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Police arrest Pakistani jihadi suspect in Spain

September 19, 2017 3:13 pm

A ministry statement the 25-year-old resident of the northern Catalan city of Lleida was part of a cell partially dismantled with the arrest of three Pakistani brothers in Lleida last year.

German woman dies from injuries 10 days after Barcelona attack

August 27, 2017 7:01 pm

That attack has now killed 14 people, and two others died during the driver’s getaway and in a separate car and knife assault in the Catalan coastal resort of Cambrils. On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people marched in Barcelona in a show of unity, many chanting 'I am not afraid'.

In Spain, Muslims hold rally against terrorism following deadly attacks

August 24, 2017 4:41 pm

"It is very important for us to affirm our values as Muslims which are the same as those of all other human beings on this planet," said Nizar Liemlahi, director of the Dar Loughat Muslim cultural association, one of the co-organisers of the rally.

Spain identifies driver of Barcelona rampage van as hunt continues

August 21, 2017 2:34 pm

In a tweet, police in Catalonia said they knew who the driver was without naming him, but regional interior minister Joaquim Forn said in a radio interview that "everything suggests the van driver is Younes Abouyaaqoub."

Barcelona terror attack: Spain hunts for driver in Las Ramblas van rampage, says Islamist cell dismantled

August 20, 2017 8:25 am

Police searched a flat in Ripoll on Friday in their hunt for people connected to the attacks, the ninth raid so far on homes in the town nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees near the French border.

Philippines says 7-year-old boy missing in Spain van attack

August 19, 2017 2:30 pm

Arriola says the woman and her son were in Barcelona to attend the wedding of a cousin from the Philippines. Arriola says the woman's British husband is en route to Barcelona to help find his son. Arriola says the boy was separated from his mother during the attack.

Barcelona terror attack: California man celebrating marriage anniversary killed in Las Ramblas attack

August 19, 2017 9:08 am

Tucker's family in Northern California learned Friday that he was among those killed in a deadly truck attack a day earlier in Barcelona, Spain, becoming the only known American fatality among 14 victims.

Barcelona terror attack: Players to wear shirts with ‘Barcelona’ on back in first league game

August 19, 2017 12:31 am

The club has sought permission from La Liga and the RFEF for the change, which will also have #TotsSomBarcelona written on the chest of the shirt. The players of the team will support a black armband in all the games taking place this weekend.

Barcelona terror attack: Indian-origin British actress hid in restaurant freezer to protect herself

August 18, 2017 9:13 pm

On Thursday, Spain saw one of the deadliest terror attacks as a van plowed into people in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas area. The actress tweeted live updates of the attack from the city where she was on a holiday with her 10-year-old daughter Inez Khan. 

Barcelona terror attack Highlights: One confirmed attacker killed in Cambrils, IS claims responsibility for Las Ramblas

August 19, 2017 11:16 am

On Thursday, Spain saw one of the deadliest terror attacks as a van plowed into people in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas area. The attack in Catalonia carried out at around 5.30 pm (local time) left 14 dead and over 100 injured. Here are the live updates.


Barcelona terror attack: 13 dead, 100 wounded as van plows into crowd in Las Ramblas

August 18, 2017 12:08 pm

At least thirteen people have been confirmed killed and several others injured after a van plowed into a crowd in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday. Police said they are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.