Friday, 22 March 2019

Tag Archives: Spanish

Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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Gomez wants to learn more Spanish

LOS ANGELES: Selena Gomez wants to learn more Spanish . The ‘Bad Liar’ hitmaker is keen to embrace her Latina culture as much as possible and wants to learn more of the language as she is ‘’proud’’ of her roots. She said: ‘’I look at myself in the mirror every ...

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Dozens of people injured after nightclub dancefloor collapses

MADRID: At least 22 people were injured after a nightclub dancefloor collapsed on the Spanish island Tenerife overnight, sending party goers crashing to the basement. The wounded revellers, aged between 20 and 60, have all been taken to hospital while some have suffered “severe” bone fractures, according to local media. ...

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Spanish leader asks Senate for power to take over Catalonia

BARCELONA: In an extraordinary showdown over the future of the country, the Spanish and Catalan parliaments staged dueling sessions Friday – as the central government pressed for permission to take over control of the breakaway region, and the secessionists in Catalonia threatened to declare independence. In Madrid, Prime Minister Mariano ...

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Spain’s PM demands clarity from Catalonia on independence

BARCELONA: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded Wednesday that the leader of Catalonia clarify whether he has declared the region’s independence, issuing a veiled threat that the central government could limit or rescind Catalan autonomy if he has. Rajoy said Catalan president Carles Puigdemont’s response would be crucial in deciding ...

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‘I Am Spanish’: Thousands in Barcelona Protest a Push for Independence

  BARCELON: Catalonia’s silent supporters of Spanish unity found their voice on Sunday, thronging into the center of Barcelona as part of a huge rally that reverberated with chants in support of a united Spanish state and against agitators for independence. They demonstrated solidarity with the vilified national police and ...

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Denmark stun champions Germany at women’s Euros

TILBURG : Germany’s hopes of a seventh successive European women’s title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam. In Thursday’s semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following ...

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