MADRID A Spanish judge has issued arrest warrants for 12 Russians, including some senior officials, who are alleged to be linked to one of Russia's largest criminal syndicates that operated out of Spain, a court document seen by Reuters showed.
MADRID Spain's King Felipe dissolved parliament on Tuesday and called a new national election for June 26 after a vote in December left such a fractured political landscape that no government could be formed.
MADRID A new election due to be held in Spain on June 26 is unlikely to break the political stalemate to form a government after a previous vote in December produced the most fragmented result in decades, a poll showed on Sunday.
Melbourne Spain's Ferrovial said it won't offer in future the service of running Australia's controversial offshore detention centres for refugees and asylum seekers, after buying a controlling stake in the Australian firm that operates the centres.
PRAIA Eleven men were shot dead in Cape Verde on Tuesday, including eight soldiers, a local civilian and two Spanish citizens, the minister of Internal Administration for the archipelago off the African coast said in a statement.
MADRID Spanish voters will go to the polls again in June in a re-run of the inconclusive December election after a final round of talks between the king and political parties failed to broker a deal on forming a coalition government on Tuesday.
MADRID Spanish political leaders meet King Felipe on Tuesday for a final round of talks to resolve a four-month-old political stalemate, but with a successful outcome unlikely, the stage could be set for a new election.
MADRID Spain's political parties on Thursday ruled out last-minute talks to secure a parliamentary majority and form a government, making it virtually inevitable that there will be a new election in June.
MADRID Spain's acting Industry Minister Jose Manuel Soria resigned on Friday following allegations of links to offshore dealings which emerged after he was named in the Panama Papers.
MADRID Spanish police have arrested a French man suspected of supplying the arms used by an Islamist militant to kill four people at a kosher supermarket and a policewoman in Paris in January 2015, Spain's interior ministry said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Euro zone business growth was slow but steady last month, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting the European Central Bank's massive stimulus programme is underpinning activity but not yet boosting inflation. Markit's final composite Purchasing Managers' Index for the bloc, seen as a good guide to growth, was 53.0, in line with a flash estimate and just below March's 53.1. It has been above the 50 mark that divides growth from contraction since mid-2013.