Tag: Spain
Macedonia 04.12.19 | 18:20

VMRO and AA propose that the NATO protocol is ratified immediately, without waiting for Spain

VMRO-DPMNE proposed that the Parliament ratifies Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol immediately, without waiting for Spain to complete the procedure, in order to avoid delays of either the April 2020 elections or of the NATO ratification. Spain still hasn’t ratified the protocol due to its...

World 11.11.19 | 11:09

Another inconclusive election in Spain as the Vox party more than doubles its number of seats

Spanish voters had another inconclusive elections, with the social-democrats winning the most votes, but losing a few seats and falling far short of the majority necessary to form a government, and the nationalists greatly increasing their representation. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez saw his PSOE party...

Macedonia 08.10.19 | 11:31

Spanish political crisis makes it nearly certain that Macedonia won’t join NATO in time for the London summit in December

Macedonia will most likely not join NATO in time for the December summit in London, as the political crisis in Spain prevented the ratification of the accession protocol. Most of the countries that were expected to possibly block Macedonia, primarily Greece, already went through the procedure. Spain...

Macedonia 18.09.19 | 15:51

Political crisis in Spain may postpone Macedonia’s NATO membership

The political crisis in Spain will likely derail hopes that Macedonia joins NATO in time for the early December summit in London. Spain is yet to ratify Macedonia’s membership into NATO, but because of the inability of its parties to agree on the next Government, it will probably have to hold early...

World 13.09.19 | 17:10

Four dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain

Four people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown of two regional airports, Guardian reports. Police in Almería said a middle-aged man died in the early hours of Friday after his car became...

Macedonia 27.07.19 | 22:04

The Spanish political crisis could postpone Macedonia’s NATO membership bid

The political crisis in Spain could endanger Macedonia’s bid to join NATO in time for the December summit in London, 360 Degrees reports. Prime Minister designate Pedro Sanchez has been attempting to form a coalition Government with the left wing PODEMOS party, but talks have stalled and the parties...

Football 25.02.19 | 17:59

UEFA moves qualifiers over Spain’s refusal to fly Kosovo flag

UEFA is changing the venues of qualifiers for the under-17 European Football Championships after Spain refused to fly the flag of Kosovo or play its anthem. A statement said that the matches of the group which includes Spain, Kosovo, Greece and the Ukraine will not be played in Benidorm and Alcoy as...

World 15.02.19 | 18:35

Early elections set in Spain for April 28

Spain will have early parliamentary elections on April 28, Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Friday, days after the rejection of his government’s budget proposal sparked a legislative crisis. “Spain doesn’t have a minute to lose. Spain has to move ahead,” he said. The...

World 12.02.19 | 14:43

Madrid: Trial of 12 Catalan independence leaders begins

The trial of Catalan separatist leaders began in Madrid on Tuesday, with 12 politicians charged with the attempted declaration of independence from Spain in 2017. Catalan independence supporters protested in front of the court with signs declaring the 12 to be political prisoners. Spanish nationalist...

Handball 17.01.19 | 10:21

Spain beats Macedonia at handball worlds

The Macedonian men’s national handball team lost to Spain 32:21 in the group stage of the World Handball Championship in Munich late on Wednesday. Macedonia greatly opened the match and for most of the first half were in the lead of one-two goals, but they did not manage to maintain the advantage...

Other sports 11.01.19 | 14:41

Spain arrests 15 people in tennis match-fixing investigation

Law enforcement officials in Spain have arrested 15 people in an investigation into tennis match-fixing by an Armenian criminal gang, the BBC reports. Spain’s Civil Guard said 83 people were implicated, among them 28 players from the ITF Futures and Challenger tours. One of those arrested is Spanish...

World 02.01.19 | 15:55

Two migrants were discovered inside mattresses trying to cross the Spanish border

Desperate to reach Europe from North Africa, two African migrants were discovered by police attempting to cross the Spanish border hidden inside a pair of mattresses. A video shot by a mobile phone of the move Sunday went viral in Spain. It showed agents of Spain’s Civil Guard taking two mattresses...

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