Tag Archives: Spain


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…


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…


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…


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….


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….


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…


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…


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…