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Spain says China to help ailing savings banks

China is studying a plan to inject €9.3 billion ($13.5 billion) to help restructure Spain's savings bank sector, a Spanish government official said Wednesday. Full story

Venezuela to deport suspected rebels

Venezuela deported two suspected Colombian rebels Monday, sending a positive message to other nations that want President Hugo Chavez to ensure suspected terrorists do not find haven in Venezuela. Full story

Spain's opposition party calls for early elections

Spain's main opposition party says early elections are needed to halt the insecurity and uncertainty reigning after Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero announced he will not seek a third term. Full story

Spain's Zapatero won't seek another term in 2012

Spain's embattled prime minister announced Saturday he will not seek re-election in 2012 as his country grapples with debt, high unemployment and a faltering economy badly hit by the international financial crisis. Full story

Eye on Spain's Banks

   Discussing the health of Spain's banks and the country's deficit, with Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Spain prime minister and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

Spain's Zapatero on Banks, Econ. Growth & More

   Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo that Spain's economy will grow in 2011 and that regional savings and loan bank consolidation will continue in record time.

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  One-on-One With Spain's Prime Minister

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo why he believes investments are coming to his country.

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Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero listens to the Basque regional president Patxi Lopez