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  1. News - China

    Xi visits Trinidad in key trade region

    Posted May 31st 2013, 10:10am by Agence France-Presse in Port of Spain

    ... Joe Biden, who attended a summit with Caribbean leaders in Port of Spain this week. “These are very special and historic times for Trinidad and Tobago,” the island’s communications minister, ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - PRIVATE BANKING

    Credit Suisse bets on Spain recovery in expansion push

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:39am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Madrid Wealth manager looks to acquisitions to boost growth after client assets increase by 80pc Credit Suisse bets on Spain recovery in expansion push Credit Suisse Group, the world's fourth-largest wealth manager, almost doubled client assets in Spain during the country's recession and expects expansion to continue as the economy gathers pace. The firm might ...

  3. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    New Zealand, Turkey, Spain vie for places on UN Security Council

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... taken the spotlight in this year's campaign for coveted seats on the UN Security Council, but the hottest race is between New Zealand, Spain and Turkey, whose foreign ministers are in New ... Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, was torpedoed by the United States. But the US chose not to publicly oppose its candidacy this year. That means all eyes will be on New Zealand, Spain and Turkey, ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Catalonia calls off referendum on seeking independence from Spain

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:12am by AFP

    ... That announcement was hailed as "excellent news" by Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who is fiercely opposed to a ballot on Catalonia breaking away from Spain. But yesterday Mas vowed Catalonia would go ahead with a vote on November 9 under an alternative legal framework to get around a ruling by Spain's Constitutional Court which suspended it. Mas said the symbolic vote ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - EURO 2016

    Sweet relief for Diego Costa as he finally ends Spain goal drought

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:47am

    ... Reuters Coach says Chelsea striker can become key player after breaking his duck against mighty Luxembourg Spain coach Vicente del Bosque predicted Diego Costa would be a key performer for Spain in coming years after the Brazil-born forward ended his long wait for an international goal on Sunday. Costa’s 69th-minute strike in a 4-0 win away to Luxembourg in Euro 2016 qualification ...

  6. News - World - Ebola

    Ebola monitoring rises as Spain tries to contain health fears

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 09:32pm by Reuters in Madrid

    ... it has handled the first outbreak of the disease outside Africa. A nurse who contracted the virus after caring for two infected priests repatriated to Spain remained seriously ill. Teresa Romero, ... to the isolation unit at the Carlos III hospital on Friday evening. None of the 16 now being monitored, including Romero’s husband, have shown Ebola symptoms. Spain’s government attempted to stem an outcry ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - EURO 2016

    We're not getting worse, insists Spain coach after first qualifier defeat in eight years

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 09:49am

    ... Reuters Defeat to Slovakia was Spain’s first loss in 36 qualifiers for the European Championship and the World Cup dating to 2006, and ended a run of 14 straight away wins Coach Vicente del Bosque denied Spain were caught in a downward spiral after the holders slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat in Slovakia in Euro 2016 Group C qualifying on Thursday. Del Bosque decided to stay ...

  8. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Christianity in Spain a century earlier than thought, plate find shows

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 09:46pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Barcelona Plate find rewrites Spain's Christian history The history of Christianity in Spain may have to be rewritten after the discovery of a glass plate depicting Christ that dates to the fourth century AD. Christian Spain is thought to have begun in the fifth century with the arrival of the recently Christianised Visigoths from central Europe ...

  9. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish police bust voodoo sex ring operating in Barcelona and Malaga

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on small wooden boats into Spain where they were forced to work as street prostitutes in Barcelona and Malaga. Spanish police have swooped several times in past years on similar prostitution rings ...

  10. Sport - Tennis

    Spain's female Davis Cup captain dismisses 'dressing-room' problems

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spain captain dismisses 'dressing-room' issues Gala Leon Garcia has rejected suggestions from Rafael Nadal's coach and uncle, Toni Nadal, that her selection as Spain's first female Davis Cup captain will be impractical. Toni Nadal had expressed his surprise at the decision announced on Sunday, claiming Leon Garcia ...




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