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Newly appointed Catalan leader Quim Torra (center) and other Catalan officials at Torra's ceremonial swearing-in on Thursday. Torra avoided promising to obey the constitution. Alberto Estévez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People in the Spanish Basque village of Agurain walk past graffiti calling for the return of ETA prisoners to the Basque country on Thursday. The Basque separatist group has formally announced its dissolution. Ander Gillenea/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont — seen here in December in Brussels, where he is in exile — said Friday he no longer will pursue his bid for a second term in office. Jasper Juinen/Getty Images hide caption

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Left: Dirk Hoffmann and Alistair Pike sample calcite from a calcite crust on top of the red scalariform sign in La Pasiega.Right: Drawing of Panel 78 in La Pasiega by Breuil et al.(1913). The red scalariform (ladder) symbol has a minimum age of 64,000 years but it is unclear if the animals and other symbols were painted later. J. Zilhão (left) / Breuil et al. (1913)/Science Advances hide caption

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Demonstrators support former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont in front of the regional parliament in Barcelona on Tuesday. Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium to avoid arrest for leading a secession bid, is facing possible charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds and faces arrest if he returns from Brussels. Alex Caparros/Getty Images hide caption

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Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrives at Copenhagen Airport in Denmark on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. On the same day, his name was put forth to return as Catalonia's president. Scanpix Denmark/Reuters hide caption

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Ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont speaks at a press conference in Belgium last month, after a snap election in Catalonia gave pro-independence factions a slim majority in the regional parliament. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (center) is seen in Belgium last month, where he has been living in exile since October. On Tuesday, a Spanish judge withdrew the international warrant for Puigdemont's arrest. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Catalan members of the Spanish parliament speak to the press outside Estremera prison, outside of Madrid, on Monday. A judge from Spain's Supreme Court granted bail to six imprisoned former members of the Catalan government, while two other politicians and two activists will remain in jail. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Thousands of people rally outside the regional presidential palace in Barcelona, protesting the arrest of Catalan politicians and pushing for Catalonia's independence, which was formally annulled in court Wednesday. The crowd is awash in Catalan independence flags and signs reading "free political prisoners." Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to police in Brussels, following an international warrant for his arrest over Catalonia's attempt to secede from Spain. Getty Images hide caption

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A banner reading "Freedom to political prisoners" hangs from City Hall in Barcelona as a protester waves a Catalan pro-independence Estelada flag during a demonstration on Friday to protest the detention of Catalan officials. Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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