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Protesters wave Catalan independence flags in the street in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday, following a week of demonstrations over the prison sentences given to separatist politicians by Spain's Supreme Court. Clara Margais/Getty Images hide caption

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Protests Rock Spain's Catalonia Region But Residents Are Divided Over Independence

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Far-right party Vox supporters wave Spanish flags during a campaign rally in Seville, Spain, on Wednesday, ahead of Sunday's general election. Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Spain's Election, Far Right Could Win First Seats In Parliament In Decades

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Supporters cheer on leaders of the right-wing Vox party in Madrid's Plaza de Colón on Dec. 1. Paul White/AP hide caption

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In Spain, Far-Right Populists Rise On Anti-Separatist Sentiment

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A man does a fascist salute as he stands next to the tomb of Francisco Franco inside the basilica at the Valley of the Fallen monument outside Madrid. Spain's center-left government approved legal amendments that it says will ensure that Franco's remains can soon be dug up and removed. Andrea Comas/AP hide caption

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Spain Plans To Remove Franco's Remains From A Memorial, Angering His Supporters

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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez steps out of the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Tuesday. Since taking office on June 2, he has already put in motion a new, more liberal course after almost eight years of conservative leadership. Paul White/AP hide caption

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