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.
Queen Elizabeth II's expression of sympathy for those who suffered during the long, bloody conflict between Ireland and England does not go far enough, the head of the Irish republican Sinn Fein party said Thursday.
Leading American Muslims on Wednesday strongly criticized this week's planned congressional hearing into the alleged radicalization of members of their community, calling it an unfair attack on loyal citizens and a dangerous break from the traditional U.S. embrace of tolerance and pluralism.
Longtime Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams announced Sunday that he's leaving Northern Ireland politics to run for parliament in the Irish Republic, blasting what he called the current Irish government's "deeply damaging" economic policy.
The British soldiers who were killed in Northern Ireland over the weekend had already packed their bags for Afghanistan and changed into desert uniforms when they were shot, a top British military officer said Monday.
Hard-line Catholic and Protestant parties have won the bulk of seats decided so far in the election for a new legislative assembly in Northern Ireland, a vote designed to clear the way for creation of a new power-sharing local executive that can pull support from across the sectarian divide.
The murder and mutilation of a former official with Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein party, who was recently exposed as a spy, has cast a shadow over renewed efforts to bring lasting peace to the troubled region.
Northern Irish Nobel laureate David Trimble has lost his seat in the British parliament as his Ulster Unionist party, seen as one of the architects of the landmark 1998 Good Friday peace deal, was drubbed at the polls by hardline rivals.