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Syrian refugees stuck in ‘Spanish Guantanamo’

Asif is one of thousands of Syrians who have fled the conflict in their country and chosen this circuitous, overland route to Europe. But unlike the refugees who take a more direct course across the Mediterranean sea, the arrival of Syrians in Melilla is tightly controlled.

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Catalonia: Nationalism with foul roots

Catalonia’s regional parliament has come out and endorsed a split from Spain. It’s rather a surprise that it has come this far. But, it’s no surprise that the separatists’ motives are based on myths and revanchism. Every time there is a home fixture at FC Barcelona and the clock shows 17 minutes and 14 seconds …

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Spain not hit by VW investment revision

The government in Madrid has said Spain will not be affected by German carmaker VW’s upcoming investment revision in the wake of its emission tests scandal. It said promised resources would be allocated as planned. VW’s current endeavors to come to grips with its scandal over rigged diesel-engine emission tests would have no impact on …

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Nadal books spot in Hamburg ATP final

A year without a clay-court title is pretty much unthinkable for former world number one Rafael Nadal of Spain. And he’s well on his way to victory at the ATP event in Hamburg with an easy semi-final win. Rafael Nadal has yet to win on clay in 2015 – an amazing fact considering that he’s …

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Dominican chef’s rags-to-riches tale wows Spain

Maria Marte migrated to Spain in 2003 and started washing dishes in a Madrid restaurant. She stayed despite the economic crisis and is now a head chef with two Michelin stars to her name. Guy Hedgecoe reports. Maria Marte is delicately spooning a smooth parsley sauce from a blender into a bowl, in preparation for …

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Time for Brazil

On Thursday, brace yourselves, because the football feast will start at the nation where football has been always at its best: Brazil.

Fady Ashraf

Two Spanish journalists freed in Syria: press

AFP – Two Spanish journalists taken hostage by an Al-Qaeda-linked group last year have been freed, the Spanish daily El Mundo reported Sunday. “At 21:27 (Spanish time 2027 GMT Saturday) veteran El Mundo Middle East correspondent Javier Espinosa called the paper’s newsroom and said they had been released and handed over to the Turkish military,” the …

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