The Pacific territory of New Caledonia has rejected independence from France in a referendum.
Kosovo celebrates a decade of independence from Serbia, but the fledgling country still faces major difficulties.
Catalonia has declared independence from Spain in a controversial vote in the Catalan Parliament, sparking Spain’s biggest constitutional crisis for several decades.
240 years ago today, the Declaration of Independence was ratified, which proclaimed the independence of the Thirteen Colonies from the United Kingdom, forming a new nation – the United States […]
Last week, Taiwan elected its first female president, Tsai Ing-wen, ending decades of rule by the Kuomintang of China. Tsai is chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party, which, unlike the […]
In a new series, I discuss secessionist movements across the world, starting with the Spanish region of Catalonia. Today, Catalonians will go to the polls in the third election in […]