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Four migrants dead, 21 missing off coast of Spain

Four migrants dead, 21 missing off coast of Spain

The bodies of four migrants have been found off southern Spain, the Spanish coast guard said Friday, adding that it was looking for 21 others who went missing according to three survivors of the attempted crossing.

In Spain, dozens of villages struggle for drinking water

In Spain, dozens of villages struggle for drinking water

Less than two hours from Madrid, 76-year-old Francisca Benitez has to brush her teeth every night with bottled water because her village has no supply of drinking water.

Two dead on migrant boat off Spain's Canary Islands

Two dead on migrant boat off Spain's Canary Islands

Two people have been found dead in a migrant boat intercepted overnight off the coast of Spain's Canary Islands, local authorities said on Monday.

Spain welcomes ceasefire in Gaza brokered by Qatar and other countries

Spain welcomes ceasefire in Gaza brokered by Qatar and other countries

The government of the Kingdom of Spain welcomed the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which was brokered by the State of Qatar, the Arab Republic of Egypt, the United States, the United Nations and Jordan.

2,276 died trying to reach Europe last year but true toll higher

2,276 died trying to reach Europe last year but true toll higher

More than 2,200 people perished at sea trying to reach Europe last year, more than a third on the increasingly busy route to Spain's Canary Islands, the UN migration agency said on Friday.

Spain's wolf-hunting ban sparks bitter debate in rural north

Spain's wolf-hunting ban sparks bitter debate in rural north

A ban on wolf hunting in Spain's rural north is ratcheting up tension between agriculture and conservation, pitting farmers who fear for their livelihood against environmentalists who applaud the move.

Qatari-Spanish Business Council seeks to bolster bilateral trade, investments

Qatari-Spanish Business Council seeks to bolster bilateral trade, investments

A webinar between the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) and officials from Qatar and Spain Saturday highlighted the launch of the Qatari-Spanish Joint Business Council.

Spanish king's ex-lover tells court spymaster threatened her

Spanish king's ex-lover tells court spymaster threatened her

A former friend and lover of Spain's ex-monarch Juan Carlos testified under oath on Friday that the head of the intelligence service had threatened her life as he tried to recover financial documents involving the royal family in 2012.

Envoy affirms strength of Spanish-Qatar relations

Envoy affirms strength of Spanish-Qatar relations

Spain's ambassador to Qatar Belen Alfaro has affirmed that the bilateral relations between Qatar and Spain are firm and strong, praising the deep and developed relations between the two countries as many agreements in different fields are due in the future.

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

At least four people died when a boat carrying about 30 migrants sank off Spain's Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, emergency services said.

Spain to get first Pfizer vaccines in early 2021, Health Minister says

Spain to get first Pfizer vaccines in early 2021, Health Minister says

Spain would get the first vaccines against Covid-19 developed by US pharmaceuticals Pfizer and its partner BioNTech in early 2021, Health Minister Salvador Illa said on Tuesday.

Clashes in Spain over virus restrictions for second night

Clashes in Spain over virus restrictions for second night

Police in Spain made dozens of arrests during clashes with protesters for a second consecutive night as demonstrators took to the streets to denounce the new coronavirus restrictions.