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NICOSIA, Cyprus | The Latest: 11 injured in Madrid when migrants try to escape

NICOSIA, Cyprus  — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Spanish police say that 10 officers and one migrant have been injured when a large group of migrants tried to escape from a holding center where they await deportation. Police say that a group of around 80 migrants of Algerian … Continue reading NICOSIA, Cyprus | The Latest: 11 injured in Madrid when migrants try to escape

MADRID | Spain seizes 115 properties in crackdown on Venezuelan funds

MADRID — Spanish police have arrested a former Venezuelan official and an exiled opposition leader’s relative and seized more than 115 properties in a money-laundering investigation into a ring that allegedly bought real estate in Spain with illicit funds from Venezuela. Antonio Ledezma, the exiled mayor of Caracas, confirmed that his son-in-law, Argentinian businessman Luis … Continue reading MADRID | Spain seizes 115 properties in crackdown on Venezuelan funds

BARCELONA, Spain | Police clash with Catalan separatists in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain— Police clashed on Saturday with Catalan separatists in downtown Barcelona who had gathered to protest another march by Spanish police demanding better pay. Separatists threw paint at police, covering anti-riot shields, police vans and the pavement in a downtown square in a panoply of bright colors. The protesters also threw projectiles at police. … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Police clash with Catalan separatists in Barcelona

Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia

LLEIDA, Spain / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Spanish police on Monday escorted two trucks loaded with pieces of medieval religious art from a museum in the city of Lleida amid protests after a court ordered Catalan authorities to hand them over to the neighboring regional government of Aragon. Catalan regional police cordoned off the … Continue reading Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia