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Stories with person: Mariano Rajoy
  • Spain premier doesn't shake hands with opposition leader 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 2:35 pm

    MADRID - Acting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy didn't shake hands with Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez during a meeting that's part of the drive to form a government following an inconclusive national election.

  • Spain: PM defends party despite new corruption arrests 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 9:34 am

    MADRID - Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday he sees no reason why the arrest of 24 people in a new corruption scandal affecting his conservative Popular Party should damage his efforts to form a new government following last month's inconclusive elections.

  • Spain summons Venezuelan ambassador over president's remarks 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 12:53 pm

    MADRID - The Spanish Foreign Ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to again protest comments by Venezuela's president against acting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.