Spain

Running of the bulls
Alvaro Barrientos/AP
July 08, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he'll never forget. A 6-ton bull ran over and gored San Francisco resident Jaime Alvarez in the neck during the first run of this year's...
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Morocco claims success in slowing migrant voyages to Europe
Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo
June 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is claiming new success in lowering the number of migrant crossings into Europe as the country works with its northern neighbor, Spain, in securing more European funding for curbing migration. Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Bourita said the number of crossings dropped...
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Opponents to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro confront loyalist Bolivarian National Guard troops firing tear gas at them, outside La Carlota military airbase in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Fernando Llano/AP Photo
May 01, 2019 - 8:07 am
By Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Wary Venezuelans braced for another day of upheaval Wednesday as both the opposition and Nicolás Maduro's loyalists vowed to take to the streets, hoping to tip the balance in an agonizing power struggle that appeared to...
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A Spanish court is accusing an American, Mexican and South Korean part of a 10-strong group that led an attack on the North Korean Embassy in February, saying the FBI was offered stolen data.
Bernat Armangue/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 5:41 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spain has issued two international arrest warrants for members of a self-proclaimed human rights group that allegedly led a mysterious attack on the North Korean Embassy in February before offering data stolen during the raid to the FBI. National Court judge Jose de la Mata on Tuesday...
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David Vincent/AP Photo
January 19, 2019 - 7:16 pm
FRANCE (AP) -- Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday in Le Havre, France. The top-ranked United States had not lost since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017, The Americans were 25-0-3 over the span. Marie-Antoinette...
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Protesters hold Catalan flags during a rally in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.
AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
December 23, 2018 - 5:55 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's prime minister said in an interview published Sunday that only a solution supported by a large majority of Catalans and legal under the Spanish Constitution will resolve the crisis over whether the Catalonia region should secede or remain part of Spain. Prime...
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In this Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 photo, a man is helped by aid workers of Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, after being rescued in the Central Mediterranean Sea at 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Al Khums, Lybia.
Olmo Calvo/ AP Photo
December 22, 2018 - 6:37 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Foreign Ministry gave permission Saturday to an aid boat carrying 311 rescued migrants to set course for Spain after Italy and other Mediterranean countries did not answer its request to dock. The boat belonging to the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms saved 313...
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Marco Ugarte, File/ AP Photo
December 14, 2018 - 12:57 pm
MADRID — Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The charges published Friday allege Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those...
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez
AP Photo/Paul White
November 24, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union removed the last major obstacle to sealing an agreement on Brexit after Spain said it had reached a deal Saturday with Britain over Gibraltar on the eve of an EU summit. British Prime Minister Theresa May will then have the momentous task to sell the deal to her...
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People coming from Spain cross the airport of Gibraltar to take part at the National Day celebrations at the British territory of Gibraltar.
AP Photo/Marcos Moreno, File
November 23, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — European Union diplomats were meeting Friday to finalize the draft divorce agreement between Britain and the bloc, amid a warning from Spain that it will oppose the deal if it isn't guaranteed a say over the future of Gibraltar. Leaders of EU nations...
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