This week on News Time Spanish :
- The UN reiterates its aims in the battle against HIV/AIDS in Africa on the occasion of World AIDS day
- A wall collapses in the Italian historical centre of Pompeii
- State of emergency declared in Spain following a strike by air traffic controllers
- Russia succeeds in its bid to host the 2018 football World Cup
- Picasso treasures discovered in an unlikely private collection
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