Four pro-sovereignty parties found a new political force in Corti to attain for Corsica 'a status of independent nation such as Malta’s or Cyprus’s'· New party supports political channels but does not rule out 'the underground movement.'
Muslim party’s top leader says new split into four administrative units will respect "geographical and economic principles” · President of Bosnian Serbs assures Republic of Srpska will be maintained · Bosnia and Herzegovina sponsors a constitutional reform with an eye to the EU.
Before being brought out, the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) has announced that D3M and Askatasuna lists of candidates will be contested · In the Popular Party’s (PP) view, it is “obvious” both political forces are “ETA’s political wing” · The Director of Public Prosecutions is trying to prevent pro-independence lists from running elections
Main pro-sovereignty party not to join a pro-independence list made up of four other political forces · The Sardinian Action Party will run elections forming coalition with Italian centre-right parties · A new autonomist party joins centre-left list
The upper house approves a fiscal reform which has now to be discussed in the Chamber of Deputies · Berlusconi says Italy is heading towards a system similar to that of Germany or Belgium
Carod-Rovira, vice-president of Catalonia, suggests a representation system similar to that of Quebec and Canada · The Catalan government signs a framework agreement with UNDP and opens a delegation office in the US
They call for the power to call for referendums to be transferred to the Catalan Government, a right currently reserved for the Spanish Government · Spokeswomen from the Plataforma pel Dret de Decidir (PDD, Platform for the Right to Decide) and Sobirania i Progrés (Sovereignty and Progress) have met with the president of the Catalan Parliament
Israel and Hamas agree to a ceasefire · First dead bodies under rubble are being recovered by Palestinian medical crews · Israel starts withdrawing its forces · Hamas demands full Israeli withdrawal · At least 1,300 people have been killed and 5,100 have been injured
CIEMEN invites representatives of 30 nations to discuss about collective rights and self-determination · The Catalan organization coordinates one of the biggest tents in the WSF 2009 · During the event, activities are to be followed on a blog · Self-determination will be among the main topics for the first time.