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Dollar jumps on data, Europe woes; stocks, commodities fall

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NEW YORK - The U.S. dollar rallied on Tuesday after a string of healthy economic data boosted near-term rate hike prospects, while Greece's financial crisis and signs of growing opposition to austerity in Spain weighed further on the euro.

Spain retrieves black boxes on crashed A400M aircraft

PARIS/MADRID - Spain said on Sunday it had found the two black boxes from the crashed Airbus A400M military aircraft that ploughed into a field north of Seville airport in its maiden test flight on Saturday, killing four of the six test crew.

World, Aerospace & Defence, 10 May 2015

Pope defends California missions' founder ahead of canonisation

ROME - Pope Francis defended an 18th-century Spanish priest on Saturday from accusations he brutalised Native Americans in missionary work that helped lay the foundations for the Catholic Church in the United States.

World, 02 May 2015

More than 150 rescued from burning ferry off Spain

MADRID - Emergency services rescued 156 people on Tuesday from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, the ferry operator and government officials said. | Video

World, 30 Apr 2015

Egypt's Sisi says parliamentary election to be held before year-end - El Mundo

MADRID - An Egyptian parliamentary election that was due in March will be held before the end of the year, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the Spanish newspaper El Mundo in an interview published on Wednesday.

World, 29 Apr 2015

More than 150 rescued from burning ferry off Spain

MADRID - Emergency services rescued 156 people on Tuesday from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, the ferry operator and government officials said.

World, 28 Apr 2015

Weary of poverty, Senegalese migrants head for Europe

THIAROYE-SUR-MER, Senegal - After being repatriated to Senegal on a Spanish military plane having risked his life on a perilous sea crossing to the Canary Islands in 2006, Moustafa Diouf founded an association to warn young Africans of the dangers of illegal migration to Europe.

World, 24 Apr 2015

Bomb explodes at Spanish embassy in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI - A bomb exploded in front of the Spanish embassy in the Libyan capital late on Monday, residents said, the latest in a string of attacks on foreign missions in the North African country.

Top News, World, Libya, 21 Apr 2015

Vatican defends canonisation of founder of Californian missions

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Monday defended Pope Francis's decision to canonise Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan priest who founded missions in California, against accusations that he brutalised Native Americans.

World, 20 Apr 2015

Boy detained after Barcelona school killing

BARCELONA, Spain - A Spanish schoolboy armed with a crossbow and a knife killed a teacher and wounded four other people in an attack at a Barcelona high school on Monday, police said.

World, 20 Apr 2015
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IMF head says Greek exit a possibility - newspaper

DRESDEN, Germany - The head of the International Monetary Fund told a German newspaper that a Greek exit from the euro zone was possible but probably would not signal the end of the euro currency.