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Spanish king tasks Sanchez to form new government

Jun 07, 2019 - 3:10 PM

While they won a general poll in April, acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez's socialists fail to secure a majority in parliament and need the support of other groupings

OATH OF OFFICE. Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez takes the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace near Madrid on June 2, 2018. Photo by Emilio Naranjo/Pool/AFP

Spain's King Felipe VI begins first visit to Morocco

Jul 15, 2014 - 7:55 AM

The neighbors have enjoyed good relations in recent years and Madrid and Rabat signed a new cooperation accord in June

FELIPE IN MOROCCO. King Felipe VI of Spain arrives at the Royal Palace, in Rabat, Morocco, 14 July 2014. Abdelhak Senna/EPA

Spain's new king, queen to visit Vatican first

Jun 20, 2014 - 8:51 PM

The king and queen have a very busy international agenda Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo says

ROYAL FAMILY. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (L) Spain's King Felipe VI, Spain's Queen Letizia and Spanish Crown Princess of Asturias Leonor, Spanish Princess Sofia and Jesus Maria Posada Moreno pose at the Congress of Deputies, Spain's lower House, in Madrid on June 19, 2014 for a swearing in ceremony of Spain's new King before both houses of parliament. Jorge Guerreo/AFP

Spain's new King Felipe VI sworn in

Jun 19, 2014 - 5:22 PM

UPDATED In keeping with Spain s tough economic times festivities remain restrained compared to other European royal coronations and no foreign dignitaries have been invited

ROYAL FAMILY. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (L) Spain's King Felipe VI, Spain's Queen Letizia and Spanish Crown Princess of Asturias Leonor, Spanish Princess Sofia and Jesus Maria Posada Moreno pose at the Congress of Deputies, Spain's lower House, in Madrid on June 19, 2014 for a swearing in ceremony of Spain's new King before both houses of parliament. Jorge Guerreo/AFP

What's a king to do? Felipe faces a demanding Spain

Jun 18, 2014 - 10:14 AM

Nearly everyone admits that Prince Felipe is well prepared groomed to reign since childhood by his father King Juan Carlos But prepared for what?

THE NEXT KING. A file picture dated 31 May 2014 shows Spain's Crown Prince Felipe reviewing a guard of honor upon his arrival to 'Monsenor Oscar Arnulfo Romero' international airport in Comalapa, El Salvador. Roberto Escobar/EPA