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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference after the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Saturday, July 8, 2017
2017-08-20, The National
Dogan Akhanli, a German intellectual of Turkish origin who writes on Turkey's record on human rights, was arrested in Spain on Saturday at Ankara's request, the foreign...
Monaco players celebrate their French League One title after beating Saint Etienne during the League One soccer match Monaco against Saint Etienne, at the Louis II stadium in Monaco
2017-08-19, The Times of India
PARIS: Monaco shrugged off the absence of want-away star striker Kylian Mbappe as skipper Radamel Falcao's late goal secured a 1-0 victory at Metz on Friday that saw them...
PSG's Angel Di Maria, right, shakes hands with Barcelona's Lionel Messi after the Champion's League round of 16, first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris
2017-08-18, Sports Illustrated
Barcelona are close to confirming the signing of Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria. The Catalan giants are looking for a replacement for Neymar, who recently...
Barcelona Terror Attacks: Eiffel Tower Plunges Into Darkness In Solidarity With Terror Attack Victims
2017-08-18, Huffington Post
The Eiffel Tower was plunged into darkness this morning in solidarity with the victims of the Barcelona van attack as iconic landmarks around the world paid tribute to...
Real Madrid's Isco, left and Cristiano Ronaldo celebrate after scoring, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Levante at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, March 2, 2016.
2017-08-18, Xinhua
MADRID, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- The SpanishFootball League has confirmed that the opening weekend of matches of the competition will go ahead following the terrorist...
FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi gestures at the end of the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017.
2017-08-18, The Sun
BARCELONA vice-president Jordi Mestre has incredibly revealed Lionel Messi has NOT signed a new contract. Furthermore, he tried to appease supporters by insisting the...
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, June 23, 2017.
2017-08-18, Belfast Telegraph
Prime MinisterTheresa May said she is “sickened by the senseless loss of life in Barcelona” following Thursday’s deadly attack. Mrs May condemned the “terrible” assault...
Emergency workers stand on a blocked street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.
2017-08-18, The Jakarta Post
Four suspected terrorists were shot dead by police and six civilians were injured in a town south of Barcelona, hours after 13 people were killed when a van rampaged down...
Post-Bulletin: LA CORUNA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo wasn't missed by his team as Gareth Bale scored one goal and set up another to help Real Madrid start its defense of the Spanish league title with a 3-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. Madrid's easy win was only...
Post-Bulletin: BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — All soccer matches in Spain held a minute's silence to honor victims as the Spanish league began a new season under the shadow of recent attacks in Barcelona and a nearby coastal town. Sunday's game in Barcelona became a focal point for...
Wtop: LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The star and director of “The King of Comedy,” a 1982 film featuring Jerry Lewis’ much-hailed performance as a kidnapped TV talk show...
Sporting News: Sergio Ramos set an unwanted La Liga record during Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. The central defender,...
The Daily Mail: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hopes he can keep his all-conquering squad intact after watching them begin their LaLiga title defence with a convincing 3-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna. ......
The Sun: THE alleged ringleader of the Spain terror attacks had links to one of the 2004Madrid bombers and was in Brussels shortly before bombings there in 2016, according to reports. Abdelbaki Es Satty is thought to have radicalised the younger members of the cell...
The Sun: PRINCESS Diana’s private ­secretary today claims the ­public would riot if Charles tried to make Camilla his queen. Michael Gibbins says there is still deep public resentment towards the Duchess of Cornwall over the way she treated Diana. Getty - Contributor...
Rooster GNN: The following article is published in the #RGNNMadrid Magazine: Vol. I, Summer 2017, produced during ROOSTERGNN Academy’s Travel Journalism & Photography Internship Seminar in Madrid, Spain, under the editorial direction of RGNN Expert and Mentor Al...
Rooster GNN: The following article is published in the #RGNNMadrid Magazine: Vol. I, Summer 2017, produced during ROOSTERGNN Academy’s Travel Journalism & Photography Internship Seminar in Madrid, Spain, under the editorial direction of RGNN Expert and Mentor Al...
Rooster GNN: The following article is published in the #RGNNMadrid Magazine: Vol. I, Summer 2017, produced during ROOSTERGNN Academy’s Travel Journalism & Photography Internship Seminar in Madrid, Spain, under the editorial direction of RGNN Expert and Mentor Al...
Gulf News: Champions continue impressive form with 3-0 victory to start La Liga campaign in style ......
Irish Independent: There was a moment earlier this year when AnthonyMartial suspected his time was up at Manchester United. Not for the first time, Jose Mourinho appeared to have passed a clinical judgement on a youngster whose brash confidence and sublime talent did not appear...
AOL: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he is happy with his squad as it is, hoping for no changes before the end of the transfer window. Madrid opened their LaLiga title defence with a 3-0...
Yahoo Daily News: More BERLIN (AP) — Germany welcomed the release Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and accused Turkey of abusing the international system used to hunt down fugitives. Turkish-born writer Dogan Akhanli, who has German citizenship,...