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Catalonia parliament elects Quim Torra as new regional leader

Reuters Monday, 14 May 2018 ()
MADRID (Reuters) - The Catalan parliament elected hard-line separatist Quim Torra as regional leader on Monday, heralding an end to seven months of direct rule from Madrid but also more political uncertainty in a region that retains a mandate to seek a split from Spain.
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