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  • Spain third biggest destination for Pakistan’s exports

    ISLAMABAD: In an explicit outcome of the GSP+ facility, Spain has emerged as the third biggest destination for Pakistan’s exports proceeds during the financial year 2016-17, Pakistan’s Commercial Counsellor to Spain Dr Muhammad Hamid Ali said on Wednesday...

    In a statement, the commercial counsellor said Pakistan’s exports to Spain surged to $934...

  • ‘Tour to Spain, Holland will help Pakistan prepare for Jr World Cup’

    LAHORE: After a disappointing tour of Germany last month, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is now gearing up to send the national U-21 squad to Europe to play matches in Spain and Holland as part of preparations for this year’s Junior World Cup...

    While Pakistan, during the Aug 22-Sept 12 tour, will play three-Test match series in Spain, no Test match is scheduled with the national team of Holland where the touring team will...

  • Following the Roma from Pakistan to Spain

    The film traces music and cultural traditions from singers in Thar to flamenco dancers in Spain and passes through Egypt, Turkey, Hungary, Slovakia and France while doing so...

    Paul Lundberg, Coordinator of the Comparative Cultures wing of ASG, gave a short background of the Roma people, saying: “The film traces the origins of the Gypsy, or Roma as they prefer to be called, from the Thar Desert in India and Pakistan, continuing on to...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Spain’s National Day

    Spain’s new envoy to Pakistan Ambassador Carlos Morales welcomed hundreds of guests to a reception at his residence in the Diplomatic Enclave to celebrate the Spanish National Day, ‘Fiesta Nacional de Espania’, commemorating the day Christopher Columbus first arrived in the Americas in 1492...

    In his speech, the chief guest Rana Tanveer Hussain, the federal minster for defence production, said Pakistan and Spain had a good...

  • Morato double boosts Spain hopes of Euro treble

    PARIS: Alvaro Morato scored twice for defending champions Spain and Eder was Italy's winner as the two booked places in the last 16 of Euro 2016 on another day marred by fan violence...

    ” UEFA announced their intention to investigate and Turkey could also face the wrath of European football's governing body after fans lit flares and threw firecrackers onto the pitch at the end of their 3-0 defeat to Spain...

  • Morata double boosts Spain hopes of Euro treble

    PARIS: Alvaro Morata scored twice for defending champions Spain on Friday as they advanced to the knockout stages of Euro 2016 on another day marred by fan violence...

    UEFA announced their intention to investigate and Turkey could also face the wrath of European football’s governing body after fans lit flares and threw firecrackers onto the pitch at the end of their 3-0 defeat to Spain...

  • Catalonia’s separatists try to stage Spain breakaway attempt

    BARCELONA: For a fourth consecutive year, hundreds of thousands of pro-independence Catalans are gearing up to rally on Friday (today) to break away from Spain, kicking off a fresh secession bid in a push to carve out a new European nation...

    The massive rally for the Catalan National Day holiday on Sept 11 marks the kickoff of campaigning for secessionists who say Catalonia is culturally different from Spain, doesn’t get back what it...

  • Stindl denies France, Spain held by Russia

    PARIS: Lars Stindl scored a last-gasp equaliser as world champions Germany played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with France in Cologne on Tuesday, while Spain were held by Russia in a 3-3 friendly thriller...

    Spain were denied a seventh consecutive victory as Fedor Smolov grabbed World Cup hosts Russia a thrilling 3-3 draw in Saint Petersburg, despite a rare international brace for Sergio Ramos...

  • Catalan fever grips Spain in countdown to election

    MADRID: Political tension in Spain peaks this week in the countdown to a vote in Catalonia that could lead the region to declare independence, potentially breaking up one of Europe’s oldest countries...

    5 million people seceding from Spain has transformed the Sept 27 election for the regional parliament into a battle for the country’s future...

  • Harmony intact after Spain attack

    UNLIKE other European countries such as France and United Kingdom where deadly assaults on civilians claimed by Muslim extremists have triggered communal and racial tension, the Aug 17 Barcelona van attack appears to have brought different communities together in Spain...

    Contrary to other recent attacks in Europe linked to the militant Islamic State group where those involved had travelled for ‘jihad’ to Syria, Iraq or Libya, most of...

  • Chinese bank accused of money laundering in Spain

    MADRID: A Spanish judge is accusing the European branch of China’s state-owned Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) of aiding criminal organisations to launder more than 214 million euros ($256m)...

    National Court judge Ismael Moreno said that the Luxembourg-based ICBC Europe should also be held responsible for the money allegedly laundered by its Spanish branch between 2011 and 2014
  • Spain moves court over Catalonia's independence vote attempt

    The push from the wealthy northeastern region to hold an independence vote sets Spain — which is still reeling from militant attacks in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, and a nearby seaside resort last month that killed 16 people — on course for its deepest political crisis in decades...

    5 million people with its own language and culture that accounts for about one-fifth of Spain's economic output, has significant powers over...

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