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# eta - Last year 2021

Ireland to raise concerns over UK plans for non-Irish EU citizens to need visa to cross NI border
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ireland to raise concerns over UK plans for non-Irish EU citizens to need visa to cross NI border

Dec 9th 2021, 3:42 PM 24,498 Views 71 Comments

The Nationality and Borders Bill is currently going through the House of Commons.

# eta - All time

Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides

Nov 4th 2020, 2:27 PM 5,540 Views 3 Comments

The storm has weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that battered the coast.

Ex-ETA boss, Anboto, sentenced to 122 years for ordering soldier's murder
# Basque Separatist
# Basque Separatist

Ex-ETA boss, Anboto, sentenced to 122 years for ordering soldier's murder

Jul 24th 2020, 10:36 PM 24,297 Views 23 Comments

Anboto was handed over on a European warrant in connection with the murder of Luciano Cortizo Alonso who died in a car bomb attack.

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run

May 16th 2019, 9:09 AM 14,652 Views 38 Comments

ETA disbanded in 2018.

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference
# Reconciliation
# Reconciliation

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference

May 4th 2018, 12:47 PM 17,355 Views 91 Comments

The former Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a Basque peace conference today.

Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence
# Guns Down
# Guns Down

Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence

May 3rd 2018, 7:17 AM 9,914 Views 16 Comments

ETA waged a relentless campaign of killings and kidnappings in its fight for an independent Basque homeland.

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused
# Lo Siento
# Lo Siento

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused

Apr 20th 2018, 8:12 AM 9,432 Views 17 Comments

The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution.

Ireland 2040: Grand designs but which of these projects can we expect to see first?
# ETA
# ETA

Ireland 2040: Grand designs but which of these projects can we expect to see first?

Feb 17th 2018, 9:15 AM 27,529 Views 55 Comments

Inclusion in the big launch yesterday does not necessarily mean all projects will be realised this year – or even this decade.

Basque separatists ETA hand over weapons and completely disarm
# Decommissioning
# Decommissioning

Basque separatists ETA hand over weapons and completely disarm

Apr 8th 2017, 11:41 AM 12,307 Views 16 Comments

ETA says its initiative will bring the final curtain down on a decades-long armed campaign.

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast
# ETA
# ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Jun 24th 2014, 1:41 PM 6,661 Views 6 Comments

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'
# Basque
# Basque

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'

Mar 1st 2014, 2:53 PM 5,233 Views 43 Comments

A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.

ETA hand over cache of weapons ahead of potential disarmament
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

ETA hand over cache of weapons ahead of potential disarmament

Feb 23rd 2014, 2:21 PM 6,411 Views 77 Comments

International monitors have given evidence of the handover but the Spansih Government does not recognise their work.

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration

Jan 11th 2014, 6:57 PM 10,526 Views 18 Comments

A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.

Suspected ETA chief Javier Lopez Pena dies in Paris hospital
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Suspected ETA chief Javier Lopez Pena dies in Paris hospital

Mar 30th 2013, 7:31 PM 9,363 Views 25 Comments

The 54-year-old reportedly suffered a stroke.

Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'
# Basque
# Basque

Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'

Nov 25th 2012, 2:30 PM 5,585 Views 14 Comments

The armed Basque separatist group had said it was willing to speak to the government about a dissolution.

ETA says it’s ready to disband if certain conditions are met
# ETA
# ETA

ETA says it’s ready to disband if certain conditions are met

Nov 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,199 Views 4 Comments

The armed Basque separatist group has issued a statement saying it wants to bring home some of its prisoners.

Spain goes to polls in two crucial local elections
# Spain
# Spain

Spain goes to polls in two crucial local elections

Oct 21st 2012, 12:36 PM 2,455 Views 1 Comment

Elections are taking place in the Basque Country – the first since ETA renounced violence – and Mariano Rajoy’s home area of Galicia.

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
# Basque
# Basque

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country

Jan 30th 2012, 1:00 PM 3,926 Views 61 Comments

The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,263 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

No talks with ETA following ceasefire, says Spain
# ETA
# ETA

No talks with ETA following ceasefire, says Spain

Oct 21st 2011, 4:34 PM 180 Views 3 Comments

The Basque separatist group ETA announced that it would lay down its arms yesterday – but the Spanish government has ruled out talks.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 20th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,811 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…

Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict
# Basque
# Basque

Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict

Oct 20th 2011, 6:34 PM 419 Views 13 Comments

Basque separatist group Eta has called a definitive cessation to its armed campaign.

Adams and Ahern in Spain for talks on Basque separatism
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Adams and Ahern in Spain for talks on Basque separatism

Oct 17th 2011, 12:07 PM 561 Views 5 Comments

Bertie Ahern and Gerry Adams hope their experience in the North’s peace process can be used for good in the Basque Country.

Adams, Ahern travel to Spain for Basque peace talks
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

Adams, Ahern travel to Spain for Basque peace talks

Oct 16th 2011, 1:53 PM 796 Views 18 Comments

Bertie Aherne and Gerry Adams will join Kofi Annan in Spain to try and broker peace talks between the Spanish government and Basque separatists.

Basque separatist group Eta declares permanent ceasefire
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Basque separatist group Eta declares permanent ceasefire

Jan 10th 2011, 12:32 PM 263 Views 0 Comments

The separatist group has vowed to abandoned its violent campaign for independence and engage in peaceful dialogue.

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government
# Mediation
# Mediation

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government

Sep 20th 2010, 8:43 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

John Hume has said that he has retired from active political life.

Eta ceasefire ‘insufficient’ says Spanish government
# ETA
# ETA

Eta ceasefire ‘insufficient’ says Spanish government

Sep 6th 2010, 11:53 AM 432 Views 0 Comments

Spanish interior minister says government need Eta to renounce violence before negotiation can begin.

Basque separatists ETA announce ceasefire and seek peace talks
# Spain
# Spain

Basque separatists ETA announce ceasefire and seek peace talks

Sep 5th 2010, 12:18 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

The group says in a new video that it is committed to a ‘democratic solution’ on securing Basque independence.