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By Gideon Long and Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID/SAN SEBASTIAN (Reuters) - A ceasefire declared by Basque separatists ETA came into force on Friday as politicians in Spain and throughout Europe urged the group to hand over its weapons and renounce violence for good.
By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - A U.S. security alert advising Americans of possible pre-election violence in Italy set off a storm of controversy on Thursday, with the center-left opposition saying it created a climate of fear.
By Julia Hayley MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish political leaders on Thursday demanded that ETA prove that it has abandoned violence before there can be talks on the separatist group's ceasefire in its campaign for independence for the Basque country.
By Julia Hayley MADRID (Reuters) - Spain greeted Basque guerrilla group ETA's declaration of a ceasefire with a blend of hope and skepticism on Thursday, and the government indicated its response would be slow and cautious.
By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - A U.S. security
By Julia Hayley MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government should take a hard line with ETA, analysts said on Thursday, a day after the Basque guerrilla group announced a ceasefire that has been greeted with widespread political and media skepticism.
By Jane Barrett and Elisabeth O'Leary MADRID/SAN SEBASTIAN (Reuters) - The Basque separatist group ETA declared a permanent ceasefire on Wednesday after almost four decades of attacks in Spain, potentially ending one of Western Europe's bloodiest guerrilla campaigns.
By Jane Barrett MADRID (Reuters) - Basque separatist group ETA on Wednesday declared a permanent ceasefire after almost four decades of bombings and shootings in Spain during its campaign for independence.
MADRID (Reuters) - A small incendiary device exploded at a bank cash machine in the city of Vitoria in Spain's Basque Country on Saturday night, injuring two people, police said on Sunday.
By Ben Harding and Emma Pinedo MADRID (Reuters) - Victims of ETA's campaign of violence led tens of thousands of protesters through Madrid on Saturday in a warning to Spain's Socialist government not to negotiate with the Basque separatist group.
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