Tag Archives: Spain

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Spain's tourism hits new record: 38 million in 7 months

MADRID (AP) — Authorities say Spain has seen a record 38 million tourists in the first seven months of the year as a weak euro & security issues in other…

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Macedonia blocks migrants on border with Greece

GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia has stepped up security on its border with Greece, blocking thousands of migrants from entering. The government said Thursday it is proclaiming a state of…

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Judge to rule later on extradition for Salvadoran ex-colonel

GREENVILLE, North Carolina (AP) — A defense attorney questioned Spain's basis for charging a former Salvadoran colonel with the slayings of several priests during El Salvador's civil war, drawing a…

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Up to 150 drowned, shot dead fleeing Boko Haram in Nigeria

Up to 150 people drowned in a river or were shot dead fleeing Boko Haram gunmen who raided a remote village in Nigeria's northeastern Yobe state, residents said on Tuesday….

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UN: Some sexual abuse charges against peacekeepers ignored

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The 12-year-old girl said she had been raped by a foreign soldier, one of many who had come to Central African Republic to calm sectarian violence….

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Chelsea sign left back Baba from Augsburg

BERLIN (Reuters) – Chelsea have signed Ghana left back Abdul Rahman Baba from Bundesliga club Augsburg, the German side said on Sunday. British & German media reported that the English…

Canada PM unaware of payment made to quiet ethics scandal – ex-aide

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper did not know that in order to quiet an ethics scandal his former chief of staff had secretly repaid…

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Spanish police fly to Corsica to retrieve Picasso work

MADRID (AP) — A team of Spanish police experts flew to the French island of Corsica on Tuesday to retrieve a masterpiece by Pablo Picasso that was smuggled out of…

Space Station Cosmonauts Taking Spacewalk Today: Watch It Live

Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station today (Aug. 10) in a spacewalk to install equipment, pick up an experiment & take pictures of the station. Expedition…

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UK accuses Spain of violating its sovereignty over Gibraltar

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government on Sunday accused Spain of violating its sovereignty over Gibraltar, saying Spanish state vessels had repeatedly & unlawfully entered its territorial waters without notifying…