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Eight Spanish combatants arrested after returning from Ukraine

Police arrested eight Spanish men who returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, in what they said was the first operation of its kind in Europe.

Spain blasts ex-PM meeting with Castro in Cuba

Spain`s conservative government reacted angrily Thursday to a visit by former Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to Cuba and his meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, calling it disloyal.

Podemos leader challenge Spanish PM to TV debate

The leader new anti-establishment party Podemos which is leading Spanish polls on Wednesday challenged conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to a television debate ahead of a series of elections.

Spain`s Supreme Court backs asylum for Kazakhstan opponent

 Spain`s Supreme Court has ruled that a Kazakh dissident who rights groups warn would face torture if he returned to Kazakhstan has the right to asylum in Spain, according to a decision published on Wednesday.

Spain`s Constitutional Court rules Catalan independence vote illegal

 Spain`s Constitutional Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that a referendum on secession called by the wealthy northeastern region of Catalonia in November was illegal, confirming an earlier decision to temporarily suspend the vote.

Spain breaks up online network recruiting young women for ISIS

Spain said Tuesday it had broken up an online network accused of recruiting young women to join Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria and arrested four suspects.

Spain arrests four for running online network to recruit young women for ISIS

 Spain said Tuesday it had broken up an online network accused of recruiting young women to join Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria and arrested four suspects.

Spain breaks up online network recruiting young women for IS

 Spain said Tuesday it had broken up an online network accused of recruiting young women to join Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria and arrested four suspects.

5.2-magnitude quake rocks central Spain

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Madrid and central Spain on Monday, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Magnitude 5 quake strikes Spain, 73 km west of Albacete

A magnitude 5 earthquake shook central and eastern Spain on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

Britain, Spain oppose military aid for Ukraine

Britain and Spain said Thursday the solution to the Ukrainian conflict had to come through dialogue and should not involve military aid to Ukrainian forces.

London and Madrid say still opposed to military aid for Ukraine

 The foreign ministers of Britain and Spain said Thursday the solution to the Ukrainian crisis had to come through dialogue and could not involve military aid to Ukrainian forces.

62 films lined up for 5th SCRIPT film fest
62 films lined up for 5th SCRIPT film fest

Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) The fifth edition of SCRIPT, the international competitive short film festival that screens films with a social relevance, will see the screening of 62 movies.

Catalonia on high alert over possible terrorist attack

 Police in Catalonia are reported to be on high alert over the risk of a possible terrorist attack, according to local media reports Tuesday.

Spain drops sex abuse charges against nine priests

A Spanish court has dropped charges against nine out of ten Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing an altar boy, court papers showed Monday, in a case in which Pope Francis intervened.

Suarez Navarro to meet Petkovic in Antwerp final
Suarez Navarro to meet Petkovic in Antwerp final

Spanish sixth seed Carla Suarez Navarro will meet Germany`s Andrea Petkovic in the final of the WTA Diamond Games tournament after both players won their semi-finals in straight sets. 

Hundreds protest security law in Spain

Hundreds of Spaniards marched in Madrid and similar protests were called in other cities on Saturday against a government plan to toughen penalties for unauthorised demonstrations.

UAE, Spain shut embassies in Yemen capital

The United Arab Emirates and Spain said on Saturday they had suspended operations at their embassies in Yemen following a Shiite militia takeover that has prompted an exodus of foreign diplomats.

UAE, Spain shut embassies in Yemen capital

 The United Arab Emirates and Spain said Saturday they had suspended operations at their embassies in Yemen following a Shiite militia takeover that has prompted an exodus of foreign diplomats.

Podemos downplays effect of Greek politics on Spain

The leader of Spanish protest party Podemos insisted Friday that any headway its Greek allies Syriza in make in renegotiating that country`s huge debts would have a "limited" impact on Spain`s elections this year.