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Aljazeera
Spain: Is this the end of the Socialists?decisive. The Conservatives' strong showing in Galicia was not surprising. Raj
Spain: Is this the end of the Socialists?
Aljazeera / Posted 14 hours ago
decisive. The Conservatives' strong showing in Galicia was not surprising. Rajoy is a native Galician, as was General Francisco Franco, Spain's military dictator whose death in 1975 paved the way for Spain's transition to democracy. That move... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Spain's regional elections boost acting PM's party, weaken Socialistsleadership war. Spain has never had a coalition government since its return to
Spain's regional elections boost acting PM's party, weaken Socialists
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
leadership war. Spain has never had a coalition government since its return to democracy after the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975. This lack of experience has been blamed in part for the failure of talks to create a governing... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Clean and sober Willie York ready to return to Downtown PeoriaFor these callers, my job became like the old “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Upd
Clean and sober Willie York ready to return to Downtown Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
For these callers, my job became like the old “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update reports about the late Generalissimo Francisco Franco: “This just in — Mr. William York is still not dead.” Still, where was Willie? He’d spent almost three... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 25, 2016(vehr-SY'). In 1932, the Spanish region of Catalonia received a Charter of Aut
This day in history, Sept. 25, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
(vehr-SY'). In 1932, the Spanish region of Catalonia received a Charter of Autonomy (however, the Charter was revoked by Francisco Franco at the end of the Spanish Civil War). In 1957, nine black students who'd been forced to withdraw from... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Today in History: Sep. 25, 2016(vehr-SY'). In 1932, the Spanish region of Catalonia received a Charter of Aut
Today in History: Sep. 25, 2016
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
(vehr-SY'). In 1932, the Spanish region of Catalonia received a Charter of Autonomy (however, the Charter was revoked by Francisco Franco at the end of the Spanish Civil War). In 1957, nine black students who'd been forced to withdraw from... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Clean, sober and energized, Willie York prepares to return DowntownFor these callers, my job became like the old “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Upd
Clean, sober and energized, Willie York prepares to return Downtown
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
For these callers, my job became like the old “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update reports about the late Generalissimo Francisco Franco: “This just in — Mr. William York is still not dead.” Still, where was Willie? He’d spent almost three... Read more
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FOX Business
Gibraltar Looks To Reinvent Itself After Brexita history of adapting to adverse circumstances, particularly on its border with
Gibraltar Looks To Reinvent Itself After Brexit
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
a history of adapting to adverse circumstances, particularly on its border with Spain, which was closed by former dictator Francisco Franco in 1969 and only reopened in the 1980s. Gibraltarians say it can re-position itself far faster than... Read more
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FOX Business
Gibraltar Looks To Reinvent Itself After Brexita history of adapting to adverse circumstances, particularly on its border with
Gibraltar Looks To Reinvent Itself After Brexit
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
a history of adapting to adverse circumstances, particularly on its border with Spain, which was closed by former dictator Francisco Franco in 1969 and only reopened in the 1980s. Gibraltarians say it can re-position itself far faster than... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gibraltar looks to reinvent itself after Brexita history of adapting to adverse circumstances, particularly on its border with
Gibraltar looks to reinvent itself after Brexit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
a history of adapting to adverse circumstances, particularly on its border with Spain, which was closed by former dictator Francisco Franco in 1969 and only reopened in the 1980s. Gibraltarians say it can re-position itself far faster than... Read more
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Aljazeera
Spain: Searching for Garcia LorcaAugust 18, 1936, the Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, was exe
Spain: Searching for Garcia Lorca
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
August 18, 1936, the Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, was executed by forces loyal to General Francisco Franco, at the start of a three-year civil war that left 200,000 dead. The Granada-born poet had gained notoriety... Read more
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Reuters
Spain's regional rift makes third election more likelyregional identities in Spain, ruthlessly brought together under the centralizin
Spain's regional rift makes third election more likely
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
regional identities in Spain, ruthlessly brought together under the centralizing forces of the four-decade dictatorship of Francisco Franco, but given their own autonomous rule when Spain entered democracy in the late 1970s. The Basque Country has... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
An American dictatorship? Yes, it could happenMussolini), or succumbed to a shameless demagogue (Juan Peron), or cheered as t
An American dictatorship? Yes, it could happen
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Mussolini), or succumbed to a shameless demagogue (Juan Peron), or cheered as the military marched in to restore order (Francisco Franco or Augusto Pinochet). Often, the new dictator voiced the resentments of people left behind by an economic... Read more
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The Irish Times
San Sebastian: Basque in the cultureof the film festival, a group of local shop-owners who wanted to give their cit
San Sebastian: Basque in the culture
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
of the film festival, a group of local shop-owners who wanted to give their city a boost as the repressive rule of dictator Francisco Franco mired Spain in international isolation. After visiting Cannes with his wife, one of these businessmen... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Catalans demand break with Spainsurged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy t
Catalans demand break with Spain
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
surged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy they gained in the late 1970s after the Francisco Franco dictatorship, which had suppressed Catalan nationalism. Spain’s recent economic downturn exacerbated the... Read more
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Rappler
Vast crowds demand Catalan independence from Spainsurged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy t
Vast crowds demand Catalan independence from Spain
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
