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2005-11-10 09:43:17

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - France must draw the consequences of two weeks of riots and respond quickly to the problems raised by the rioters, President Jacques Chirac said on Thursday as a police chief warned of possible unrest in the heart of Paris.

2005-10-15 16:02:32

By Emma Ross-Thomas and Axel Bugge SALAMANCA, Spain (Reuters) - Leaders from Spain, Portugal and Latin America, ignoring U.S. concern, backed a strong call on Saturday for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba and for the suspected bomber of a Cuban airliner to be tried.

2005-10-14 17:23:56

By Emma Ross-Thomas and Axel Bugge SALAMANCA, Spain (Reuters) - Venezuela used an Ibero-American forum to bash the United States on Friday, increasing the anti-Washington flavor of the summit expected to back stronger criticism of the U.S. embargo on Cuba.

2005-10-13 17:30:04

By Adrian Croft SALAMANCA, Spain (Reuters) - A 22-nation summit on immigration and alleviating Latin America's debt burden opens in Spain on Friday, but the region's most controversial leader, Cuban President Fidel Castro, will stay away.

2005-10-06 11:05:47

MADRID (Reuters) - An internal investigation has concluded that Spanish police did not fire shots that killed five migrants trying to enter Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta last week, Spain's interior minister said on Thursday. "It can be confirmed that Civil Guard (police) forces ...

2005-09-30 09:36:58

By Gideon Long MADRID (Reuters) - The IRA's decision to scrap its weapons will put psychological pressure on ETA to call a truce with Spain but is unlikely to draw meaningful concessions from the armed Basque separatist group, analysts said.

2005-08-24 10:43:15

By Emma Ross-Thomas MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's defense minister said on Wednesday a fatal helicopter crash in Afghanistan looked unlikely to have been caused by an attack as he defended Spain's role there against fierce criticism from left and right.

2005-08-17 07:45:53

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish investigators suspect an accident rather than an attack caused the military helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed all 17 Spanish soldiers on board, officials said on Wednesday.

2005-08-16 11:48:04

In KABUL story headlined "At least 17 Spanish troops die in Afghan crash" please read in 3rd paragraph ...Spanish Defense Minister Jose Bono said... instead of ...Spanish Defense Minister Lose Bono said...

2005-08-16 08:01:59

By Sayed Salahuddin KABUL (Reuters) - At least 17 Spanish troops with the NATO-led peacekeeping operation in Afghanistan were killed on Tuesday in a helicopter crash during an exercise near the western city of Herat, a Spanish Defense Ministry spokesman said.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.