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World Dec 02U.N. chief urges countries not to surrender on climate fight
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming.
World Dec 01UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.”…
World Nov 10Spain’s national vote an epic struggle between left, right
As Spaniards voted Sunday in the country's fourth election in as many years, a leading leftist party pledged to help the incumbent Socialists in hopes of staving off a possible right-wing coalition government that could include a far-right party.
World Nov 04In Spain, thousands protest verdict in sex crime case
The protests come after five men accused of gang-raping an intoxicated 14-year-old girl were sentenced to 10 to 12 years behind bars.
World Oct 18Catalonia sees 5th day of massive separatist protests
More than 200 people have been arrested and scores injured since separatist sentiment in Spain.
World Aug 20Italy prosecutor orders evacuation of migrant rescue ship
Italy's interior minister had refused to open Italian ports, even after six countries stepped forward to take the migrants and despite a fissure in Italy's imploding governing coalition.
World Aug 17Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar soon despite US pressure
The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again.
World Aug 15Gibraltar frees Iranian oil tanker that U.S. sought to seize
The tanker's release could potentially defuse tensions between London and Tehran as a British-flagged tanker remains held by the Islamic Republic.
World Jul 04Gibraltar detains supertanker with Iranian oil, believed to be Syria-bound
Authorities in Gibraltar said they intercepted an Iranian supertanker Thursday that was believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran's crude oil to war-ravaged Syria.
World Apr 28Deeply divided, Spaniards vote with eye on far-right’s rise
A divided Spain voted Sunday in its third general election in four years, with all eyes on whether a far-right party will enter Parliament for the first time in decades and potentially help unseat the Socialist government.