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Spanish women strike as the world marks Int’l Women’s Day

MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women’s Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were staging dozens of protests …

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Thousands demand Catalan ‘independence’ before vote – Spike in migrant arrivals

BARCELONA, Sept 11, (Agencies): Hundreds of thousands of Catalans were poised to rally on Monday to demand their region break away from Spain, in a show of strength three weeks ahead of an independence referendum banned by Madrid. Nearly 400,000 people have signed up to join the demonstration in Barcelona, …

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Spain arrests 45 over suspected Georgian burglary ring

Madrid, Nov 30, 2016 (AFP) -Spanish police have arrested 45 suspected members of a Georgian burglary ring that broke into more than 100 homes, a force spokeswoman said Wednesday after a coordinated nationwide sweep. In 26 searches carried out Tuesday, officers seized 75 watches, fake passports, “countless” items of jewellery, …

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Not a wolf? … Then the wolves will eat you

I LAUGHED secretly when I read the story of a recently-married couple in Fuenlabrada, Madrid Metropolitan Area, Spain. They were blessed with a baby boy and wanted to give him a name related to power and courage. They chose the name ‘Lobo’ meaning ‘wolf’. However, the Personal Status General Directorate …

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Spain arrests ‘six’ hit squad suspects

MADRID, Feb 21, (AP): Spanish police working with Britain’s National Crime Agency and Manchester police have arrested six suspected members of a British hit squad that had travelled to the Mediterranean Costa del Sol to allegedly kill the leader of a rival gang. According to a statement Sunday, the suspects …

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