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Reality TV World
The Almanac for July 17, the 198th day of 20171994 (age 23).On this date in history: ADVERTISEMENT In 1936, the Spanish Civi
Reality TV World / Posted 3 days ago
1994 (age 23).On this date in history: ADVERTISEMENT In 1936, the Spanish Civil War began with an army revolt led by Gen. Francisco Franco. In 1938, Douglas Corrigan took off from Floyd Bennett Field in New York for a return flight to California... Read more
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International Business Times
Spanish Civil War anniversary: 50 powerful photos of the horrific conflict French frontier troops helps a family of refugees cross the border from SpainKe
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
French frontier troops helps a family of refugees cross the border from SpainKeystone/Getty Images24 November 1938: General Francisco Franco salutes during the singing of the Nationalist anthem at Burgos Cathedral25 November 1938: Soldiers... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Very rare' intact brains found in 80-year-old Spanish mass gravegrave Photo: A forensic anthropologist shows one of the 45 brains saponified o
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
grave Photo: A forensic anthropologist shows one of the 45 brains saponified of those killed by forces of the dictator Francisco Franco. (Reuters: Juan Medina) Archaeologists excavating a mass grave in Spain have found the largest collection... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Archaeologists find naturally-preserved brains in Spanish Civil War-era mass graveprovince of Burgos. Spain has hundreds of mass graves from the war and from en
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
province of Burgos. Spain has hundreds of mass graves from the war and from ensuing decades of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco. Very few have been dug up due to a lack of funding and Spain’s “pact of forgetting” on its return to... Read more
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International Business Times
Naturally preserved brains and heart discovered in Spanish Civil War mass grave preserved brains of 45 people have been found in a mass grave eight decades aft
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
preserved brains of 45 people have been found in a mass grave eight decades after they were shot and killed by General Francisco Franco's forces during the Spanish Civil War. Fernando Serrulla, a forensic anthropologist of the Aranzadi Science... Read more
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Reuters
Dozens of naturally preserved brains found in Spanish Civil War-era mass graveprovince of Burgos. Spain has hundreds of mass graves from the war and from en
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
province of Burgos. Spain has hundreds of mass graves from the war and from ensuing decades of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco. Very few have been dug up due to a lack of funding and Spain's "pact of forgetting" on its return to... Read more
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TheBull
Brexit could threaten Gibraltar's online gaming sectorto enter the enclave. This has been the case in previous periods of tension be
TheBull / Posted 9 days ago
to enter the enclave. This has been the case in previous periods of tension between Madrid and London. Spanish dictator Francisco Franco closed the border completely in 1969 and free travel between the two sides was only fully restored in 1985,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
As Spain's monarch visits UK here are things that should not be mentionedgrandson of Alfonso XIII who fled the country in 1931 when it looked like the m
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
grandson of Alfonso XIII who fled the country in 1931 when it looked like the monarchy was at an end, was chosen by General Francisco Franco to be his successor. When the dictator died in 1975, Juan Carlos, then 37, helped steer the country towards... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Nap-Happy Spain Finally Gets Its First Nap Caferelated controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezo
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
related controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezone since 1942, when Spain's former dictator, Francisco Franco, pushed the clocks forward in a gesture of allegiance to Adolf Hitler. Copyright 2017 Entrepreneur.com... Read more
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The News-Times
Nap-Happy Spain Finally Gets Its First Nap Caferelated controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezo
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
related controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezone since 1942, when Spain's former dictator, Francisco Franco, pushed the clocks forward in a gesture of allegiance to Adolf Hitler. Copyright 2017 Entrepreneur.com... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Nap-Happy Spain Finally Gets Its First Nap Caferelated controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezo
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
related controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezone since 1942, when Spain's former dictator, Francisco Franco, pushed the clocks forward in a gesture of allegiance to Adolf Hitler. Copyright 2017 Entrepreneur.com... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Nap-Happy Spain Finally Gets Its First Nap Caferelated controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezo
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
related controversial note, some argue the country has been in the wrong timezone since 1942, when Spain's former dictator, Francisco Franco, pushed the clocks forward in a gesture of allegiance to Adolf Hitler. Copyright 2017 Entrepreneur.com... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Terror in Basque countryReid making a comparison between that time and the relatively recent past, when
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Reid making a comparison between that time and the relatively recent past, when Falangist troops under Generalissimo Francisco Franco conducted their own mass persecutions in Basque lands? That is a question for the reader to... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Madrid hosts huge WorldPrideone of the most dramatic changes in LGBT tolerance in the years following the d
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
one of the most dramatic changes in LGBT tolerance in the years following the death of the country's longtime dictator, Francisco Franco, in 1975. Franco's regime routinely imprisoned gays. Spain's first gay Pride march was held in Barcelona in... Read more
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EuroNews
Spanish Civil War victim's 91-year-old daughter finally buries her fatherseeking redress for crimes committed during the 1936-1939 civil war and the alm
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
seeking redress for crimes committed during the 1936-1939 civil war and the almost four-decade dictatorship of General Francisco Franco that followed. “(Burying Timoteo) means the end of a cycle and the end of a tremendous battle against the... Read more
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The Star
Spanish Civil War victim's 91-old daughter finally buries her fatherseeking redress for crimes committed during the 1936-1939 civil war and the alm
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
seeking redress for crimes committed during the 1936-1939 civil war and the almost four-decade dictatorship of General Francisco Franco that followed. "(Burying Timoteo) means the end of a cycle and the end of a tremendous battle against the... Read more
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Reuters
Spanish Civil War victim's 91-year-old daughter finally buries her fatherAscension Mendieta, daughter of Timoteo Mendieta, who was shot in 1939 by force
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
