A High Court source said the arrest warrant for Puigdemont, who is in Belgium, would "most likely" be issued on Friday.
Five of the 20, including sacked regional President Carles Puigdemont, traveled to Brussels following the declaration and are refusing to appear.
Mr Puigdemont's lawyer in Belgium said his client would stay away from Spain while the political climate was "not good"; but he would cooperate with the courts. The charges follow Catalonia's October 1 independence referendum, ruled illegal by Spain's Constitutional Court.
This led to the Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy dissolving the regional parliament and calling a snap election for December.
Puigdemont said he went to Belgium to garner support from the European Union - not because he's seeking political asylum.
"I'm ashamed that they lock up opponents in my country", said Pablo Iglesias, leader of Podemos, which opposes independence.
The jailing of the former ministers caused an uproar in Catalonia, where pro-independence protesters filled the streets.
They were ordered to appear in Madrid's Audiencia National (high court) on Thursday morning for questioning.
The request also covers four other dismissed Catalan ministers who did not show up.
"The defendants have played an active role by propelling the carefully designed secessionist process and overcoming all kinds of obstacles that could make them deviate from their final objective", the judge said in the ruling that sent the defendants to jail.
According to Spain's chief prosecutor, the Catalan leaders were accused of rebellion - which carries a maximum 30-year jail term - as well as sedition and misuse of funds.
The prosecution requested that former business minister Santi Vila was bailed, and this was granted.
On Tuesday, AN Judge Carmen Lamela admitted the legal action by the Attorney General's Office of the State against the former Catalonian president and all the members of his cabinet for alleged crimes of rebelliousness, sedition and embezzlement.
The apartment is in a residential area along the Odakyu Odawara Line, about 600 meters from Sobudai-mae Station. Police made the grisly find after investigating the disappearance of a 23-year-old woman earlier this month.
Putin was in Tehran to take part in the second three-way summit with Rouhani and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev. The host nation believes this will show that USA approval is not needed for regional cooperation.
As many as 29 civilians have been killed and several others injured as Saudi warplanes dropped bombs on Yemen's extreme northwest. An airstrike conducted by the Saudi-led coalition on a hotel in Yemen's northern Saadah province has killed 21 people.
He was cut by Cleveland during training camp and signed to be Denver's backup ahead of its season opener in September. Osweiler's work during that stretch helped the Broncos earn the No. 1 seed for their postseason run to Super Bowl 50.
When asked on a couple of occasions on whether he would slot Notre Dame among the top four, Kelly steered clear of hypotheticals. The first college football playoff rankings of the 2017 season come out tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPN .
The acknowledgment came as Tesla reported third-quarter revenue of $2.98 billion, up 29.9% from a year earlier. On average, analysts anticipate that Tesla will post ($6.70) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Wireless earbuds are simply not good enough, at least not at decent prices, and then there's the convenience factor. OnePlus looks set to use a six-inch display with a 2,160 x 1,080 resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio.
Nintendo also bumped up its revenue forecast from 750 billion yen (~$6.6 billion) to 960 billion yen (~$8.5 billion). That not only means IPs we haven't seen in years, but also potentially another Mario adventure.
Bieber rocked an oversized red sweatshirt and matching shoes, while Gomez looked super cozy in an all-gray ensemble. Abel and Selena have reportedly spoken several times and remain friendly despite their separation.
New Taylor Swift song coming tonight
And to be honest, the line looks pretty good-not very prim-and-proper-Taylor, but more of a ripped-shirt-fishnet-stockings-Taylor. According to the release, Taylor will give a three-minute performance of a brand new song during an episode of Scandal .
Modi leads tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary
The nation is on Tuesday observing Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) on birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The "Run for Unity" is a commendable initiative to showcase country's unity and integrity, said Hockey player Sardar Singh.
Kristen Bell & Dave Grohl Perform Frozen & Metallica Mashup
Dave Grohl was the guest host of Jimmy Kimmel Live this Tuesday (October 31), and took to the Halloween theme with aplomb. In the same episode, Grohl also interviewed fellow rocker Alice Cooper - appropriate, given that it was Halloween.