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Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests

19 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Hundreds of protesters battled police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday, setting up fiery barricades and hurling rocks at security forces on the fifth day of unrest following the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders. | Video

Street fires erupt in Barcelona in fourth day of Catalan protest

18 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Thousands gathered in Barcelona in a fourth day of protests that have led to the worst sustained street violence in Spain in decades after Catalan leaders were sentenced to lengthy jail terms for their roles in a 2017 bid for independence. | Video

UPDATE 4-Street fires erupt in Barcelona in fourth day of Catalan protest

18 Oct 2019

* Dozens injured in overnight clashes in Barcelona (Adds color on riots, political context)

Protest against separatists' sentencing sets Barcelona streets ablaze

17 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Protesters set cars on fire and threw petrol bombs at police in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Wednesday, intensifying unrest sparked by the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state. | Video

Clashes erupt in Barcelona as Catalan separatists protest sentences for leaders

17 Oct 2019

BARCELONA Protesters and police clashed late on Tuesday in Barcelona during rallies against the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders, with the unusually tense confrontations turning into a major challenge for Spanish and regional authorities. | Video

UPDATE 5-Clashes erupt in Barcelona as Catalan separatists protest sentences for leaders

16 Oct 2019

* Clashes a major challenge for Spanish, Catalan authorities (Adds Reuters cameraman hit by police)

Floods kills at least five in southeast Spain, thousands evacuated

14 Sep 2019

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. | Video

Third person dies, two airports closed as torrential rains hit southern Spain

13 Sep 2019

SAN PEDRO DEL PINATAR/ORIHUELA, Alicante, Sept 13 (Reuters) - A third person has died in southern Spain's torrential rains, the local mayor told Spanish radio Cadena Ser on Friday as airports and dozens of roads were closed in a second day of heavy rainfall.

Iranian tanker at centre of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows

19 Aug 2019

GIBRALTAR The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further.

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

17 Aug 2019

GIBRALTAR The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to prevent the vessel from leaving Gibraltar. | Video

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Republican lawmakers storm hearing room, disrupt Trump impeachment inquiry

A U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry devolved into chaos on Wednesday as Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democratic efforts to impeach him over dealings with Ukraine, stormed into a high-security hearing room and delayed testimony by a witness.