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20 dead, hundreds wounded in Equatorial Guinea explosions

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 20 people and wounded hundreds of others, state television reported. ...

Ex-Catalan leader vows to keep fighting extradition to Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia’s former regional president Carles Puigdemont says he will keep fighting extradition back to Spain if, as he expects, the European Union's parliament strips him of hi...

Messi provides 2 assists for Barça ahead of Madrid derby

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi set up two goals to help Barcelona win 2-0 at Osasuna and close the gap with Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid to two points on Saturday. Jor...

Atlético aims to inflict severe blow on Madrid title hopes

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Chasing its first league trophy since 2014, Atlético Madrid will try to deal a severe blow to Real Madrid’s title defense on Sunday. Diego Simeone’s side has ...

Barcelona members to elect new president amid club crisis

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Just days after their last elected president spent a night in jail, members of Football Club Barcelona will vote for a new one to steer the club out of its most tumultuous peri...

Koeman transforms Barcelona amid club chaos, elections

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Whoever becomes Barcelona president will have a hard time getting rid of Ronald Koeman as coach. The progress the team has made since losing to Bayern Munich ...

Messi scores, assists in Barcelona 2-0 win at Sevilla

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored after setting up Ousmane Dembele for the opener to secure a 2-0 victory at Sevilla on Saturday, lifting Barcelona into second place in the Spanish league. ...

Barcelona faces Sevilla in league-cup doubleheader

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — First in the Spanish league and then in the Copa del Rey, Barcelona and Sevilla will meet twice in five days with each team’s hopes in both competitions on the line. ...

Angry youths rattle Spain in support of jailed rap artist

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The imprisonment of a rap artist for his music praising terrorist violence and insulting the Spanish monarchy has set off a powder keg of pent-up rage this week in the southern...

Barcelona held 1-1 by Cádiz; Messi record 506th league game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cádiz snatched a late penalty to draw 1-1 at Camp Nou and deal Barcelona an unexpected setback in its bid for the Spanish league title on Sunday. Five days af...

Zidane praises Mbappe for hat trick at Camp Nou

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Zinedine Zidane liked what he saw when Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland ripped apart two of his team’s top rivals in Spain this week. Mbappe...

Transformed into scorer, Llorente has Atlético leading Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With his reputation as a taskmaster, Diego Simeone is not an easy coach to play for. Many a striker - Álvaro Morata, Jackson Martínez, Kevin Gameiro, to name...

Catalan separatists show resilience despite setbacks

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The separatist movement in Spain’s northeast Catalonia has shown resilience, increasing its power in a regional election on the weekend despite years of frustrated ambitions to...

Spain: Catalans to vote in test of separatist movement

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Voting has started in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia on Sunday as 5.3 million voters are called to cast ballots in a regional election that will test the region’s secessionist ...

Atlético wins 2-1 at Granada to resume title march

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Marcos Llorente and Ángel Correa got Spanish league leader Atlético Madrid back on the winning path, providing the goals in a 2-1 victory at Granada on Saturday. ...