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View from the rooftop of the Circulo de Bellas Artes cultural center during a heavy snowfall, Madrid

Three die in Spanish storm, troops deployed to help those stranded by snow

A man and woman who were traveling in a car drowned after a river burst its banks and a homeless person froze to death in the eastern city of Calatayud.

By REUTERS
09/01/2021
A MAN WALKS past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbo

Graffiti at Spanish Jewish cemetery: 'Murdering Jews we will hang you'

The perpetrators also painted a Star of David with the word Raus, German for “out,” on the gate. Another slogan featured a mashup of the Spanish-language word for Holocaust and fairytale.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/12/2020

Spanish FM deflects call to ban Hezbollah

Spanish Foreign Minister María Aránzazu González Laya argued that Spain does not have the authority to list and outlaw terrorist groups, as it must be done through the EU.

Easing lockdown, Spain to reopen for tourism in July

Close to a million jobs were lost just in March, when the lockdown began, and the Bank of Spain has forecast the economy will contract by up to 12% this year.

By REUTERS
23/05/2020
AN ALLEY in Madrid during the lockdown

Madrid: Confinement and solidarity

Paradoxically, in some cases, confinement has actually led to even more social interaction on a personal level, and the making of new friends.

By LINDA JIMENEZ-GLASSMAN
29/04/2020
Michal Kurtyka, Poland's Climate Minister and COP24 president, speaks at the opening ceremony of the

United Nations opens two-week climate change summit in Madrid

The conference aims to lay the final pieces of groundwork needed to support the 2015 Paris Agreement to tackle climate change, which enters a crucial implementation phase next year.

By REUTERS
02/12/2019
Antoine Griezmann and Atletico Madrid seem excited to be in Israel.

Atletico’s Israel visit a triumph for everyone

Beitar Jerusalem’s victory over Spanish giant secondary to overall significance of the trip

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
23/05/2019
Kim Jong-un

Group claims responsibility for N.Korea embassy raid

The group's leader contacted the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) a few days later to pass on information about the raid, the document said.

By REUTERS
27/03/2019
President Reuven Rivlin receives Real Madrid shirt from Florentino Perez, President of Real Madrid.

Israeli president fans out on Real Madrid soccer field

Israeli President Rivlin and Real Madrid President Florentino Perez discussed the importance of sport as a vehicle for inculcating positive values in youth.

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