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Worried and divided, Barcelona torn over independence

Barcelona residents on Tuesday waited with bated breath to hear whether Catalan president Carles Puigdemont would follow through with his threat to declare independence. On the Las Ramblas boulevard -- Barcelona's most famous avenueShow More Summary

US warned Spain of Barcelona attack risk: report

Spanish intelligence officials were warned of security threats on Las Ramblas weeks in advance, newspaper reports.

‘I’m Not Afraid’: Barcelona Holds Peace Rally After Deadly Attacks

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Hundreds of thousands marched in Barcelona for a peace rally after last week’s attack on Las Ramblas, the city’s most famous promenade.

New video emerges of deadly Barcelona van attack

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Security footage released on Friday showed pedestrians narrowly avoiding a white van as it raced down Las Ramblas boulevard at high speed in a deadly militant attack in Barcelona on Aug. 17.

Tenderness and unity at heart of wounded Barcelona

With a smile, two girls offer flowers to passers-by in Las Ramblas as the wounded heart of Barcelona forgets its divisions in the wake of a murderous van rampage. Gone -- at least temporarily -- is the eternal bickering over whetherShow More Summary

Mastermind Of Barcelona Attack Was Supposed To Be Deported – But Judges Blocked It

Last week, a van was driven into a group of pedestrians on La Rambla in Barcelona, Spain. La Rambla is a busy street which serves as a pedestrian mall, and

Expert discusses how cities should respond to urban vehicular attacks

Last week, a van was driven into pedestrians on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, killing 13 and injuring at least 130 people, and the driver then killed a 14th victim in order to steal his car and escape. Later in the same day, five men from the same terrorist cell drove into pedestrians in nearby Cambrils, killing one woman and injuring six others. Show More Summary

Police Shoot And Kill Main Suspect In Barcelona Terror Attack

4 months agoNews : Trending Now

Spanish police on Monday shot and killed the man who drove a rented van into crowds on Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas boulevard last week, an attack that killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more.

Barcelona van driver killed by police

The UK’s Daily Mail reports that police have killed Younes Abouyaaqoub, the 22-year-old suspected of driving a van through pedestrians on the Las Ramblas shopping district of Barcelona, Spain. After a four day man-hunt, a vineyard owner spotted a car driving at a high rate of speed through his vineyard and notified police. Roser Venura […]

Barcelona Attack: Manhunt for Younes Abouyaaqoub Now Europe-Wide, Police Say

Catalan officials believe the suspect on the run to be the driver of the van in the Las Ramblas attack.

Seven-year-old Julian Cadman confirmed as Barcelona victim

4 months agoNews : World News Blog

The family of the seven year old British-Australian boy who has been missing since Thursday’s attack, have confirmed he was killed in Barcelona. Julian Cadman was separated from his mother when the van tore through Las Ramblas.

Extremism is surging. To beat it, we need young hearts and minds | Scott Atran

There is no clash of civilisations but a crisis of cultures – and the key to healing them is youth The last of the shellshocked were being evacuated as I headed back toward Las Ramblas, Barcelona’s famed tourist-filled walkway whereShow More Summary

Manhunt Underway for Barcelona Van Attack Suspect

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub is believed to have been driving the van that struck tourists on Las Ramblas.

What Is To Be Done? (European Ed.)

(John Hinderaker) Once again, Europe has been struck by Islamic terrorism. In Barcelona, a van plowed into a crowd on one of the city’s most popular streets, Las Ramblas, killing 13 people and wounding more than 100. The driver of the van escaped. Show More Summary

Spain Attacks: Canadian Grandfather Named as Latest Las Ramblas Victim

Ian Moore Wilson, who was on holiday in Barcelona with his wife Valerie, described as ‘adventurous, generous and compassionate.' A Canadian grandfather is the latest victim of the Spain terror attacks to be named, after his daughter released a statement hailing the efforts of those who fought to save his life. Show More Summary

Manhunt underway for Barcelona van attack suspect

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A manhunt is underway in Spain for the driver of a van that ploughed into tourists on Barcelona’s iconic Las Ramblas thoroughfare Thursday. Police previously said the man they believed drove the van in the terror attack which killed 13 people was Moussa Oukabir, 17. Oukabir was killed by police in...

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