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Princess Letizia is Spain’s new style-setter


August 16th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Princess Letizia, the wife of Spain's Crown Prince Felipe, "creates fashion", according to the director of Madrid's International School of Protocol.Before "it was the actresses who ... Read more...

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Spain’s policy will create jobs: Germany


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Palma (Spain), July 23 (IANS/EFE) German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has expressed his support for the economic policy of Spain's Mariano Rajoy government, because, though it will be "very hard ... Read more...

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Spanish royals cut their own pay


July 18th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos decided to cut his salary and that of Crown Prince Felipe by 7.1 percent in line with government-mandated reductions in pay for ... Read more...

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Spain wins Euro 2012 final, smashing Italy 4-0 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain won the Euro 2012 championship here Sunday, trouncing a valiant, but outmatched, Italy 4-0.The victory makes Spain the first team in history to win ... Read more...

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An unusual Spanish literary award ceremony


April 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Alcala de Henares (Spain), April 24 (IANS/EFE) The awarding of the Cervantes Prize to Chile's Nicanor Parra Monday was an unusual event, no less intense for all that and well ... Read more...

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Spanish king confers highest honour on Sarkozy


January 17th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos has conferred the Order of the Golden Fleece on French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and praised him for his efforts against terrorist group ... Read more...

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Nicaraguan president defends Iran nuclear programme


January 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Daniel Ortega began his second consecutive five-year term as president of Nicaragua with a speech substantially devoted to defending the Iranian nuclear programme.The current campaign of ... Read more...

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Spain’s king earns 244,000 pounds a year


December 29th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Spanish King Juan Carlos earns 244,000 pounds (about $377,000) a year, according to Spain's royal palace which released a breakdown of the royal family's finances for ... Read more...

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Spain’s king warns of hard times to come


December 14th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos said Tuesday that his country is facing "very hard times", calling on Spaniards to "win the battle" against high unemployment and consolidate ... Read more...

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UN inaugurates communications hub in Spain


July 7th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Quart de Poblet (Spain), July 7 (IANS/EFE) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Spain's Crown Prince Felipe met here Wednesday to inaugurate a new UN telecommunications center to support peacekeeping efforts ... Read more...

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Spanish monarchs welcome Michelle Obama


August 9th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, accompanied by Princess of Asturias Letizia, welcomed US first lady Michelle Obama and her daughter Sasha to ... Read more...

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World Cup squad returns to Spain in triumph (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish royal family and government welcomed the country's World Cup-winning soccer team home Monday and emphasised that the players' work projects the best image of Spain. The Royal ... Read more...

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Spanish king confers Order of the Golden Fleece on diplomat


June 16th, 2010 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 16 (IANS/EFE) Spanish King Juan Carlos has conferred the country's highest honour, the Order of the Golden Fleece, on former NATO secretary-general Javier Solana at a ceremony. The king praised the ... Read more...

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Laura Chinchilla becomes Costa Rica’s first woman president


May 9th, 2010 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, May 9 (IANS) Laura Chinchilla, who has been sworn in as the first woman president of Costa Rica, has pledged to bring more peace and quality education in the country. Chinchilla ... Read more...

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12 strong quakes shake Chile on inauguration day


March 12th, 2010 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 12 (DPA) Twelve strong earthquakes shook Chile Thursday, including some just minutes before the start of the inaugural ceremony of incoming President Sebastian Pinera. The tremblors - measuring 4.9 to 6.9 ... Read more...

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Former guerrilla takes oath as Uruguay’s new president


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, March 2 (IANS/EFE) The new president of Uruguay, one-time guerrilla fighter Jose Mujica, said upon assuming office that his aim at the country's helm will be to seek consensus with the ... Read more...

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Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe called on President Patil


November 11th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 11 (ANI): Spain's Crown Prince Felipe called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here on Wednesday.Prince Felipe, also known as the Prince of Asturias and Princess Letizia arrived in ... Read more...

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Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva wins top Spanish award


September 2nd, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Oviedo (Spain), Sep 2 (DPA) Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, 27, was Wednesday awarded Spain's prestigious Prince of Asturias Prize in the category of sports, the jury announced in Oviedo. Isinbayeva won ... Read more...

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Thousands protest against ETA in Spain


June 21st, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of people gathered Saturday in the Spanish city of Bilbao to protest against the Basque separatist group ETA a day after the banned outfit killed a senior ... Read more...

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Ingrid Betancourt wins ‘Spanish Nobel’


September 10th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Oviedo (Spain), Sep 10 (DPA) Former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, who was held hostage for six years by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was Wednesday awarded the Prince of ... Read more...

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I am a princess!, says Spanish royal in Beijing


August 15th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 15 (DPA) Spain's Princess Letizia was mistaken for a journalist when she visited the Beijing Olympics - but soon corrected the error, witnesses said. In the first weekend of the ... Read more...

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Netherlands stand out in European Union by attending Olympics opening


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Amsterdam, July 2 (DPA) Netherlands will be one of the few European countries sending top representatives to the opening of the Olympic Games, Aug 8 in Beijing. Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen sent ... Read more...

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