TAGs: crisis

Iran says it arrests CIA spies, Gulf tensions simmer

22/07/2019 20:00

Iran announced on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and sentenced some of them to death, deepening a crisis between the Islamic Republic and the West.

Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

22/10/2017 15:18

Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing.

Italy president pledges to solve government crisis fast

11/12/2016 10:40

Italian President Sergio Mattarella pledged on December 11 to act quickly to solve a government crisis prompted by Matteo Renzi's resignation as prime minister, with all major parties calling for elections as soon as possible.