Antonio Tajani

  • Europe Oct 25, 2017

    Anne Frank's Diary Read Out to Combat Soccer's Anti-Semitism

    The Italian soccer federation says a passage from Anne Frank’s diary will be read before matches this week to condemn the acts of anti-Semitism by Lazio fans and to keep alive memories of the Holocaust. The FIGC also says a minute of silence will be observed before Serie A, B and C matches this week, plus amateur and youth games...

  • Donald Trump Oct 8, 2017

    Spanish Unionists Find Their Voice in Huge Barcelona Rally

    Spanish unionists in Catalonia finally found their voice on Sunday, resurrecting the Spanish flag as a symbol of patriotism after decades of it being associated with the Franco dictatorship. In a defiant challenge to plans by Catalonia’s regional government to unilaterally declare independence, hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Barcelona in a surprising outpouring of Spanish unity....

  • Donald Trump Oct 7, 2017

    Thousands Demand Spanish, Catalan Leaders to Negotiate

    Thousands rallied in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday in a last-ditch call for both Spanish and Catalan leaders to stave off a national crisis amid Catalonia’s imminent threat to secede from the rest of Spain. The demonstrations in the Spanish capital and the Catalan city of Barcelona were held simultaneously under the slogan “Shall We Talk?” in an effort to...

  • Donald Trump Oct 4, 2017

    Catalan Officials Study Date for Independence Declaration

    Catalonia’s regional government is mulling when to declare the region’s independence from Spain in the wake of a disputed referendum that has triggered Spain’s most serious national crisis in decades. The region’s pro-independence president, Carles Puigdemont, who has said an independence declaration will come in a few days, is due to deliver a speech later Wednesday. Spain, which declared Sunday’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 2, 2017

    'Yes' Side Wins Catalonia Independence Vote Marred by Chaos

    Catalonia’s regional government declared a landslide win for the “yes” side in a disputed referendum on independence from Spain that degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people injured as riot police attacked peaceful protesters and unarmed civilians gathered to cast their ballots. Catalonia has “won the right to become an independent state,” Catalan president...

  • Donald Trump Sep 30, 2017

    Separatists Vow to Defy Police Ultimatum Over Catalonia Vote

    Catalonian separatists vowed Saturday to ignore a police ultimatum to leave the schools they are occupying to use in a vote seeking independence from Spain. As police methodically sealed off hundreds of schools, some parents decided to send their children home and girded for pre-dawn confrontations Sunday with police. Tensions rose across the country over the planned vote. In the...

  • Donald Trump Apr 25, 2017

    On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump Pledges to ‘Confront Anti-Semitism'

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday gave his strongest condemnation of anti-semitism to date, pledging to “stamp out prejudice,” “condemn hatred,” “bear witness” and “act” against bigotry against Jewish communities and Israel. He spoke on Holocaust Remembrance Day on Capitol Hill.

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