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World Oct 13Lava from volcano on Spain’s La Palma forces 800 to evacuate
Island authorities ordered the evacuation of around 800 people from a coastal town after the lava took a new course on its way to the Atlantic Ocean. It was the first mass exit since 6,000 people were told to leave…
World Sep 29Lava from La Palma eruption finally reaches the Atlantic
Lava from a volcano on Spain’s Canary Islands has finally reached the Atlantic Ocean after days of wiping out hundreds of homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.
World Sep 19Volcano erupts on Atlantic island; lava destroys some homes
A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for 1,000 people as lava flows crept toward isolated mountain homes.
World Aug 21EU warns Taliban it has not recognized their regime
The European Union’s top officials warned the Taliban on Saturday that the current conversations being held to secure the exit of as many Afghan evacuees as possible do not mean the bloc is prepared to recognize the new regime.
World Jun 22Catalan separatists eye freedom after Spain’s Cabinet pardon
Nine Catalan separatist leaders jailed for sedition are eyeing freedom, after Spain’s Cabinet pardoned them in the hope of starting what Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez called a much-needed reconciliation.
World Mar 07At least 15 dead, 400 wounded in Equatorial Guinea blasts
A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 400 others on Sunday, authorities said.
World Feb 15Pro-separatist win in Catalonia elections ripple throughout Spain
The separatist movement in Spain's northeast Catalonia has increased its power in a regional election despite years of frustrated ambitions to create a new Mediterranean nation.
World Jun 21WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases
The UN health agency said Brazil led the way with 54,771 cases tallied and the U.S. next at 36,617. Over 15,400 came in in India.
Health Jun 07World reaches 400,000 virus deaths as pope urges caution
Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people have been infected by the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University, whose aggregated tally has become the main worldwide reference for monitoring the disease. Its running counter says United States leads the world with…
World May 23Spain’s far-right holds car protest against virus lockdown
Vox called for protesters to attend the protests in their vehicles and thus skirt the current prohibition on social gatherings in effect under the nation’s two-month long state of emergency designed to reduce contagion risks.