Ascension Mendieta, daughter of Timoteo Mendieta, who was shot in 1939 by forces of dictator Francisco Franco, arrives with her son Francisco to the burial of her father after he was exhumed from a mass grave in Guadalajara's cemetery by the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Madrid hosts world’s biggest pride march, thousands march for LGBT rights2017 parade in Madrid on July 1, 2017. (AFP) But it wasn’t always so. During
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 days ago
2017 parade in Madrid on July 1, 2017. (AFP) But it wasn’t always so. During the nearly 40-year reign of dictator Francisco Franco -- whose rule was blessed by the church in Roman Catholic Spain -- homosexual acts were illegal and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Drought Threatens Crops, Wildlife Along Spain's Guadalquivir River Deltapaella. But during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s, when Valencia fell
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
paella. But during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s, when Valencia fell to Republican forces, the military dictator Francisco Franco ordered that rice be planted on the Guadalquivir delta, which his Nationalist forces still controlled.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Drought Threatens Crops, Wildlife Along Spain's Guadalquivir River Deltapaella. But during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s, when Valencia fell
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
paella. But during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s, when Valencia fell to Republican forces, the military dictator Francisco Franco ordered that rice be planted on the Guadalquivir delta, which his Nationalist forces still controlled.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Party and security: Madrid dances to WorldPride rhythmis now held up as an example of LGBT acceptance. But it wasn't always so. Dur
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
is now held up as an example of LGBT acceptance. But it wasn't always so. During the nearly 40-year reign of dictator Francisco Franco - whose rule was blessed by the church in Roman Catholic Spain - homosexual acts were illegal and thousands... Read more
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BBC News
Spanish call to probe Franco-era 'baby thefts''baby thefts' More than 260 alleged victims of a baby-trafficking network in S
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
'baby thefts' More than 260 alleged victims of a baby-trafficking network in Spain begun under the dictator General Francisco Franco have started legal action demanding an investigation. A victim-support group, called Anadir, estimates that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Queen Letizia marks 40th anniversary of the 1977 electionwith other attendees to mark the occasion. The 1977 election happened in light
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
with other attendees to mark the occasion. The 1977 election happened in light of the death of former Spanish PM Francisco Franco who ruled the country as a dictatorship Following the session the couple took time to pose for a group... Read more
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Inquirier.net
A talented Hispanic triumviratePhilippines. Goytisolo’s engagement with the Paris-based leftist group opposin
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
Philippines. Goytisolo’s engagement with the Paris-based leftist group opposing the Spanish government under Generalissimo Francisco Franco stemmed from having his interest piqued by his greatgrandfather’s owning slaves in Cuba. De Biedma, a... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pridethat is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 27 days ago
that is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following the repressive legacy of late dictator Francisco Franco. Spain stepped ahead of many other countries and legalized same-sex marriages and adoptions in 2005. More... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pridethat is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 days ago
that is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following the repressive legacy of late dictator Francisco Franco. Spain stepped ahead of many other countries and legalized same-sex marriages and adoptions in 2005. More... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Madrid hosts— and debates— global gay pridethat is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
that is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following the repressive legacy of late dictator Francisco Franco. Spain stepped ahead of many other countries and legalized same-sex marriages and adoptions in 2005. More... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pridethat is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 27 days ago
that is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following the repressive legacy of late dictator Francisco Franco. Spain stepped ahead of many other countries and legalized same-sex marriages and adoptions in 2005. More... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pridethat is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
that is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following the repressive legacy of late dictator Francisco Franco. Spain stepped ahead of many other countries and legalized same-sex marriages and adoptions in 2005. More... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pridethat is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
that is regarded as the birth of Spain's modern LGBT rights movement following the repressive legacy of late dictator Francisco Franco. Spain stepped ahead of many other countries and legalized same-sex marriages and adoptions in 2005. More... Read more
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DW
Lawsuit filed against Franco regime torturer | In Depth |knew what was in store for him: Three days of torment, perpetrated by Antonio G
DW / Posted 27 days ago
knew what was in store for him: Three days of torment, perpetrated by Antonio Gonzalez Pacheco, an infamous torturer in the Francisco Franco era, also known as Billy The Kid. Now, Suárez-Carreño has presented the first lawsuit in Spain against... Read more
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EuroNews
Spanish archaeologists uncover mass graves with victims of Franco’s regimein the country, that, among other tasks, unearths and identifies the remains of
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
in the country, that, among other tasks, unearths and identifies the remains of the victims of Spain’s infamous Francisco Franco, who ruled the country for 36 years. On June 9, twelve days after excavations finished, Madrid’s genetics... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Painted pools, Biblical women, John Divola's pictures and an art horror flickby the history of Ruedo Ibérico books, a publishing company that served as a po
Los Angeles Times / Posted 28 days ago
by the history of Ruedo Ibérico books, a publishing company that served as a point of resistance to the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Through Saturday. 3006 W. 7th St., #220, Koreatown, Los Angeles, commonwealthandcouncil.com. Todd Eberle,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Brexit puts Gibraltar’s British subjects in bindfrom southern Andalucia. Spain has been trying to claw back the small spit of l
The Washington Times / Posted 30 days ago
from southern Andalucia. Spain has been trying to claw back the small spit of land ever since. Right-wing dictator Francisco Franco, who ruled Spain during much of the last century, closed the narrow land connection to Gibraltar as a way of... Read more
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EuroNews
Spanish archaeologists uncover mass graves with victims of Franco’s regimin the country, that, among other tasks, unearths and identifies the remains of
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
in the country, that, among other tasks, unearths and identifies the remains of the victims of Spain’s infamous Francisco Franco, who ruled the country for 36 years. On June 9, twelve days after excavations finished, Madrid’s genetics... Read more

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