surged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy they gained in the late 1970s after the Francisco Franco dictatorship, which had suppressed Catalan nationalism. Spain's recent economic downturn exacerbated the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Catalans rally in support of independence from Spainsurged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy t
Catalans rally in support of independence from Spain
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
surged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy they gained in the late 1970s after the Francisco Franco dictatorship, which suppressed Catalan nationalism. Spain's recent economic downturn exacerbated the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Catalan separatists rally to push for break from Spainsurged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy t
Catalan separatists rally to push for break from Spain
Aljazeera / Posted 18 days ago
surged recently as many became disillusioned with limitations on the autonomy they gained in the late 1970s after the Francisco Franco dictatorship, which had suppressed Catalan nationalism. Spain's recent economic downturn exacerbated the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Donald Trump and the Right's Putin Derangement Syndromethe flaws of strongmen who espoused some of the right causes. See, for example,
Donald Trump and the Right's Putin Derangement Syndrome
The Atlantic / Posted 20 days ago
the flaws of strongmen who espoused some of the right causes. See, for example, William F. Buckley’s admiration for Francisco Franco—or for that matter, more recent National Review writers like Jay Nordlinger, who, reviewing a biography of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Catalonia starts DNA project to ID Spain war victimsduring the nation's civil war and subsequent dictatorship. Demonstrators show
Catalonia starts DNA project to ID Spain war victims
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
during the nation's civil war and subsequent dictatorship. Demonstrators show photographs of victims during dictator Francisco Franco's reign The issue is hugely sensitive in Spain, where rights abuses during the 1936-1939 conflict and the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Catalonia: DNA tests to identify Spain's civil war deadis hugely sensitive in Spain, where rights abuses during the 1936-1939 conflict
Catalonia: DNA tests to identify Spain's civil war dead
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
is hugely sensitive in Spain, where rights abuses during the 1936-1939 conflict and the ensuing 36-year rule of dictator Francisco Franco remain uninvestigated for fear of reviving divisions. Raul Romeva, who handles transparency matters in... Read more
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Rappler
Burying a dictator: How other countries did itcontroversial even after death, due to the circumstances of their burial and th
Burying a dictator: How other countries did it
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
controversial even after death, due to the circumstances of their burial and the symbolism of their final resting place. Francisco Franco (Spain) He ruled Spain with his own brand of fascist, nationalist, and authoritarian ideologies – Francoism... Read more
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Rappler
Spain PM's bid to form new gov't rejected again, elections loomhas never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following t
Spain PM's bid to form new gov't rejected again, elections loom
Rappler / Posted 26 days ago
has never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following the death of longtime dictator Francisco Franco in 1975 and the country's four main parties have been unable to cobble together a governing alliance. In... Read more
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dna
Spain's acting PM Mariano Rajoy fails again in bid to form new governmenthas never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following t
Spain's acting PM Mariano Rajoy fails again in bid to form new government
dna / Posted 26 days ago
has never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following the death of longtime dictator Francisco Franco in 1975 and the country's four main parties have been unable to cobble together a governing alliance. In... Read more
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Aljazeera
Spain: Rajoy fails again in bid to form new governmenthas never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following t
Spain: Rajoy fails again in bid to form new government
Aljazeera / Posted 27 days ago
has never had a coalition government since it returned to democracy following the death of longtime dictator Francisco Franco in 1975 and the country's four main parties have been unable to cobble together a governing alliance. In... Read more
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The Washington Times
5 Myths about American foreign policytheir lives or money towards that end in the manner of the 3,000 Americans who
5 Myths about American foreign policy
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
their lives or money towards that end in the manner of the 3,000 Americans who fought for the Loyalists against General Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 under the banner of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. “Humanitarian” war is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Madrid seeks return of Visigoth artefacts handed over to the Nazisto Nazi Germany intended to prove the 'Aryan' ancestry of the two nations and s
Madrid seeks return of Visigoth artefacts handed over to the Nazis
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
to Nazi Germany intended to prove the 'Aryan' ancestry of the two nations and supremacy of its people. Fascist dictator Francisco Franco gave the Visigoth artefacts to SS chief Heinrich Himmler, a man obsessed with proving the superiority of the... Read more
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CBC.ca
No confidence? Spain's PM faces uphill battle to governin recent history. Ever since democracy began in Spain in the late 1970s, afte
No confidence? Spain's PM faces uphill battle to govern
CBC.ca / Posted 28 days ago
in recent history. Ever since democracy began in Spain in the late 1970s, after the death of the fascist dictator General Francisco Franco, the right and left have mostly alternated power, with support from some small regional parties. Spain has... Read more
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International Business Times
Spain to request return of 'Aryan' Visigoth artefacts given to SS leader Heinrich Himmlerfrom a Visigoth necropolis near Segovia, north of Madrid, were given to Heinric
Spain to request return of 'Aryan' Visigoth artefacts given to SS leader Heinrich Himmler
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
from a Visigoth necropolis near Segovia, north of Madrid, were given to Heinrich Himmler by Spain's fascist leader General Francisco Franco after the SS chief visited Madrid in 1940. The Visigoths were Germanic tribes who conquered swaths of the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Pedro Almodóvar: "I do wake up and feel that the world is coming to an end"his films. His early efforts to make cinema were frustrated by the closure of t
Pedro Almodóvar: "I do wake up and feel that the world is coming to an end"
The New Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
his films. His early efforts to make cinema were frustrated by the closure of the Spanish national film school in Madrid by Francisco Franco, but the constitutional monarchy that followed the fascist dictator’s death allowed him to start producing... Read more

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