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Street fires erupt in Barcelona in fourth day of Catalan protest

Oct 17 2019

BARCELONA Thousands gathered in Barcelona in a fourth day of protests that have led to the worst sustained street violence in Spain in decades after Catalan leaders were sentenced to lengthy jail terms for their roles in a 2017 bid for independence. | Video

Protest against separatists' sentencing sets Barcelona streets ablaze

Oct 17 2019

BARCELONA Protesters set cars on fire and threw petrol bombs at police in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Wednesday, intensifying unrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state. | Video

Clashes erupt in Barcelona as Catalan separatists protest sentences for leaders

Oct 16 2019

BARCELONA Protesters and police clashed late on Tuesday in Barcelona during rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders, with the unusually tense confrontations turning into a major challenge for Spanish and regional authorities. | Video

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated

Sep 13 2019

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. | Video

Third person dies, two airports closed as torrential rains hit southern Spain

Sep 13 2019

SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR/ORIHUELA, Alicante, Sept 13 (Reuters) - A third person has died in southern Spain's torrential rains, the local mayor told Spanish radio Cadena Ser on Friday as airports and dozens of roads were closed in a second day of heavy rainfall.

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows

Aug 18 2019

GIBRALTAR The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further.

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

Aug 17 2019

GIBRALTAR The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to prevent the vessel from leaving Gibraltar.

Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar

Aug 16 2019

GIBRALTAR An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail soon.

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; U.S. seeks to hold it

Aug 15 2019

LONDON/GIBRALTAR Britain's Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it. | Video

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