There were four minutes to go against Sevilla on Sunday evening and Athletic Bilbao were on course for their first victory at the Sánchez Pizjuán in 18 years when the coach Marcelo Bielsa made his final substitution.
The decisive and positive terms of ETA's response to Monday's "Declaration" in Donostia-San Sebastian by the International Conference group is to be welcomed, as is the response of the Spanish government and others.
Moody's Investors Service downgraded six regions of Spain on Friday, and warned that other regions could also face a downgrade.
French police arrested four suspected members of the outlawed Basque separatist group ETA late Thursday, including the armed group's alleged military chief and also the suspected logistics chief, the Spanish Interior Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Police arrested four suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA early Tuesday, seizing 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of explosives, Spanish Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said.
Police arrested a suspected top computer programmer for the Basque separatist group ETA in France Tuesday, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.
The Basque separatist group ETA said Monday it was declaring a permanent cease-fire.
Spanish police early Tuesday arrested nine people for suspected links to the Basque separatist group ETA, the first such detentions since ETA declared a unilateral cease-fire earlier this month, an Interior Ministry spokesman told CNN.
The Basque separatist group ETA declares a cease-fire, but Spain is skeptical. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
The basque separatist group ETA, blamed for hundreds of deaths in Spain and France, is declaring a new cease-fire.
I never tire of tapas. Sure, you can find them in some American cities, but for the true tapas experience, you must go to Spain.
Police across Europe arrested 69 suspected members of a Georgian-run mafia, including 24 in Spain, which was leading the investigation, a National Court spokeswoman told CNN Monday.
Spanish police shortened their list of most-wanted fugitives Wednesday with the capture of two suspected members of the Basque-region separatist group ETA, officials told CNN.
An explosion near a police station killed two officers on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca.
The separatist group behind a series of bombings on a Spanish vacation island marks the 50 year anniversary of its struggle this year, a milestone that sees it no closer to achieving its goal.
Two Civil Guard agents were killed Thursday in an explosion outside a barracks on a Spanish island popular with tourists, Palma de Mallorca city hall officials said.
A car bomb exploded early Wednesday outside the Civil Guard barracks in the northern Spanish city of Burgos, injuring at least 40 people and causing substantial damage, an Interior Ministry official said.
A car bomb exploded Friday morning in Spain's northern Basque region, killing a police officer inside the vehicle, officials said.
A Socialist was elected for the first time as Basque regional president on Tuesday, ending decades of pro-independence Basque nationalist rule in northern Spain.
The suspected leader of the Basque separatist group, ETA, and two alleged accomplices were arrested over the weekend in France.
Alberto Contador scored an emphatic victory in the final 24 kilometer time trial to wrap up overall honors in the Tour of Basque Country on Saturday.
Team Columbia's winning streak in Europe's top races continued on Friday when Italian Marco Pinotti secured victory in stage five of the Tour of the Basque Country.
Swiss Michael Albasini continued Team Columbia's impressive start to the cycling season with victory in stage four of the Tour of the Basque Country on Thursday.
Defending Giro d'Italia and Vuelta Espana champion Alberto Contador again showed he is the man to beat in this year's major stage races with an impressive win in Wednesday's 172.5km third stage of the Tour of the Basque Country.
Russian Yuri Trofimov launched a dramatic late attack to claim victory in the 164-kilometer second stage of the Tour of the Basque Country from Ataun to Villatuerta on Tuesday.
The incumbent Basque nationalists won the most seats in Basque regional parliamentary elections on Sunday, but they could lose a 29-year hold on power because three non-nationalist parties won a combined majority for the first time, according to official election results.
The Basque separatist group ETA is not running in the Basque regional parliamentary elections Sunday, but the future of the troubled region in northern Spain and the weakened-yet-still-dangerous ETA are utmost on many voters' minds.
A bomb exploded outside a television station in Spain's Basque region after police got a warning call, authorities said.
A powerful car bomb exploded outside a regional television station in Spain's Basque region Wednesday after police got a warning call from the separatist group ETA, authorities said.
One of the things that charms me about traveling through Europe is its ethnic variety. Hop on a train and two hours later you step into a different culture, different language and different heritage.
French police have arrested two suspected ETA members, and an international alert has been put out for an ETA militant recently released from jail.
A car bomb exploded early Monday in northern Spain, killing an army soldier and wounding 10 others in an attack authorities blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA.
Two car bombs exploded in Spain's northern Basque region early Sunday, and the second one injured seven people, a Basque regional police spokesman told CNN.
A bomb exploded in the northern port city of Zarautz in Spain's Basque region Sunday, slightly wounding three people.
The Basque separatist group ETA warned on Friday that its violent 40-year-fight for Basque independence "will continue" if the Spanish government doesn't offer "an adequate response to the root of the problem."
The suspected leader of the Basque separatist group ETA was arrested late Tuesday in southern France in an operation that has also netted five other suspects, Spain's Interior Minister said Wednesday
A car bomb explosion at a civil guard barracks in northern Spain killed a guard member and wounded four others Wednesday, a Basque regional police spokeswoman told CNN.
Three bombs blamed by police on Basque separatist group ETA exploded early Thursday in northern Spain's Basque region, causing damage but no reports of casualties.
Two bombs exploded overnight in northern Spain's Basque country, though there were no reports of casualties.
Luxembourg cyclist Kim Kirchen claimed the biggest win of his career with victory in pouring rain in the Fleche Wallonne classic race in Huy, Belgium, on Wednesday.
Tour de France champion Alberto Contador sealed victory in the Tour of Basque Country by winning the sixth and final stage, an individual time trial.
