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Aljazeera
Spain: A non-governmental organisation?(PSOE), which with the PP has jointly monopolised the Spanish political scene f
Spain: A non-governmental organisation?
Aljazeera / Posted 3 hours ago
(PSOE), which with the PP has jointly monopolised the Spanish political scene for nearly four decades after the death of Francisco Franco. The relatively strong showing in the December 2015 elections by two new parties - the anti-austerity... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Spain to hold elections on June 26has never had to repeat elections since the country returned to democracy follo
Spain to hold elections on June 26
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 hours ago
has never had to repeat elections since the country returned to democracy following the death of long-time dictator General Francisco Franco in 1975. “It is the first time that this has happened in the democratic era because we were unable to... Read more
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Market Watch
Spain elections set for June 26 after four months of failed negotiationsturned out to be the shortest lived parliament since Spain established a democr
Spain elections set for June 26 after four months of failed negotiations
Market Watch / Posted 21 hours ago
turned out to be the shortest lived parliament since Spain established a democracy following the death in 1975 of the dictator Francisco Franco, and the first to be dissolved for failing to elect a prime minister. Mor... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Spain to hold elections on June 26, second in six monthsthat Spain will repeat elections since the country returned to democracy follow
Spain to hold elections on June 26, second in six months
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 hours ago
that Spain will repeat elections since the country returned to democracy following the death of long-time dictator General Francisco Franco in 1975. “It is the first time that this has happened in the democratic era because we were unable to... Read more
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Rappler
Spain to hold new elections on June 26 – parliamentthat Spain will repeat elections since the country returned to democracy follow
Spain to hold new elections on June 26 – parliament
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
that Spain will repeat elections since the country returned to democracy following the death of long-time dictator General Francisco Franco in 1975. "It is the first time that this has happened in the democratic era because we were unable to... Read more
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DW
Spanish king dissolves parliament ahead of fresh elections |elections is unprecedented in Spain, which has been governed by only two major
Spanish king dissolves parliament ahead of fresh elections |
DW / Posted yesterday
elections is unprecedented in Spain, which has been governed by only two major parties since the death of former dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. The upset was due in part to upstart left-wing party Podemos, which kept Prime Minister Mariano... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
On May Day, remembering those For Whom the Bell Tolledcall for help from the Spanish Republic. In 1936, its government was imperiled
On May Day, remembering those For Whom the Bell Tolled
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
call for help from the Spanish Republic. In 1936, its government was imperiled by a right-wing insurgence led by Gen. Francisco Franco, whom Hitler and Mussolini welcomed as a like-minded dictator. Italian tanks and German aircraft were... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
On May Day, remembering those For Whom the Bell Tolledcall for help from the Spanish Republic. In 1936, its government was imperiled
On May Day, remembering those For Whom the Bell Tolled
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
call for help from the Spanish Republic. In 1936, its government was imperiled by a right-wing insurgence led by Gen. Francisco Franco, whom Hitler and Mussolini welcomed as a like-minded dictator. Italian tanks and German aircraft were... Read more
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Fortune
The Golden State Warriors Would Dominate Even More If the U.S. Had a Dictatorteam’s dominance are less clear. In the Lago brothers’ native Spain, the interv
The Golden State Warriors Would Dominate Even More If the U.S. Had a Dictator
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
team’s dominance are less clear. In the Lago brothers’ native Spain, the intervention (or lack thereof) of Generalísimo Francisco Franco on behalf of the Real Madrid soccer team is a hotly debated topic to this day. After Jordi Cardoner, a vice... Read more
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DW
Spain set for June poll after government talks fall through |into talks on forming a coalition - a first for Spain since it returned to demo
Spain set for June poll after government talks fall through |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
into talks on forming a coalition - a first for Spain since it returned to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. A 30-point proposal was submitted by regional grouping Compromis Tuesday as a last-ditch attempt... Read more
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The China Post
Spain parties restart coalition talks in surprisethe country has never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy
Spain parties restart coalition talks in surprise
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
the country has never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following the death of long-time dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. In a press conference, Compromis lawmaker Joan Baldovi said they had elaborated the proposal on... Read more
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iafrica.com
President Nguema looks to win electionsuncle Macias Nguema, a fervent nationalist who found a tropical outlet for the
President Nguema looks to win elections
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
uncle Macias Nguema, a fervent nationalist who found a tropical outlet for the ruthless methods of Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco after independence in 1968. Macias, a self-proclaimed sorcerer who collected skulls, had Nazi-style notions... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Dirty laundry snares head of Spain's 'Clean Hands'a probe into the disappearance of over 100,000 people during Spain's 1936-39 Ci
Dirty laundry snares head of Spain's 'Clean Hands'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
a probe into the disappearance of over 100,000 people during Spain's 1936-39 Civil War and the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco that followed. The organisation accused Garzon of abusing his judicial powers because the atrocities were... Read more
