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Russian firm opens petroleum terminal in Spain


April 28th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Russian energy giant Lukoil inaugurated a petroleum-products terminal here Friday that is the fruit of its strategic alliance with Spain's Meroil.The 50-million-euro ($66.3 million) project at ... Read more...

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Gunman kills four in Spain


December 16th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) A man armed with a rifle killed four people Wednesday in the northeastern Spanish province of Gerona. He was later arrested, police said.The massacre occurred around 7 a.m., ... Read more...

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U2 fined $22,000 in Spain


August 27th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Barcelona, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in Spain have decided to place a fine of $22,000 on U2, the popular band from Ireland. The band was scheduled to start their tour ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama supports ban on bullfighting in Spain


February 19th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 19 (DPA) The Dalai Lama has given his backing to a planned bullfighting ban in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia, the animal rights association ADDA said Friday. There was "considerable ... Read more...

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‘Twinning’ of Thiruvananthapuram, Barcelona on track: Tharoor


January 18th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Monday said the proposed "twinning" of the Kerala capital and Spain's Barcelona city was well on track. A press release ... Read more...

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Nissan to temporarily sack 2,000 people in Spain


August 26th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Aug 26 (DPA) Japanese automaker Nissan is planning to temporarily cut 2,025 jobs at its factories in Barcelona and Montcada in northeastern Spain, trade union sources said Wednesday. The suspension, which would ... Read more...

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