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Euro zone, Spain added to IMF list of economies with economic imbalances

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund added the euro zone & Spain to a list of countries that have relatively large economic imbalances, posing a risk to stable global…

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Catalans form vast human chain for independence from Spain

Catalans massed in a vast human chain stretching hundreds of kilometres along the Mediterranean coast on Wednesday, demanding independence from Spain in the face of fierce opposition from the national…

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Spain strengthens transparency law intended to fight corruption

By Elisabeth O’Leary MADRID (Reuters) – Lawmakers on Thursday passed amendments to beef up Spain’s first freedom of information law, intended to attack corruption & restore plummeting public trust in…

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Spain strengthens transparency law intended to fight corruption

By Elisabeth O’Leary MADRID (Reuters) – Lawmakers on Thursday passed amendments to beef up Spain’s first freedom of information law, intended to attack corruption & restore plummeting public trust in…

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Police clash with protestors in Mexico City, 31 people arrested

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Police used tear gas & water cannon to disperse demonstrators in the main square of Mexico City on Friday, arresting 31 people, as the government took…

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Spain demands explanation from Latvia of Catalonia comment

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s foreign minister has called in the Latvian ambassador for consultations after the prime minister of the Baltic state made statements approximately Catalan independence, Spain’s foreign ministry…

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Spain: Hells Angels Arrested In Cocaine Bust

Four members of the Hells Angels biker gang have been arrested for allegedly smuggling 500kg (1,100lbs) of cocaine into Spain, the interior ministry has said. The Canadian men were arrested…

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Spain's Rajoy offers Catalonia talks, but no independence vote

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Saturday offered to hold talks with Catalonia, yet gave no indication he would allow the wealthy northwestern region to vote on…

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