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The Manila Times
Dirty laundry snares head of Spain’s ‘Clean Hands’a probe into the disappearance of over 100,000 people during Spain’s 1936-39 Ci
Dirty laundry snares head of Spain’s ‘Clean Hands’
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
a probe into the disappearance of over 100,000 people during Spain’s 1936-39 Civil War and the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco that followed. The organisation accused Garzon of abusing his judicial powers because the atrocities were... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Twin Catalan Readings Highlight Borders In Language, Culturein France, Andorra, and Italy. While the use of Catalan was severely repressed
Twin Catalan Readings Highlight Borders In Language, Culture
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 12 days ago
in France, Andorra, and Italy. While the use of Catalan was severely repressed during the regime of fascist dictator Francisco Franco, the language survived and has experienced resurgence in recent years. Alba Girons Masot, Catalan language... Read more
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Evening Standard
Politicians come and go but the Queen gives us a sense of continuityScottish innovator John Logie Baird gave a demonstration in London of a mechani
Politicians come and go but the Queen gives us a sense of continuity
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Scottish innovator John Logie Baird gave a demonstration in London of a mechanical device called “television”. In Spain, Francisco Franco became a brigadier-general, while the German Weimar Republic joined the League of Nations. In the Soviet... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Literary festival a title attractionplayer, who joined an ill-fated group of leftist factions fighting the German-
Literary festival a title attraction
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
player, who joined an ill-fated group of leftist factions fighting the German- and Italian-backed forces of dictator Francisco Franco. "Fascism, sooner or later, threatened all countries," Hochschild said, quoting from interviews with former... Read more
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New America Media
Ted Cruz and the 'Galician Curse'have ruled as autocrats. She was in a position to know. Her maiden name was Ba
Ted Cruz and the 'Galician Curse'
New America Media / Posted 18 days ago
have ruled as autocrats. She was in a position to know. Her maiden name was Bahamonde; she was related to Spanish dictator Francisco Franco, who ruled Spain during his dictatorship with an iron fist. Fidel Castro, with no tolerance for dissent,... Read more
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The New Yorker
The American Soldiers of the Spanish Civil Warof the Republican Army.” Whereas Spain’s right united within a few months arou
The American Soldiers of the Spanish Civil War
The New Yorker / Posted 19 days ago
of the Republican Army.” Whereas Spain’s right united within a few months around a single leader—the cunning, ruthless Francisco Franco, who went on to rule as a dictator for three and a half decades—the left tore itself apart with squabbling... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
TCT sets Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' in 1930s Spainof Messina. TCT’s “Much Ado About Nothing” will unfold in Spain just after its
TCT sets Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' in 1930s Spain
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
of Messina. TCT’s “Much Ado About Nothing” will unfold in Spain just after its 1936-39 civil war that brought Generalissimo Francisco Franco to power. Reilly said the idea of a revisionist setting of the play dates back to when he studied the play... Read more
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Rappler
Spanish police arrest 13 for glorifying terrorism on Facebook, Twittersince it was broken up in France and Spain in 2000 and 2002. It was founded in
Spanish police arrest 13 for glorifying terrorism on Facebook, Twitter
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
since it was broken up in France and Spain in 2000 and 2002. It was founded in 1975 a few months before the death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco and has been blamed for the murders of more than 80 Spanish police and soldiers. – Rap... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
For Tiny Gibraltar, There's A Lot At Stake In The 'Brexit' Votethat Spain could close their shared border if the UK were no longer part of the
For Tiny Gibraltar, There's A Lot At Stake In The 'Brexit' Vote
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
that Spain could close their shared border if the UK were no longer part of the EU. In 1969, the Spanish military dictator, Francisco Franco, did just that, isolating Gibraltar on and off for the next 16 years. But nowadays, thousands of Spaniards... Read more
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KERA North Texas
For Tiny Gibraltar, There's A Lot At Stake In The 'Brexit' Votethat Spain could close their shared border if the UK were no longer part of the
For Tiny Gibraltar, There's A Lot At Stake In The 'Brexit' Vote
KERA North Texas / Posted 21 days ago
that Spain could close their shared border if the UK were no longer part of the EU. In 1969, the Spanish military dictator, Francisco Franco, did just that, isolating Gibraltar on and off for the next 16 years. But nowadays, thousands of Spaniards... Read more
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Newsmax
Spain: Siesta, Relic of WWII, Could Soon Be Overhauledpeople could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the
Spain: Siesta, Relic of WWII, Could Soon Be Overhauled
Newsmax / Posted 25 days ago
people could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the war, Spain, under the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, never did. That led to almost everything being done an hour or more later in Spain than was natural. Job... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spain's royal family is to employ EAGLES to take out dronesbecause of the diplomatic way King Juan Carlos smoothed the transition back to
Spain's royal family is to employ EAGLES to take out drones
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
because of the diplomatic way King Juan Carlos smoothed the transition back to democracy after the death of the dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. An eagle grasps a drone during a Dutch police training exercise. They are trained to take down the... Read more
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The Columbian
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warppeople could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warp
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
