Spain

Moratinos warns against anti-Semitism in Spain

Madrid - Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos on Tuesday warned that criticism of Israel should not take anti-Semitic undertones.

Moratinos, who helped to negotiate the Gaza ceasefire, was commenting on the presence of Catalan regional Interior Minister Joan Saura at a large rally in a show of solidarity with the Gaza population recently.

Betis veteran Capi relieved not to have broken leg

Madrid - Spanish Liga side Real Betis received the good news on Monday that veteran Capi has not broken his right leg, but twisted his ankle badly which will sideline him for a month.

No injuries as ETA targets television booster station in Spain

San Sebastian, Spain - Suspected members of the militant Basque separatist group ETA bombed a television booster station in Spain's Basque region overnight, without causing injuries, radio reports said Friday.

The explosion in a forested area near Hernani was heard all over town. It caused material damage, the extent of which was being evaluated, officials said.

Google Earth puts Prado Museum’s masterpieces online

The virtual touring site Google Earth has teamed up with Spain’s Prado Museum - which maintains an online gallery of its most significant works - for putting fourteen masterpieces online, all of them in strikingly high-resolution detail.

Charges dropped against Basque premier for meeting separatists

Bilbao, Spain - A court in Spain's Basque region on Monday dropped charges against regional Prime Minister Juan Jose Ibarretxe, who had gone on an unprecedented trial for meeting with the illegal separatist party Batasuna in 2006.

Batasuna is regarded as the political wing of the militant Basque separatist group ETA.

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