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  • Roundup: Madrid Maintains First Place With Win
    Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid thrashed Real Sociedad, 4-1, at home Saturday without the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to ensure it remained atop the Spanish league.
    By The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 23:03:44 GMT.
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  • Crowds flock to leftist Madrid rally
    Tens of thousands of people attend a rally in central Madrid by radical leftists Podemos, as they look to build on Syriza's recent victory in Greece.
    BBC News.  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:42:27 GMT.
  • Thousands March in Spain to Support Left-Wing Party
    Saturday’s march was the most important rally organized by Podemos since it emerged as a newcomer in Spanish politics last May.
    By Raphael Minder.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:38:00 GMT.
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  • Tens of Thousands Rally in Madrid for Anti-Austerity Party
    Tens of thousands of people marched Saturday through the streets of Madrid in the biggest show of support yet for new anti-austerity party Podemos, which has been drawing comparisons to Greece's new ruling party, Syriza. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:35:42 -0500.
  • Left-wing party in Madrid mass rally
    The far-left Spanish party, Podemos, holds a mass rally in the centre of Madrid looking to build on the recent victory of Syriza in Greece.
    BBC News.  Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:36:07 GMT.
  • Ukraine Separatists Plan 'Summit Of Unrecognized States'
    The self-declared Donetsk People's Republic says it wants to host a summit of separatists, including participants from Texas, Venice and Spain's Basque region.
    Radio Liberty.  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:18:32 +0000.
  • NATO jet crash in Spain due to takeoff failure: French military
    The F-16 fighter jet that crashed during a NATO exercise in Spain on Monday, killing 11, experienced a technical failure during takeoff and the two pilots tried to eject, the French air force said on Jan. 29
    Hurriyet.  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:18:00 +0200.
  • UN Condemns Peacekeeper's Killing Amid Israel, Hezbollah Fighting
    The United Nations Security Council has condemned the killing of a Spanish peacekeeper in southern Lebanon, which happened Wednesday as clashes flared between Israeli forces and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:59:01 -0500.
  • Caribbean Energy Security Summit Joint Statement
    The Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Colombia, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. ...
    The White House.  The White House.  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:09:00 +0000.
  • Greek fighter jet crashes during NATO exercises in Spain, killing at least 10
    A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed into other planes on the ground during NATO training in southeastern Spain Monday, killing at least 10 people, Spain's Defence Ministry said.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:06:58 EST.
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Facts About Iberian Peninsula States

The Iberian States include Spain, Portugal, and Andorra.  They are located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.  For more news and information about each of the Iberian Peninsula countries, visit the official goverment websites listed below.

The Kingdom of Spain's capital city is Madrid, and its currency is the Euro.  Spanish is the official language of Spain, and in 2007, the country's estimated population was 40,448,000.

The Portuguese Republic's capital city is Lisbon, and its currency is the Euro.  Portuguese is the official language of Portugal, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 10,643,000.

The Principality of Andorra's capital city is Andorra la Vella, and its currency is the Euro.  Catalan, French, and Spanish are the primary languages spoken in Andorra, and in 2007, the principality's estimated population was 72,000.

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