Tag Archives: Spain

Spain gets 600 tip-offs about possible Islamic extremists

MADRID (AP) — Spanish security officials say they have received more than 600 anonymous tip-offs regarding possible Islamic extremists under a new project set up to better anticipate the threat…

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From Blood Rain to Green Poo: 10 Weirdest Science Stories of 2015

The rain in Spain seemed to turn a gory shade of blood red. A scientist revealed he hadn't showered in more than 10 years. Somehow, tapeworms received even worse. These…

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The latest: 2 dead as 200 Africans try to swim to Spain

MADRID (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of people flee to Europe in search of asylum. All times local. 4:40 p.m. Spain's Red Cross is detailing the…

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2 dead, 12 injured as 200 migrants try to enter Spain by sea

MADRID (AP) — Two people drowned & at least 12 others were injured when they tried to obtain to a small patch of Spanish territory in North Africa by swimming…

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Williams: African roots thriving in Spain's Basque region

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Inaki Williams is not the type of soccer player you would expect to see at Athletic Bilbao, the traditional Spanish club which only fields players from…

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Hundreds of African migrants storm Spanish border post

Madrid (AFP) – Hundreds of African migrants stormed a barbed wire-topped border fence between Morocco & the Spanish territory of Ceuta & 185 made it across, the Red Cross said….

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Pilgrims celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem against backdrop of violence

Bethlehem (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Pilgrims celebrated Christmas in the town where tradition says Jesus was born Thursday yet festivities were subdued against a backdrop of violence in the Holy…

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Spain faces uphill struggle to form government after polls

MADRID (AFP) – Spain faced an uphill struggle to form a stable government Monday following elections that saw the incumbent conservatives win the most seats yet without an absolute majority,…

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The Latest: Greek PM says austerity defeated in Spain

MADRID (AP) — The latest developments on Spain's general election. All times local. 1:10 a.m. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is hailing the result of Spain's election as voter rejection…

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Spain ruling party could be out with big vote for upstarts

MADRID (AP) — A strong showing Sunday by a pair of upstart parties in Spain's general election upended the country's traditional two-party system, with the ruling Popular Party winning the…

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