People exercise on May 02, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. Spain continues to ease the Covid-19 lockdown measures
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Hadas Kuznits
May 08, 2020 - 5:56 pm
What's it like to experience coronavirus in Spain, where the stay-at-home orders are much more strict than in Philadelphia? Read more here.
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A temporary altar during an Easter Sunday religious service in a parking lot of the Messe Erfurt trade fair grounds during the coronavirus crisis on April 12, 2020 in Erfurt, Germany.
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Charlotte Reese
April 12, 2020 - 12:12 pm
People all over the world are having their Easter Sunday celebrations disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, another reminder we are all in this together. Read more here.
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Firefighters wearing protective suits wait outside a nursing home before disinfecting it in efforts to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, March 30, 2020.
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March 30, 2020 - 10:23 am
Spain overtook China on Monday in confirmed coronavirus infections as the pandemic stretched scores of Spanish hospitals to their breaking point. Read more here.
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This GoPro image provided Saturday, by the French Army shows doctors taking care of evacuated patients infected with the COVID-19 disease, aboard a military plane from Mulhouse, eastern France to Bordeaux, southwestern France, Friday.
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AP News
March 28, 2020 - 12:17 pm
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States and officials dug in for a long fight against the pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection narcotics detector dog Dasha.
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Kimberly Adams
January 10, 2020 - 8:53 pm
Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection starts off the new year with a new drug seizure after last summer's record breaking cocaine discovery at the Packer Avenue Terminal. Read more here.
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Relatives carry the coffin with the remains of Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco at the Valley of the Fallen mausoleum near El Escorial, outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
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AP News
October 24, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By Ciaran Giles and Aritz Parra, Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Turning a momentous page in its history, Spain on Thursday exhumed the remains of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from his grandiose mausoleum outside Madrid and reburied them in a small family crypt north of the capital. The day-long...
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A group of feral monk parakeets feeding in a park in Spain
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October 08, 2019 - 11:34 am
Madrid's city council is preparing a plan to clear the city of its pesky parrots -- which will include the "ethical slaughter" of the birds and and sterilization of eggs, authorities said Monday. Argentine parrots -- myiopsitta monachus, also known as monk parakeets -- are native to South America,...
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In this handout photo taken on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 and provided by Fundacion Catalunya La Pedrera, a two month old lynx looks up at the Mont Natura complex in Alt Aneu Pallars Sobira, Spain.
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August 08, 2019 - 11:53 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish nature conservation center says that the first baby lynx has been born in the Pyrenees in nearly a century. The Eurasian lynx is considered extinct in the Spanish and French Pyrenees, and the last time it was witnessed in these mountains was in the 1930s. The...
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Running of the bulls
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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
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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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