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Acting President of the Government chairs meeting of Delegate Commission of the Government for Economic Affairs

29/09/2016. This governing body approved the distribution of the Regional Liquidity Fund for the fourth quarter of 2016 and various actions in support of export companies and SMEs in particular.

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  • 28/09/2016

    Four Jihadis arrested in Madrid to serve sentence

    The arrested individuals, three Moroccans and one Argentinean, had been conditionally released while awaiting a court ruling after they were initially arrested in June 2014. The dismantled cell they formed part of sent 11 Jihadi fighters from Morocco and Spain to conflict zones in order to join the ranks of Al Qaeda in Syria and Iraq.

  • 28/09/2016

    Spain has taken in 199 refugees in September, of which 31 arrived in Madrid on Wednesday

    Refugees

    During the month of September Spain has taken in 199 refugees under the European Union Relocation Programme set up to tackle the humanitarian consequences of the war in Syria and under the National Resettlement Programme. Out of this total, 168 are of Syrian nationality, 30 of Iraqi nationality and one of Eritrean nationality.

  • 28/09/2016

    The Jihadi cell dismantled on Wednesday in Spain, Belgium and Germany represented a serious, specific and ongoing threat to security in Europe

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    In collaboration with the Provincial Intelligence Brigade of Barcelona and alongside the Provincial Intelligence Brigade of Melilla, the BKA (Criminal Investigation Bureau) of Germany and the Belgian Federal Police, officers of the General Commissariat of Intelligence of the Spanish National Police Force arrested a total of five people on Wednesday morning: three of them in Spain (two in Barcelona and one in Melilla), one in Brussels (Belgium) and one in Wuppertal (Germany).

  • 27/09/2016

    Spanish Social Security posts negative balance of 6.13 billion euros

    Money

    According to the performance data shown in the Social Security Accounting Information System, the Social Security accounts show a negative balance of 6.13 billion euros at 31 August 2016 compared with a negative balance of 5.35 billion euros in the same period last year.