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Spain: More animal eyes sent to Ukrainian Embassy, offices

Dec. 05, 2022 12:41 PM EST

Madrid (AP) — Three parcels containing animal eyes and addressed to Ukraine's embassy in Madrid and consulates in Barcelona and Malaga were intercepted at offices of the national postal company, Spanish police said Monday. Seven European countries, including Spain, reported Friday...

Spain or Morocco? World Cup passions blur in Spanish exclave

Dec. 05, 2022 07:04 AM EST

CEUTA, Spain (AP) — The World Cup knockout game between Spain and Morocco will bring millions of fans on both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar together around screens in bars and living rooms to see which country will keep alive its dream of soccer glory. Nowhere will loyalties...

Suarez a World Cup great for Uruguay, 'the devil' for others

Dec. 03, 2022 09:36 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The day before what was likely his last World Cup game, Luis Suarez walked into the room, sat down and placed himself squarely in the spotlight — again. Then a Ghanaian journalist let it all out: Ghana wants to “retire you," he said to the Uruguay forward....

Ukraine says animal eyes sent to some embassies, consulates

Dec. 02, 2022 14:03 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Ukrainian embassies and consulates in six European countries have received packages containing animals' eyes in recent days, a Ukrainian official said Friday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko wrote on Facebook that the “bloody parcels” were received by the...

Spain: numerous devices found after Ukrainian Embassy blast

Dec. 01, 2022 12:15 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Police in Spain detonated a suspicious parcel discovered at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spanish officials said Thursday, a day after a similar package sent to the Ukrainian Embassy ignited upon opening and injured an employee. “We can confirm a suspicious package...

Spanish officials say suspicious package detected at U.S. Embassy in Madrid in wake of Ukrainian Embassy incident

Dec. 01, 2022 08:44 AM EST
MADRID (AP) — Spanish officials say suspicious package detected at U.S. Embassy in Madrid in wake of Ukrainian Embassy incident.

1 injured by small blast at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid

Nov. 30, 2022 10:47 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police are investigating reports of a small blast at the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement to media, the ministry said police were told an employee at the embassy was slightly injured while handling a letter....

Spain insists no deaths on its soil during Melilla tragedy

Nov. 30, 2022 08:51 AM EST

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain’s interior minister on Wednesday flatly rejected new media allegations of possible deaths on Spanish soil during a June storming by migrants of the border fence separating its north African enclave of Melilla from Morocco when at least 23 people died. ...

Museums' daring feat brings major Ukraine art show to Spain

Nov. 29, 2022 07:56 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Against a backdrop of Russian bombardments, border closures and a nail-biting 3,500-kilometer (2,150-mile) truck journey across Europe, Spain's Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum has teamed up with the National Art Museum of Ukraine to secretly bring dozens of 20th century Ukrainian...

After latest milestone, Ronaldo eyes World Cup glory

Nov. 27, 2022 13:52 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Another game, another personal milestone. For all the turmoil that has surrounded Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of what is likely to be his final World Cup, the Portugal great is still making his mark. On Thursday, he became the first man to score in five World Cups. ...