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Spanish prime minister calls early general election after battering in regional vote

May. 29, 2023 10:42 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Monday called an early general election for July 23 in a surprise move after his Socialist party took a serious battering in local and regional elections. Prior to Sunday's debacle, Sánchez had insisted that he would ride out...

Colombia's Petro urges Spain to lead EU on climate change

May. 03, 2023 08:45 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Colombian President Gustavo Petro began a state visit to Spain on Wednesday to seek support for his peace plan for the South American country while urging for greater action against climate change from Europe. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia greeted Petro and his...

Brazil's Lula visits Spain with Mercosur deal on agenda

Apr. 25, 2023 14:18 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva arrived in Spain on Tuesday on the second stop of a European tour aimed at resetting relations and making progress on a long-delayed trade deal between the European Union and the South American bloc Mercosur. Following...