Nadal’s Spain to face champions Croatia in Davis Cup finals

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:16:01 +0000

MADRID (AFP) – Rafael Nadal’s Spain will host defending champions Croatia in the Davis Cup finals with the 17-time major winner set to be the only member of the sport’s big four taking part in the controversially rebooted tournament. Nadal, who has played in four Davis Cup winning campaigns, has said he intends to take […]

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THE BIG PICTURE: World’s Biggest Power Companies

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 05:00:41 +0000

In 2017, the 10 largest power companies, ranked by their installed generation capacity, owned 18% of total global installed capacity, while the next-largest 15 owned around 10%—meaning that the top 25 companies own nearly 30% of global installed power generation capacity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Chinese companies account for more than one-eighth of global installed […]

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Italy thwarts Colombian cartel with massive cocaine haul

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:51:01 +0000

Italy thwarts Colombian cartel with massive cocaine haul

Italian police on Thursday said they had seized over two tons of pure cocaine from Colombia in the biggest drug bust in Italy.

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King of Spain visits Iraq, first in 40 years — diplomat

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:50:34 +0000

King of Spain visits Iraq, first in 40 years — diplomat

King Felipe VI of Spain on Wednesday visited special forces helping Iraq fight jihadists, a diplomat said.

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Search for Spanish toddler in well enters fifth day

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:07:22 +0000

The search for a toddler who fell down a well in southern Spain in a tragedy that has gripped the country entered its fifth day Thursday, with hopes dwindling he would be found alive.

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Franco mausoleum’s prior vetoes exhumation, says Spain

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 06:52:20 +0000

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The prior of the mausoleum where Spain’s late fascist dictator Francisco Franco is buried has rejected any exhumation of his remains, the government said Thursday, in the latest stumbling block to a divisive project. The grandiose monument carved into a hillside near Madrid is managed by Benedictine monks and the government is pressing the Church […]

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Barcelona on alert after US warns of possible Christmas attack

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:07:22 +0000

Barcelona on alert after US warns of possible Christmas attack

Barcelona was on alert on Monday after the US State Department warned of the risk of a terrorist attack in Spain’s second-largest city during the Christmas holidays.

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Spain Closing Mines in Transition Away from Coal

Coal from domestic mines provides just more than 2% of Spain’s electricity generation, as the country has increasingly moved away from coal-fired power toward renewable sources. The administration of new

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Spain police issue ‘In my feelings’ viral dance warning

Spain police issue 'In my feelings' viral dance warning

Police in Spain have warned drivers against performing a viral dance challenge based on Canadian hip-hop superstar Drake’s latest hit “In my feelings”, saying they could face criminal charges. Videos posted on social media with hashtags #InMyFeelings and #DoTheShiggy show people performing dance moves to fit with the lyrics of the song, with many even leaping […]

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