Articles by Daniel Woolls

Mathematician Turns Down Top Award

  • 23 August 06
  • The Associated Press
A reclusive Russian mathematician won the world's highest honor in the field Tuesday for work toward solving one of history's toughest math problems but he refused to accept the award -- a stunning renunciation of accolades from the top minds in his field.

A Year After Madrid Bombings, Spain Evaluates Terror Climate

  • 11 March 05
  • The Associated Press
When 10 backpacks loaded with dynamite exploded on Madrid commuter trains a year ago, shellshocked Spaniards looked east to place blame: their country's troop presence in U.S.-occupied Iraq.

Spain's Iraq Pullout Imminent

  • 20 April 04
  • The Associated Press
Spain’s withdrawal of its troops from Iraq should not harm long-term relations with the United States, Foreign Minister Miguel Moratinos said Monday, adding that the country will honor its international commitments and remain steadfast in the fight against terrorism.

Web Sites Shut Down to Protest New Spanish Law

  • 30 October 02
  • The Associated Press
Tough new Spanish laws regulating cyberspace have prompted at least 300 owners of Spain-based web sites to take their pages offline in protest.

Spain Defends Arrest of Gusinsky

  • 13 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Spain on Wednesday defended its arrest of Russian media magnate Vladimir Gusinsky, saying it had complied with a valid international warrant and would not enter debate over whether he is a victim of political persecution because of his criticism of the Kremlin.

Gusinsky Arrested in Spain

  • 12 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Russian media magnate Vladimir Gusinsky, wanted in his country on fraud charges, has been arrested in southern Spain on an international warrant issued by Moscow, the National Police said Tuesday.