people could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the war, Spain, under the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, never did. That led to almost everything being done an hour or more later in Spain than was natural. Job... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warppeople could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warp
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 26 days ago
people could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the war, Spain, under the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, never did. That led to almost everything being done an hour or more later in Spain than was natural. Job... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warppeople could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warp
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 days ago
people could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the war, Spain, under the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, never did. That led to almost everything being done an hour or more later in Spain than was natural. Job... Read more
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Salon.com
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warppeople could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warp
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
people could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the war, Spain, under the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, never did. That led to almost everything being done an hour or more later in Spain than was natural. Job... Read more
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Daily Herald
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warppeople could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the
Siesta alert: Spanish parties pledge to end WWII time warp
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
people could get home before blackouts. While Britain reverted back after the war, Spain, under the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, never did. That led to almost everything being done an hour or more later in Spain than was natural. Job... Read more
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26d
Daily Mail
Albert Einstein attacked the US for failing to stop Nazi Germanyas one of the most important minds in the twentieth century, was angered by Ame
Albert Einstein attacked the US for failing to stop Nazi Germany
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
as one of the most important minds in the twentieth century, was angered by America's relationship with Spanish dictator Francisco Franco after the country's civil war; the fact it had a diplomat in Vichy France - the French state which... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Spain Debates: Is It Time To Scrap The Siesta?schedule is typical for most small retailers in Spain, where the sun does set l
Spain Debates: Is It Time To Scrap The Siesta?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
schedule is typical for most small retailers in Spain, where the sun does set later — ever since the military dictator Francisco Franco moved the clocks ahead one hour, to put the country on Central European Time, during World War II, in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
WTF! John McCain Saluting an American Communist?Abraham Lincoln Brigade that fought on the Republican side in Spain against a 1
WTF! John McCain Saluting an American Communist?
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
Abraham Lincoln Brigade that fought on the Republican side in Spain against a 1936 fascist coup led by the caudillo general Francisco Franco, certainly a warrior/politician of his day. The Republic had been constitutionally set up and its leaders... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Spain Debates: Is It Time To Scrap The Siesta?schedule is typical for most small retailers in Spain, where the sun does set l
Spain Debates: Is It Time To Scrap The Siesta?
KERA North Texas / Posted 27 days ago
schedule is typical for most small retailers in Spain, where the sun does set later — ever since the military dictator Francisco Franco moved the clocks ahead one hour, to put the country on Central European Time, during World War II, in... Read more
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International Business Times
Spaniards could lose their siestas as Rajoy bids for shorter workdays be turned an hour back. Despite Spain falling in the same time zone as Britain
Spaniards could lose their siestas as Rajoy bids for shorter workdays
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
be turned an hour back. Despite Spain falling in the same time zone as Britain, it has been an hour ahead because general Francisco Franco had adopted Berlin time in 1942 to show his support for the Nazis. Spaniards have since followed the German... Read more
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FOX News
Spanish prime minister proposes dropping the siestaGreenwich Mean Time. Spain changed its clocks in 1942 to align with Eastern Eu
Spanish prime minister proposes dropping the siesta
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
Greenwich Mean Time. Spain changed its clocks in 1942 to align with Eastern European time, a shift made by the dictator Francisco Franco to show allegiance to Nazi Germany. This isn’t the first time Spain has tried to streamline the nation’s... Read more
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New York Post
Spain might finally get rid of its country-wide nap timethough Spain is directly south of England, it’s been an hour ahead of GMT for m
Spain might finally get rid of its country-wide nap time
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
though Spain is directly south of England, it’s been an hour ahead of GMT for more than seven decades. The time change dates to when Generalissimo Francisco Franco ordered the nation’s clocks put forward in a symbol of unity with Naz... Read more
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Rappler
The siren song of totalitarianism in US and Philippinestemptation for people tired of the failings and turbulence of modern democracy.
The siren song of totalitarianism in US and Philippines
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
temptation for people tired of the failings and turbulence of modern democracy. The man on horseback really began with Francisco Franco, the general backed by Adolf Hitler who won the Spanish Civil War in 1936. In American life, that role was... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Idealistic Americans learned hard lessons in the Spanish Civil Warelected government — fought with the help of Stalin. The other — the rebellious
Idealistic Americans learned hard lessons in the Spanish Civil War
The Seattle Times / Posted 1 months ago
elected government — fought with the help of Stalin. The other — the rebellious right-wing Nationalists, led by Gen. Francisco Franco — enlisted the enormous resources of both the Nazis and Italy’s fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini. The... Read more

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