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.
A new pro-independence Basque political party that says it rejects the violence of the armed Basque separatist group ETA on Wednesday presented its bylaws to the Spanish government, hoping it will be able to field candidates in local elections next May.
Leaders of the outlawed Batasuna party on Monday publicly rejected the violence of the armed Basque separatist group ETA and said they intend to run candidates in the May 22 municipal elections in Spain.
Police arrested a suspected top computer programmer for the Basque separatist group ETA in France Tuesday, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.
Basque separatists declare an end to violence, but the Spanish government isn't buying it. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
The Basque separatist group ETA said Monday it was declaring a permanent cease-fire.
Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero suffered a political reversal on Sunday when his party sank in elections in the powerful northeast region of Catalonia, around Barcelona.
Embattled Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, trailing in the polls and squeezed by an economic downturn, announced a broad cabinet shuffle on Wednesday, bringing in new deputy prime minister and a new foreign minister.
The armed Basque separatist group ETA on Sunday offered to meet with international mediators to discuss ways to end decades of violence, according to a statement issued two weeks after the group declared a unilateral 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.
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams explains why ETA's cease-fire signifies a political change.
The Basque separatist group ETA declares a cease-fire, but Spain is skeptical. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
The Basque separatist group ETA's cease-fire statement is insufficient, Spain's interior minister said Monday.
The basque separatist group ETA, blamed for hundreds of deaths in Spain and France, is declaring a new cease-fire.
The Basque separatist group ETA released a cease-fire statement Sunday to various media, including the Basque newspaper Gara, where it typically releases information.
A French police officer has died in a shootout with suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA near Paris, the Spanish Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
Police arrested the suspected top leader of the Basque separatist group ETA early Sunday along with two other senior suspects from the outlawed armed group, Spain's Interior Ministry said.
Police arrested a suspected member of the Basque separatist group ETA Tuesday on a train in northern Spain, saying he was carrying a revolver and five forged identity documents.
Police in Portugal this week seized more than 3,000 pounds of explosives from a house used by the Basque separatist group ETA, the Spanish Interior Ministry said Saturday.
The Basque separatist group ETA plotted to kill Spain's prime minister three times in 2001 but a shoulder-fired missile that apparently was to be aimed at his aircraft repeatedly malfunctioned, a Spanish judge concluded Tuesday.
Police early Tuesday arrested 34 people suspected of belonging to the leadership of a youth wing of the outlawed Basque separatist group ETA, Spain's Interior Ministry said in a statement.
Police in France Monday arrested the suspected chief of the political apparatus of the Basque separatist group ETA, along with another suspect, Spanish Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said.
Spanish police arrested a well-known Basque politician linked to the armed Basque separatist group ETA on Tuesday, along with nine suspected collaborators, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
CNN's Al Goodman looks at ETA's decades-long struggle for Basque independence.
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.
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.
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.
Spanish police arrested four suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA on Tuesday, just a week after group's alleged new military chief and five other ETA suspects were detained, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
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 Spanish court on Wednesday convicted 21 people, ruling that their work on behalf of prisoners from the Basque separatist group ETA actually went deeper, with secretive links to the armed separatists themselves.
Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday outlawed a leftist political party for its links to the Basque separatist group ETA, and ordered its immediate dissolution.
French police arrested two suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA, just days after Spanish Civil Guards arrested nine suspects, Spain's Interior Ministry said, according to CNN partner station CNN Plus.
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."
King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero open a new session of the Spanish parliament.
Spanish voters re-elect Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero as their prime minister. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Spanish Prime Minister-elect Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero won an investiture vote in parliament Friday to formally begin a second term in office, two days after losing his investiture bid on the first ballot.
Spain's governing Socialists were on Monday seeking the support of smaller parties after an election that left the country deeply divided politically.
As Spain votes in a general election, CNN's Madrid Bureau Chief Al Goodman gives his analysis.
The Basque separatist group ETA is blamed for killing a politician just before elections. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
The murder in Basque country is a tragic parallel to the eve of the 2004 elections, when terror also struck the country. But how will it affect the vote?
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.
A second member of the Spanish Civil Guard who had been in a coma since being shot in the head Saturday -- allegedly by members of the Basque separatist group ETA -- died Wednesday, a Spanish Interior Ministry spokeswoman has told CNN
CNN's Harris Whitbeck looks at Venezuela-Spain relations, now that its nations' leaders have gotten personal.
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.
Four alleged members of Basque separatist group ETA were arrested Saturday in France, Spanish Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said.
French police arrested the suspected logistics chief of the Basque separatist group ETA and two of his accomplices Thursday, raising to 22 the number of ETA suspects detained in France and Spain since last month, when ETA ended its cease-fire, Spain's Interior Ministry said in a statement.
