Will Nigeria's Biafra follow Catalan separatists lead?
In southeastern Nigeria, the separatist IPOB wants a referendum like the unofficial one recently held in Catalonia. But those who remember the Biafran War of fifty years ago worry about rushing into a referendum that could lead to armed conflict.
Catalonia to declare its independence within days
Catalonia will declare independence "in a matter of days", the region's secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont was quoted as telling the BBC, a move that would defy Madrid and attempt to implement the directive of Sunday's banned independence referendum.
Nadal worried about illegal Catalan referendum
Rafael Nadal is worried about the upcoming Catalan referendum saying the region should remain part of Spain.
Georgia Republican Handel hangs on to win congressional race
Georgia Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive congressional race in history on Tuesday, avoiding a Democratic upset in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.
Bid to annul Turkish referendum rejected
Protesters take to the streets in Turkey for a third night after a bid to overturn Sunday's referendum is rejected.
Erdogan claims win in Turkish referendum
The lira jumped as Turkish citizens voted to endow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with vast new executive powers, in a narrow referendum victory that may rekindle interest in 2017’s worst-performing emerging market currency.
Turkey's Erdogan faces big test in divisive referendum
Turks head to the polls on Sunday, in a referendum that could hand sweeping powers to President Tayyip Erdogan.
Scotland demands new independence vote amid weak economy
As Scotland looks to hold a second independence referendum, the state of the economy will likely play a key role in voters' decision. The Scottish economy has underperformed the U.K.