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  • Spain eyes stronger economic ties with UAE visit

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on Monday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties with their oil-rich country was a top priority, highlighting the role wealthy Arab states could play in shoring up...

  • Spain's deflation not as great as first thought

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's statistics office says prices were 0.1 percent lower in March than the year before, slightly less than the previous estimate of 0.2 percent. The figures released Friday by the National Statistics Institute may ease concerns that the country will suffer a prolonged bout...

  • Migrants perched on fence after bid to enter Spain

    MELILLA, Spain (AP) — Spanish and Moroccan police thwarted a fresh attempt Thursday by at least 100 African migrants to scale border fences and enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla. At least 25 migrants, many with bloody bare feet, clung to the tops of fences for hours. After a seven hour...

  • 2 Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria go free

    MADRID (AP) — Two Spanish journalists freed after being held hostage for more than six months in Syria by a rogue al-Qaida group returned home Sunday to an emotional welcome from friends and colleagues. Veteran reporter Javier Espinosa, Middle East bureau chief of El Mundo newspaper, and...

  • Spain pays homage to former PM Adolfo Suarez

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's King Juan Carlos joined politicians in Parliament on Monday to pay their last respects to Adolfo Suarez, the country's first democratically elected prime minister following decades of right-wing rule under Gen. Francisco Franco. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other...

  • Former Spanish prime minister Suarez dies at 81

    MADRID (AP) — Adolfo Suarez, Spain's first democratically elected prime minister after decades of right-wing rule under Gen. Francisco Franco, has died aged 81. Suarez died Sunday afternoon in Madrid's Cemtro Clinic hospital, family spokesman Fermin Urbiola said. Suarez had been suffering...

  • Spain: Search for 4 after helicopter sea crash

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's Air Force says rescue units are searching for four its members missing after their helicopter plunged into the sea off the Canary Islands. The air force said on its Twitter account that the search was resumed at first light Thursday. The helicopter, part of the air...



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