Saudi King Abdullah was due to arrive in Spain on Monday, his first trip to a Western country since he ascended to the throne two years ago.
Police arrested three suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA early Thursday in France, the first such detentions since ETA announced in Spain the end of its long cease-fire on Tuesday, Spain's Interior Ministry said in a statement.
The Basque separatist group ETA called off its cease-fire on Tuesday, saying the government was not committed to ending the nearly 40-year conflict
Basque separatist group ETA called off a unilateral cease-fire it declared more than a year ago, a statement published in a Basque newspaper said on Tuesday.
Police arrested three suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA in southern France on Tuesday, acting on a Spanish judge's arrest warrant, Spain's Interior Ministry said in a statement.
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.
Rescue workers Wednesday found the remains of a man in the rubble of last weekend's Madrid airport blast, making him the first fatality in more than three years in an attack by the Basque separatist group ETA, the Interior Ministry 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."
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said the government will hold talks to secure a lasting peace with the Basque separatist group ETA.
Spain's prime minister says the government is ready to start peace talks with ETA, the strongest indication so far that he believes the Basque separatist group's "permanent" cease-fire declared two months ago is indeed holding.
Spain's National Court has sentenced a politician linked to the Basque separatist group ETA to 15 months in prison for glorifying terrorism.
Spain's prime minister says a new police report indicates that the Basque separatist group ETA is sticking to its cease-fire declared last month.
Three leaders of Batasuna, widely considered to be the political wing of the Basque separatist group ETA, paid $780,000 in bail Friday and left jail, where they were sent last month on charges of inciting violence.
Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero announced Friday that Defense Minister Jose Bono would leave his post and be replaced by Interior Minister Jose Antonio Alonso.
A Spanish judge late Wednesday ordered a politician linked to the Basque separatist group ETA jailed on charges of inciting violence, a court official said.
Spain's prime minister and the opposition leader on Tuesday held their first face-to-face talks on the Basque separatist group ETA's declaration of a "permanent" cease-fire last week.
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 small bombs exploded on major Spanish highways west and south of Madrid Friday afternoon after a warning call was made in the name of the Basque separatist group ETA.
Explosives packed in a small truck detonated Wednesday morning in Madrid after a warning call in the name of the Basque separatist group ETA.
U.S. officials are playing down a Spanish newspaper report that Spanish authorities had uncovered a terrorist plot to attack New York's Grand Central Station.
Basque separatists claimed responsibility for a powerful car bomb attack near Madrid's convention center hours before Spain's king and queen and the visiting Mexican president were to inaugurate an international art fair.
The Spanish Parliament has overwhelmingly rejected a sovereignty plan for the troubled northern Basque region.
Video of one of the train stations hit in the Madrid train bombings plus video of hooded figures who claim responsibility for the blasts has been shown on two Spanish television networks.
Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, who was in power last March 11 when terrorist bombs blew apart four Madrid commuter trains and killed 191 people, will be called to testify at a parliamentary commission investigating the attacks.
Spain's cabinet has agreed to send nearly 900 more troops to Afghanistan, boosting its current small contingent there to more than 1,000 ahead of the country's elections.
The United States and Spain are seeking to repair their relationship in the wake of the new Spanish government's decision to remove its troops from Iraq.
Spain's 16 new Cabinet members were sworn in Sunday, one day after Socialist Party leader Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero formally took office as prime minister.
Socialist Party leader Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has been sworn in as Spain's prime minister.
Socialist Party leader Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has won a parliamentary vote to become the Spanish prime minister.
Prime Minister-elect Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has pledged not to give in to terrorists, bristling at the notion that the Spanish are "cowards" when it comes to facing terrorism.
A spokesman for Spain's newly elected Socialist Party dismissed a request from Basque separatist group ETA to negotiate without surrendering its weapons.
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.
Spanish officials are blaming the Basque separatist group ETA for a series of devastating explosions in Madrid that killed at least 190 people. Both the European Union and the United States regard ETA as a terrorist organization.
The underground group ETA has been committing acts of violence in its campaign for a separate Basque state in northern Spain since 1968.
Spanish government officials have pinned the blame on the Basque separatist group ETA for Thursday's blasts in Madrid that killed at least 192 people, but investigators were also exploring a lead with Arabic and Islamic links.
The Basque separatist group ETA has provoked a political storm by declaring a limited cease-fire ahead of next month's Spanish general elections.
Spain's prime minister has fended off questions into the leaking of an intelligence report on a meeting between an opposition politician and the Basque separatist group ETA.
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