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Russia Critic Browder Briefly Detained in Spain

A Britain-based financier who has spearheaded a United States law targeting Russian officials was briefly detained Wednesday in Spain on a Russian warrant, which authorities later said had expired. William…

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Spain Rescues 476 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean Sea

Spain’s maritime rescue service said Sunday that it saved 476 migrants who were attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from African shores. The migrants were pulled from 15…

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Man Who Rigged ATMs to Spew Cash Caught in Spain

The mastermind behind malware attacks that programmed ATMs to spit out cash on demand and caused more than $1.2 billion (1 billion euros) in losses has been arrested in Spain.…

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Germany Arrests Fugitive Ex-Catalan Leader Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont, the fugitive ex-leader of Catalonia and ardent separatist, was arrested Sunday by German police on an international warrant as he tried to enter the country from Denmark. The…

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Spanish Finance Minister Backed for Leading ECB Job

Finance ministers from the 19-country eurozone on Monday endorsed Spain’s Luis de Guindos for the coveted post of European Central Bank vice president, after Ireland withdrew the only other candidate.…

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Catalan Separatists Agree on Deal to Re-elect Puigdemont

Catalonia’s main separatist parties said Wednesday they have agreed to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont as president of the region later this month, although how to make that legally possible is…

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