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Spain's Rajoy Dissolves Catalonia's Government, Calls New Regional Elections


Spain's Rajoy Dissolves Catalonia's Government, Calls New Regional Elections
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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on October 27 that his government has begun the process of taking direct control of the region of Catalonia, declaring its independence vote void, sacking its leaders, and formally dissolving its parliament. Rajoy's announcement came hours after Catalonia's regional parliament declared independence. (Reuters)

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