JERUSALEM/BEIRUT - Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel, one of the most violent clashes between the two sides since a 2006 war.
MADRID - Eight French nationals and two Greeks were killed and 21 people injured when a Greek fighter plane crashed during NATO training in Spain on Monday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said.
MADRID - Police in Spain's north African enclave of Ceuta arrested four men on Saturday suspected of belonging to a militant Islamist network that may have been planning an attack in Spain, the interior ministry said.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, an 19 - Pope Francis said on Monday his U.S. trip in September will be limited to Washington, New York and Philadelphia and he will not go to California to canonise Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan priest who founded missions there.
MADRID - Catalonian leaders are hoping that a regional election in September will keep alive a fading independence drive and force the hand of Spain's central government - but the move could also backfire.
MADRID - The sudden rise of a new anti-establishment party has transformed Spanish politics a year before a general election, forcing the centre-right government to veer away from austerity and the left-leaning opposition to scramble for new leaders.
MADRID - Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, is to stand trial on tax fraud charges as soon as next year, becoming the first Spanish royal to face prosecution.
LODZ, Poland - The European Union has given Poland more than 100 million euros (79 million pounds) to build at least three "ghost" airports in places where there are not enough passengers to keep them in business.
MADRID - Spain's newest political party Podemos lost its lead to the opposition Socialists in a major opinion poll published on Sunday, with the ruling People's Party (PP) continuing to lag both.
MADRID - Spain's 18th Duchess of Alba, who died on Thursday aged 88, was one of Europe's wealthiest and most titled aristocrats, the owner of fabulous palaces and priceless works of art.
LONDON - By catapulting to power an improbable alliance of the hard left and nationalist far right, Greece has shaken up Europe's political kaleidoscope and may have signalled the end of an era of centrist consensus.