils but with their faces showing, can be seen seated behind a masked Boko Haram […]