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4 Jun
Russian-backed separatists claim control of key Donbas town; UN records over 4,000 civilian deaths since invasion.
1 Mar
English-speaking separatist militias in Cameroon are partnering with Nigerian separatists. The cross-border alliance between the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Ambazonia Defence Forces (ADF) is raising fears of accelerating violence.
24 Feb
Pro-Russian separatist leaders in Ukraine's Donbas region have requested military support from Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
22 Jul 2021
The arrest of another separatist activist wanted by Nigeria sends a clear message that President Buhari won't tolerate secessionist aspirations. But critics say there's much more at play than just arresting figureheads.
30 Jun 2021
The meeting comes after the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pardoned nine Catalan separatist leaders in an atempt to improve ties.
16 Jul 2020
Unfazed by attacks in the western Balochistan province, Islamabad has extended a $350 million (€306 million) worth copper-gold mine contract to a Chinese company. Separatists claim Beijing is exploiting their resources.
28 Jan 2020
English-speaking separatists have been trying to stop elections from taking place in Cameroon's Anglophone regions next month. DW examines the rebels' intimidation tactics and looks at whether they are likely to succeed.
31 Dec 2019
The Ukrainian government has exchanged 200 prisoners with Russian-backed separatists in a pre-planned exchange. The swap may indicate the start of a better working relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
30 Dec 2019
Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian separatists in the war-torn east of the country swap dozens of prisoners in a frontline operation that stirred controversy in Kiev.

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