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Libyan rebels seek financial help from Spain


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Libya's rebel group has appealed to Spanish corporates for financial aid to begin reconstruction of the North African country even as Muammar Gaddafi continues to hang ... 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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Four journalists held by Gaddafi forces: Human Rights Watch


April 8th, 2011 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Four journalists - one Spanish, two Americans and a South African - deployed to cover the conflict in Libya are being held by forces loyal to ... Read more...

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Spain prepares to temporarily close its embassy in Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced Tuesday that Madrid is preparing to temporarily close its embassy in Libya amid continuing strife in the North African country.In remarks to ... 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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Russia expels two Spanish diplomats in response to expulsion of two Russian diplomats


December 29th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Friday expelled two Spanish diplomats in response to the expulsion of two diplomats with the Russian embassy in Madrid seven weeks ago, Spain's El Pais ... Read more...

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Public Smoking All Set To Be Banned In Spain


October 21st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): most of the countries of The European Union have been very strict about their stance on public smoking. However things are a bit ... Read more...

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Spain allows medicinal use of cannabis


July 29th, 2010 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Spain has allowed the medication derived from cannabis - the main ingredient in marijuana - for the treatment of spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis. Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez ... Read more...

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Spain’s smoking ban set to extend to bars, restaurants


December 30th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government is planning to extend its smoking ban at workplaces to bars, cafes, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces by amending the anti-tobacco law next year, ... Read more...

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Spain to begin clinical trials of swine flu vaccine


September 9th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (EFE) Spain will shortly begin the clinical trials for swine flu vaccine on 400 children ranging in age from 6 months to 17 years, Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez has ... Read more...

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Swine flu prompts calls for `kissing strike’ in Spain


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Sinikka Tarvainen Madrid, Sep 3 (DPA) H1N1 influenza is prompting tough health measures around the globe, but could it go as far as forcing a "kissing strike" in traditionally affectionate Spain?The health ... Read more...

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Spain calls Castro’s resignation as ‘great news’


February 19th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, Feb 19 (DPA) Spain's governing Socialist Party Tuesday described the resignation of Cuban leader Fidel Castro as "great news" if it led to a "democratic opening." Castro, 81, who has led ... Read more...

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