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2006-07-07 18:17:09

By Jane Barrett VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) - Thousands of pilgrims from around the world crowded into Valencia to welcome Pope Benedict to a family fiesta on Saturday but the mood was torn between celebration and sadness after this week's train crash.

2006-07-06 13:35:28

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Chief Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani met European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana on Thursday and said Tehran was serious about pursuing nuclear talks with the EU.

2006-06-29 07:43:34

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Group of Eight industrialized nations said on Thursday it wanted a "clear and substantive" reply from Iran next week to a major power offer over Tehran's nuclear programs. "We are disappointed in the absence of an official Iranian response to the positive proposal.

2006-06-11 14:32:09

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero says he will begin peace talks with Basque armed separatists ETA this month, despite opposition protests against negotiations.

2006-06-06 16:33:16

By Steve Holland LAREDO, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Tuesday he was encouraged by Iran's initial response to a U.S.-backed incentives package to give up its nuclear weapons ambitions, but time would tell if the Iranians were serious.

2006-05-28 00:29:48

By Jason Webb MADRID (Reuters) - Along with stone lifting and all-male cooking clubs, hearty traditions in Spain's Basque Country include violent rampages by "the puppies of ETA" -- young supporters of the separatist guerrilla group.

2006-04-11 07:47:51

By Ben Harding MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Tuesday charged 29 people for their roles in the deadly 2004 Madrid train bombings, paving the way for one of Europe's biggest terrorism trials.

2006-04-09 05:59:13

Corrects number of days in 12th paragraph "three

2006-04-09 05:38:03

By Joe Ortiz MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish judge is expected to charge about 30 people with involvement in the 2004 Madrid train bombings on Monday, completing a two-year investigation into attacks which left 191 people dead.

2006-03-26 08:25:16

MADRID (Reuters) - Most Spaniards favor talks with the Basque separatist group ETA now that it has declared a permanent cease-fire -- but only to discuss disarmament, not self-determination, an opinion poll indicated on Sunday.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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