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/ 6 November 2007

King’s visit stirs passions in Spanish enclave

Cheering crowds waved Spanish flags as King Juan Carlos visited Spain’s disputed North African enclave of Ceuta on Monday, but hundreds of Moroccans demonstrated against him just across the border. With shouts of ”Long live the King!” and ”Ceuta is Spanish”, thousands of locals roared their approval at Juan Carlos.

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/ 31 October 2007

Judge finds 21 guilty of Madrid bombings

A Spanish court on Wednesday convicted 21 people of involvement in the 2004 Madrid train bombings, but acquitted a man accused of helping mastermind the al-Qaeda-inspired attack that claimed nearly 200 lives. The heaviest sentences were handed out to two Moroccans and a Spaniard, Jose Emilio Suarez Trashorras.