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'Gandhi of Western Sahara' warns time running out to avoid war

Aminatou Haidar, a champion of peaceful resistance to Morocco's annexation of Western Sahara, is demanding urgent international action to prevent

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Topless protesters crash pro-Franco demonstration in Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) - Topless female activists on Sunday interrupted a demonstration in Madrid commemorating the legacy of Spain's former dictator

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Factbox: Myanmar on trial for Rohingya genocide – the legal cases

YANGON (Reuters) - A series of legal cases filed in recent weeks at courts across the globe have heaped pressure

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‘It gives us hope’: European prosecutors piece together cases against Syrian regime war criminals

Patrick Kroker was taking a train ride with two Syrian colleagues when they first made the connection. One of the

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Aung San Suu Kyi named in Argentine lawsuit over crimes against Rohingya

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named Wednesday in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targeted over the crisis.

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Aung San Suu Kyi named in Argentine lawsuit over crimes against Rohingya

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named Wednesday in a case filed in

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Spain opens door to 31 exhumations in the Valley of the Fallen mausoleum

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish authorities said on Wednesday they would endeavour to exhume some of the thousands of civil war

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Fed up, satellite towns around Madrid turn to far-right Vox

"I don't like Vox, I've always supported the Socialists, but I've just had enough of all the in-fighting between the

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Wristbands and a sense of belonging: How Spain’s far-right Vox party have entered mainstream

Just under a year ago, Vox were dismissed as extremist oddballs by critics who insisted they would remain in the

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Spain's Socialists seek government deal as Ciudadanos leader quits

By Ashifa Kassam and Belén Carreño MADRID (Reuters) - The head of Spain's centre-right Ciudadanos quit on Monday after voters

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Spain faces more uncertainty, widening political divide

Spain looked set Monday to endure many more months of political uncertainty after the country's fourth election in as many years reflected a widening political chasm between parties on the left and the right.

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Spain's repeat election fails to break deadlock

Spain's Socialists faced tough talks to form a government on Monday after the party emerged on top but weakened from

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Spain's Socialists promise to act fast to form government as far-right surges

By Isla Binnie and Emma Pinedo MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Socialist party pledged on Monday to act fast to form

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Spain faces tough government talks after inconclusive vote boosts far right

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's acting prime minister, Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, faced the prospect of hard bargaining to form a

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Socialists win Spain’s election, but far right surges

MADRID — Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's Socialists won Spain's national election on Sunday but large gains by the upstart far-right Vox party appear certain to widen the political deadlock in the European Union's fifth-largest economy.

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Far right surges amid Socialist win in Spain

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's Socialists won Spain's national election on Sunday but large gains by the upstart far-right Vox party appear certain to widen the political deadlock in the European Union's fifth-largest economy.

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Pedro Sanchez, stubborn survivor of Spain's political gridlock

A former basketball player once dubbed "Mr Handsome" for his boyish good looks, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is a

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Abascal ascendant as Catalan crisis fuels Spain's far right

With his rallying cry of "Spaniards first" and untempered rage against those betraying the unity of Spain, Santiago Abascal has

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Spain’s Socialists Fall Short in an Election Gamble Gone Wrong

(Bloomberg) -- Spain’s Socialists won the greatest number of seats in Sunday’s election, but the results are so fragmented that

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Voting Ends in Spain After Election Overshadowed by Catalan Crisis

As polling stations closed, several opinion polls suggested PM Sanchez’s Socialists would win with nearly 120 seats.

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Sanchez's Election Gamble Seems to Have Backfired: Spain Update

(Bloomberg) -- Spaniards have voted on Sunday for the second time this year as the country strives to break a

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Spaniards Vote in Repeat Election Amid Pleas to Break Logjam

(Bloomberg) -- Spaniards go to the polls on Sunday for the second time this year as the country strives to

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Five candidates contesting Spain's election

From a media-savvy far-right nationalist to a ponytailed leftwing radical, the cast of candidates in Spain's general election illustrates its

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Spain returns to the polls amid tensions over Catalonia

Spain holds its fourth general election in as many years on Sunday with renewed tensions over Catalonia's separatist movement in

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Spain PM sounds alarm over far-right at close of campaign

Spain's political parties were on Friday wrapping-up a brief but intense campaign ahead of Sunday's general election, the fourth in

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