Spain judge opens terrorism probe into Boko Haram

A Spanish High Court judge said Thursday he is opening a probe into Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram and its leader Abubakar Shekau for suspected crimes against humanity and terrorism.

Angry voters change political landscape in Spain polls

Spain faced a dramatically changed political landscape today after voters in local elections abandoned traditional parties, with anti-austerity groups topping polls in Barcelona and possibly taking power in Madrid.

Boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase allowed to stay

  An African boy found hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into Spain has been granted temporary permission to stay so he can be reunited with his mother, officials said.

At least three dead in Spain military plane crash: Rescue workers

At least three people were killed when an Airbus A400M military plane crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain Saturday, the regional emergency services said.

Spain princess risks asset seizure in fraud case

A Spanish judge Monday took a step towards seizing the assets of Cristina, sister of King Felipe VI, pending her trial in a fraud scandal that has shamed the royal family.

Egyptian president`s Spain trip angers human rights groups

Rights groups slammed an official visit to Spain on Thursday by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, saying he should be shunned for his authoritarian rule rather than courted for business deals.

Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless

Spain`s already high unemployment rose slightly in the first quarter, official data showed Thursday, in a bleak reminder of the challenges the country faces as it seeks to cement a fragile economic recovery.

Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief
Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief

The new 24-hour Olympic television channel will be up and running "by April or May 2016", Yianis Exarchos, chief executive of the Olympic Broadcasting System, announced on Wednesday.

How Diego Simeone painted Madrid red
How Diego Simeone painted Madrid red

In the dying moments of Diego Simeone`s second Madrid derby in charge of Atletico, a banner was lowered behind the goal his side was defending to display a stinging message: "Wanted: A dignified rival for a decent derby". 

Iran minister defines Yemen peace plan details

Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday called for a peace plan for war-torn Yemen that includes humanitarian aid, dialogue and the formation of a broad-based Yemeni government after a proposed cease-fire already rejected by Saudi Arabia.

Police arrest 10 for suspected jihadi links in Spain

Police in northeastern Spain say they have arrested 10 people for suspected links to jihadi terror activity and the Islamic State armed group.

Second Spanish caver dies in Morocco`s Atlas mountains: Minister

A second Spanish caver trapped at the bottom of a deep ravine in Morocco`s High Atlas mountains died on Sunday despite efforts by emergency services to rescue him and a third companion, the Spanish interior ministry said.

Spain investigates malicious Tweets about air crash

The Spanish government said Wednesday it was hunting for the authors of malicious jokes on Twitter about the victims of the air crash in the French Alps.

Spain ruling party ran illegal slush fund: Judge

A court probe has found that Spain`s ruling Popular Party ran an illegal slush fund for 18 years, a judge said Monday, reviving a corruption scandal that has embarrassed the government.

Thousands flock to anti-austerity `dignity march` in Madrid
Thousands flock to anti-austerity `dignity march` in Madrid

Thousands of people took part in a "march for dignity" in Madrid on Saturday to protest against austerity measures on the eve of a closely-watched regional election in southern Spain. 

Scientists discover Spanish novelist Cervantes' tomb in Madrid
Scientists discover Spanish novelist Cervantes' tomb in Madrid

Spanish scientists on Tuesday claimed to have found the tomb of Spanish literary giant Miguel de Cervantes and the author of 'Don Quixote' in Madrid, nearly 400 years after his death.

Spain finds remains of `Don Quixote` writer Cervantes

 Spain on Tuesday unearthed the apparent remains of literary giant and father of the modern novel Miguel de Cervantes, found in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death.

Spain arrests 8 suspected members of jihadi cell

The Interior Ministry says police have arrested eight suspected members of a jihadi terror cell in raids across the country.

UN resolution needed for any NATO role in Libya: Spain

UN Security Council member Spain called Thursday for a deal to end unrest in Libya within weeks and said a UN resolution would be needed to approve any NATO intervention there.

Spain remands Ukrainian ex-finance minister in custody

A Spanish court on Thursday remanded in custody Ukraine`s former finance minister Yuri Kolobov pending his extradition to Kiev where he is wanted for alleged fraud and theft of public funds.