Catalonia

Anti-separatist Catalans gather in Plaza Catalunya square during a demonstration on October 12, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Thousands of Anti-separatist Catalans were called by Catalan unionist associations to march on the Spain's National Day to demonstrate against the Catalonia's bid for independence.

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Anti-separatist Catalans gather in Plaza Catalunya square during a demonstration on Monday in Barcelona, Spain. Thousands of Anti-separatist Catalans were called by Catalan unionist associations to march on the Spain’s National Day to demonstrate against the Catalonia’s bid for independence

A passenger walks along the platform after missing a Barcelona bound high-speed train at the Atocha train station in Madrid, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. High-speed train service throughout the northeastern region of Catalonia bordering France was suspended for hours Thursday after thieves stole fiber-optic cable alongside the tracks that officials said was critical for maintaining train safety

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A passenger walks along the platform after missing a Barcelona bound high-speed train at the Atocha train station in Madrid. High-speed train service throughout the northeastern region of Catalonia bordering France was suspended for hours Thursday after thieves stole fiber-optic cable alongside the tracks

People stand on a balcony decorated with Catalonia flags in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept 11, 2014. A week before Scotland votes on whether to break away from the United Kingdom, separatists in northeastern Spain were trying to convince hundreds of thousands to protest across Catalonia to demand a secession sentiment vote that the central government in Madrid insists would be illegal.

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People stand on a balcony decorated with Catalonia flags in Barcelona, Spain. A week before Scotland votes on whether to break away from the United Kingdom, separatists in northeastern Spain were trying to convince hundreds of thousands to protest across Catalonia to demand a secession sentiment vote

A young boy holding an Independentist Catala flag (Senyera) smiles as Catalans gather in a bid to create a 400-kilometre (250-mile) human chain, part of a campaign for independence from Spain during Catalonia National Day, or Diada, in Barcelona.

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A young boy holding an Independentist Catalan flag (Senyera) smiles as Catalans gather in a bid to create a 400-kilometre (250-mile) human chain, part of a campaign for independence from Spain during Catalonia National Day, or Diada, in Barcelona