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Spain, Egypt to create consortium to foster investment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced here Monday the creation of a Spanish-Egyptian consortium to foster bilateral investment and business activity."We're going to get a Spanish-Egyptian consortium under ... Read more...

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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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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 celebrates soccer triumph


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Tens of thousands displaying the national colours of red and yellow thronged the streets of this capital Monday as Spain's national soccer team celebrated its victory ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... 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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Tensions rise in Madrid ahead of Copa del Rey final


May 25th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Controversy surrounds the celebration of Friday's Copa del Rey final between Athletic Club Bilbao and FC Barcelona in the Spanish capital of Madrid following declarations by ... Read more...

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Federer vows to return to Madrid after winning third title


May 14th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) Roger Federer, after his victory over Czech Tomas Berdych, insisted that he was not considering a boycott of the Mutua Madrid Open.Federer came back from ... 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 apologises for African hunting excursion


April 19th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 19 (IANS/EFE) "I'm very sorry. I made a mistake. It won't happen again," Spain's King Juan Carlos said Wednesday regarding a hunting trip to Botswana that became headline ... Read more...

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Krishna to seek further ties with Spain


April 17th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Looking to further expand India's ties with Spain, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be on a three-day visit to Madrid from April 19 for ... Read more...

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Spanish king’s grandson shoots self in foot


April 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS/AKI) The Easter holiday weekend almost turned tragic for the 13-year-old grandson of Spain's King Juan Carlos, when the teenager shot himself in the foot.Felipe Juan Froilan ... Read more...

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Spanish cartoonist dies


April 4th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist, cartoonist and writer Antonio Mingote died Tuesday in Madrid, his widow, Maria Isabel Vigliola, told EFE. He was 93.Mingote, whose broad professional career was ... Read more...

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Spain marks bicentennial of its first constitution


March 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Cadiz (Spain), March 20 (IANS/EFE) King Juan Carlos called Monday for a revival of the "spirit of harmony" and "civic commitment" of the parliament that met in this southern city ... 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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Spanish royal son-in-law diverted $7.5 mn: Prosecutors


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish King Juan Carlos's son-in-law and one of his associates pocketed 5.8 million euros (around $7.5 million) while running a non-profit foundation, the office of the ... Read more...

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Spanish king’s son-in-law a suspect in corruption case


December 30th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Inaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos, was named Thursday as a suspect in a judicial probe of a foundation he once headed.Fortythree-year-old Urdangarin, who ... 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 incoming PM warns of unpleasant economic measures


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (IANS) Incoming Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said the measures his government plans to undertake will not be "pleasant". Rajoy made the remark Thursday after his ... 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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Spanish group wins Saudi rail contract


October 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) A consortium of 12 Spanish firms won a contract worth 6.7 billion euros ($9.3 billion) to build a high-speed rail service linking the Saudi cities of ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI wraps up his visit to Spain


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Pope Benedict XVI Sunday wrapped up his visit to Spain, where he participated in the Catholic Church's World Youth Day celebrations.The pope urged young Catholics to ... Read more...

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Man held over attempt to kill Spanish king


July 7th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) A suspected Basque separatist was held in Britain Thursday in connection with an attempt to kill Spain's King Juan Carlos in 1997, a media report said.Eneko ... Read more...

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Spain sends out fighter jets to intervene in Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said Spain will take part in establishing a no-fly zone in Libya with four F-18 fighter jets that ... Read more...

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Sagrada Familia Consecrated As Basilica By Pope Benedict XVI


November 7th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Barcelona and consecrated the Sagrada Familia basilica which is considered one of the architectural wonders of the world. Over 5000 ... Read more...

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Obama’s grass widower days over with a birthday bash (Lead)


August 9th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) President Barack Obama's grass widower days are over with a happy ending - daddy's little girl was back in his arms for a belated birthday ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama dines with Spanish King and Queen before flying home


August 9th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama and her youngest daughter Sasha dined with the Spanish King and Queen at their summer palace on the island, amid criticism of the ... 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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Michelle Obama, daughter visit Spain’s historic Granada


August 6th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Granada (Spain), Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha ended their "unforgettable" visit to this southern Spanish city with a tour of the Alhambra. They spent about seven ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, daughter Sasha to tour Spain


July 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Michelle Obama is set to go for a holiday in the Spanish resort of Marbella on the Costa del Sol along with her daughter Sasha, nine.The duo ... Read more...

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Michelle, Sasha in Spain on Obama’s birthday (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama will not be celebrating the birthday of her husband, President Barack Obama, because she will be out of the country with her ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama, daughter to tour Spain


July 27th, 2010 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Madrid, July 27 (DPA) US First Lady Michelle Obama and one of her two daughters will take a summer break in Spain next week, the White House said Monday. The first lady ... Read more...

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UAE congratulates Spanish king on World Cup win


July 15th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan has congratulated Spanish king Juan Carlos on Spain's historic World Cup win in South Africa. UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ... 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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Spain celebrates World Cup triumph


July 13th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 13 (DPA) Madrid gave a memorable reception to Spain's World Cup heroes, with more than 2 million fans lining the streets Monday to catch a glimpse of Andres Iniesta and ... Read more...

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