19/08/2016. The Council of Ministers also authorised the Centre for Sociological Research (Spanish acronym: CIS) to carry out pre-election polls in the Basque Country and Galicia.
Contributory pensions amount to 8.53 billion euros in August
The monthly total of contributory pensions paid out by the Spanish Social Security system amounted to 8.53 billion euros at 1 August. The month-on-month increase stands at 3.2%.
Spain regrets the flooding in India
Spain deeply regrets the news of flooding affecting several states in the east and centre of India, which have led to the loss of many human lives, a high number of internally displaced people and serious damage to infrastructures.
Family of Iraqi refugees arrives in Spain on Wednesday from Greece to be received in Seville
An Iraqi family arrived in Spain from Greece on Wednesday under the European Union relocation programme set up to tackle the humanitarian consequences of the war in Syria. The family, made up of a man, a woman and their two children, arrived at midday at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport and will be received in Seville.
Process before the International Criminal Court over destruction of historical heritage in Timbuktu
The Government of Spain welcomes the announcement of the opening of the process before the International Criminal Court over the destruction caused to the mausoleums in Timbuktu (Mali), which took place in 2012, and constituted a genuine attack on the cultural heritage of Mali and the rest of humanity.
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