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19 killed in mall fire in Qatar


May 29th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Doha, May 29 (IANS) At least 19 people, including 13 children, were killed and 17 others wounded in a fire at a shopping mall here in the Qatar capital, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Spain expels Libyan envoy


June 17th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 17 (IANS/EFE) Spain has expelled Libya's envoy to Madrid and three of his subordinates as they remain loyal to the Muammar Gaddafi regime.Libyan Ambassador Ajeli Abdussalam Ali Breni ... Read more...

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Spain demands apology from Iran for diplomat’s arrest


February 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Spain will call home its ambassador in Iran for consultations if the government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad does not give an explanation or apologise for the arrest of ... Read more...

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Spain confirms mutual expulsion of diplomats with Russia


December 29th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign ministry confirmed Tuesday that Russia expelled two Spanish diplomats in response to Madrid's decision last month to expel two Russians "for conducting activities incompatible with their ... Read more...

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Man’s body hair shaved for magic after abduction in Congo


April 11th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London/Madrid, April 11 (IANS) The body hair of a Spanish doctor, who was kidnapped in Congo, was shaved by abductors as they believe in "magical fetishes made with hair of whites", a ... Read more...

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Spain deplores death of Cuban political prisoner


February 25th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Toledo (Spain), Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government has said that it "deeply deplores" the death of Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo and regrets that the human rights situation on the communist-ruled ... Read more...

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Cuban political prisoner dies after 85-day hunger strike


February 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Cuban political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo died Tuesday in a Havana hospital after an 85-day hunger strike to demand that authorities acknowledge his status as a Amnesty International ... Read more...

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“Sahrawi Gandhi” on hunger strike at Spanish airport


November 19th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi, Nov 19(ANI): Sahrawi human rights-defender and political activist Aminatou Haidar, considered by her supporters as the 'Sahrawi Gandhi', has gone on a hunger strike at a Spanish airport after being expelled ... Read more...

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‘Saharan Gandhi’ on hunger strike at Spanish airport


November 16th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lanzarote (Spain), Nov 16 (DPA) The prominent Western Saharan human rights activist Aminatou Haidar has launched a hunger strike at a Spanish airport, accusing Morocco and Spain of preventing her from entering ... Read more...

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