Saragossa in northwestern Spain is both capital of the province of the same name and the region of Aragon. With a population of just under 700,000, the city displays a charismatic blend of Moorish influences and Southern European flair.
A 22-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Celia Barquin Arozamena at an Iowa golf course. Iowa State University mourned the loss, calling her an "acclaimed golfer with a bright future."
Belgium will not extradite rapper Valtonyc, who was sentenced to prison for lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the Spainish monarchy. The case has raised concerns that Madrid is cracking down on free speech.
The Turkish president's hopes of addressing the German-Turkish community are closer to becoming reality. His upcoming state visit was described as a "betrayal" by journalist Deniz Yücel, who was imprisoned in Turkey.
Germany and Turkey's foreign ministers visited the school on its 150th anniversary, on the second and final day of a difficult diplomatic mission for Heiko Maas. Ties between the NATO allies have been strained of late.
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