Spain's David Herrero of the Karpin team has won the 195km third stage of the Tour of the Basque Country between Erandio and Viana -- while Spain's Alberto Contador retained his overall lead.
Kim Kirchen of Luxembourg won the second stage and Alberto Contador kept the overall lead of the Tour of Basque Country race on Tuesday.
Spain's Alberto Contador took the 137-kilometer opening stage of the Tour of the Basque Country around the northern town of Legazpia on Monday.
The country's prime minister wins reelection with promises of unity, but the opposition's strong stance against his progressive agenda suggests otherwise
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Police arrested three Algerian men early Thursday in the northern Basque city of Vitoria on suspicion of promoting radical ideology among the Muslim community, the Basque regional government said in a statement.
A Spanish judge Friday suspended two leftist Basque political parties for their links to armed Basque separatist group ETA, barring their candidates from parliamentary elections next month, according to court documents seen by CNN.
Two ETA members arrested over the weekend were responsible for a fatal bombing at a Madrid airport in 2006, an attack which effectively ended the group's cease-fire, Spain's interior minister said Wednesday.
Spaniards rarely seem at a loss for words -- except when it comes to their national anthem. Though more than two centuries old, it has never had any lyrics.
A bomb wounded a local politician's bodyguard in the northern city of Bilbao on Tuesday, in an attack a senior Interior Ministry official blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA.
Police arrest 23 alleged political supporters of armed Basque separatist group ETA. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Analysis: The Prime Minister who promised peace by negotiating with a Basque terror group is left with egg on his face
German Jens Voigt came home alone on the 176-km stage four of the Tour of the Basque Country on Thursday.
Police have arrested eight suspected members or collaborators of the Basque separatist group ETA in northern Spain, a Spanish Interior Ministry spokesman says.
The Basque separatist group ETA claimed responsibility Tuesday for the Madrid airport bombing on Dec. 30 that killed two people, but ETA also insisted, in a statement to a Basque newspaper, that its 9-month-old cease-fire remained intact.
Police Thursday seized a vehicle and nearby explosives that were ready for "immediate" use as a car bomb, just six days after the Basque separatist group ETA broke a cease-fire with a massive car bomb at Madrid's airport, a Basque regional government official told CNN.
Spain has blamed a powerful bomb explosion Saturday at the country's busiest airport on Basque separatist group ETA, declaring it a violation of a nine-month cease-fire.
Spain's interior minister on Wednesday said the troubled peace process with the Basque separatist group ETA is in a "preliminary" phase, but he declined to confirm a newspaper's report alleging that the government had already held a significant first round of direct talks with ETA.
The Basque separatist group ETA is warning that the fledgling peace process is in "crisis" five months after ETA declared a cease-fire and said it "will respond" if Spain and France do not stop what it called "their attacks on Basque citizens."
Fabian Estoyanoff's 35 meter shot in the 33rd minute gave Uruguay a 1-0 victory over Northern Ireland 1-0 in a friendly international in East Rutherford.
Frenchman Thomas Voeckler edged out Germany's Jens Voigt in a duel for stage five of the Tour of the Basque Country from Vitoria to Zalla on Friday.
Thor Hushovd became the first Norwegian to win the Ghent-Wevelgem classic as he pipped Germany's David Kopp and Italian ace Alessandro Petacchi in a sprint finish to the Pro Tour event on Wednesday.
Last year's Tour of the Basque Country winner Danilo di Luca recognizes his chances of repeating his victory in the arduous six-day event are slim.
Basque separatist group ETA said Friday would mark the end of an era in Spain after it announced a "permanent" cease-fire.
The Basque separatist group ETA has been fighting for an independent Basque state in northern Spain since 1968.
The Basque separatist group ETA has declared a "permanent cease-fire" starting Friday, raising hopes for an end to 37 years of violence in which the group has been blamed for more than 800 deaths.
The Spanish government has dismissed a new statement from the Basque separatist group ETA, saying it does not meet expectations, a senior aide to Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero told CNN late Thursday.
Two homemade bombs exploded early Sunday at a French car dealership on the outskirts of the Basque capital of Vitoria, causing property damage but no injuries, a government spokesman said.
Bombs exploded early Tuesday at four courthouses in northern Spain, causing some property damage but no immediate reports of injuries, Spanish media reported.
A small bomb shook the northwest Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela Saturday, leaving glass shards scattered across a central plaza and prompting police to cordon off the area.
"At least one projectile" has exploded near a small airport in the northern city of Zaragoza after a warning call to a newspaper in the name of the Basque separatist group ETA alerted authorities to the attack, government officials told CNN.
The Spanish Parliament has overwhelmingly rejected a sovereignty plan for the troubled northern Basque region.
Five people were slightly wounded when seven bombs exploded in as many Spanish cities following warnings by Basque separatist group ETA, according to officials.
Eight people, including an American and a Frenchman, have been gored on the sixth day of the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
Russia's Denis Menchov of the Illes Balears team took the lead in the Tour of the Basque Country on Thursday after a perfectly timed attack to win the fourth stage.
Carlos Zarate produced a solo ride to give the Kelme team a second win in three days in the third stage of the Tour of the Basque Country.
Swiss rider Beat Zberg held off a fast-finishing pack to take the 180-km second stage of the Tour of the Basque Country at Zalla on Tuesday.
Spanish sprint specialist Alejandro Valverde powered his way to victory in the 139-km opening stage of the Tour of the Basque Country on Monday.
Spanish voters have started going to the polls Sunday to elect a new government amid controversy over the timing of the election in the wake of Thursday's terror attacks.
The underground group ETA has been committing acts of violence in its campaign for a separate Basque state in northern Spain since 1968.
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