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spain issues arrest warrant for catalan ex-leader carles puigdemont

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spain issues arrest warrant for catalan ex-leader carles puigdemont

a spanish judge issued an eu arrest warrant friday for catalonia's deposed separatist leader carles puigdemont, a day after he failed to appear for questioning over his role in the region's tumultuous independence drive. the announcement added to anger and dismay for a second straight night of demonstrations in the wealthy north-eastern region, with protesters chanting and waving catalan flags of red and yellow stripes with a white star.spanish prosecutors want to charge puigdemont, holed up in belgium, with rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds. on thursday the 54-year-old ignored a summons to appear before the same judge in madrid.an eu arrest warrant was also issued for four other catalan ministers who failed to show up an...