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People gather to leave candles, flowers, messages, stuffed toys and many differents objects for the victims on August 18, 2017 at the spot where yesterday a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100 on the Rambla boulevard in Barcelona.Drivers have ploughed on August 17, 2017 into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving 13 people dead and injuring more than 100 others. In the first incident, which was claimed by the Islamic State group, a white van sped into a street packed full of tourists in central Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, knocking people out of the way and killing 13 in a scene of chaos and horror. Some eight hours later in Cambrils, a city 120 kilometres south of Barcelona, an Audi A3 car rammed into pedestrians, injuring six civilians -- one of them critical -- and a police officer, authorities said. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos Show The World Mourning In Solidarity With Spain

People around the world are paying their respects after deadly attacks left 14 people dead and more than 100 wounded in Barcelona and the resort town of Cambrils in Spain. Hours after the attacks on T...
Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Armengou/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (9007932g)Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. According to initial reports a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's famous Placa Catalunya square at Las Ramblas area injuring several. Local media report the van driver ran away, metro and train stations were closed. The number of people injured and the reasons behind the incident are not yet known. Official sources have not confirmed that the incident is a terrorist attack.A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain - 17 Aug 2017

13 People Dead After Van Plows Into Pedestrians At Major Tourist Hub In Barcelona

A van rammed into pedestrians on a popular tourist street in Barcelona Thursday afternoon, killing 13 and injuring more than 100. Authorities have arrested two suspects, but the driver of the van is...
PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 15: The Eiffel Tower is seen after turned off its lights in respect for the victims of France terror attacks, on November 14, 2015. The Eiffel Tower has been closed indefinitely following the wave of deadly attacks in Paris. 129 people were killed and 352 others injured -- 99 of them in critical condition -- after the terror attacks in Paris on 13 November. (Photo by Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The Eiffel Tower Goes Dark To Honor Victims Of Barcelona Attack

The Eiffel Tower dimmed its lights after midnight on Friday to honor the victims killed and injured during Thursday's terrorist attack in Barcelona. The iconic tower shut off its lights at 12:45 a.m....
WASHINGTON, D.C. - AUGUST 14: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement on the violence this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia at the White House on August 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed in Charlottesville when a car allegedly driven by James Alex Fields Jr. barreled into a crowd of counter-protesters following violence at the 'Unite the Right' rally. Two Virginia state police troopers were also killed when their helicopter crashed while covering events on the ground. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

Trump's Quick Response To Barcelona Attack Makes His Charlottesville Reactions Look Even Worse

President Donald Trump issued an explosive statement against "Radical Islamic Terror" just hours after an attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday left at least 13 people dead. Earlier this week, Trump...
Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Armengou/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (9007932g)Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. According to initial reports a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's famous Placa Catalunya square at Las Ramblas area injuring several. Local media report the van driver ran away, metro and train stations were closed. The number of people injured and the reasons behind the incident are not yet known. Official sources have not confirmed that the incident is a terrorist attack.A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain - 17 Aug 2017

Multiple People Dead After Van Plows Into Pedestrians At Major Tourist Hub In Barcelona

Multiple people were killed and injured when a van rammed into pedestrians on a popular tourist street in Barcelona. Authorities have arrested a suspect. Car and truck attacks have killed over 100 p...
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We Are All Ambassadors For Our Country: Impressions From Barcelona

We went to Barcelona in mid-December and spent three days there. The first SMS that I received when I landed in the city was "Beware of mobile phone thieves in Spain". Needless to say, this did not give a good impression of Spain. Most of the friends I had spoken to also didn't speak highly of the safety in the country. With this perception in my mind, I went about my trip with my family...

Going Gaga Over Gaudí in Barcelona

Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain after Madrid and the capital of Catalonia province, is a clear favourite of the tourists. Football, fun and food lure people here. But there is an artistic facet to this ancient city. One man in particular has left his legacy behind in avant-garde monuments, in colourful tiles, in curved walls and roofs, in twisted columns and spiral chimneys, in a distinctive architectural style that stands for Antoni Gaudí.

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