For more than 50 years, the Basque separatist group has waged a violent campaign for their own homeland. More than 800 dead, thousands of injured and even more frightened people. Now ETA is about to disarm.
Of course, the main concern in Syria's last opposition-held province is the trapped civilians. But the area is also a stronghold of radical jihadis, writes Rainer Hermann of the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
As Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump plan a second summit, Seoul has called for more progress in denuclearization talks. Despite agreeing to nuclear disarmament, there are few indications that Pyongyang is following through.
An anticipated Syrian government offensive against the jihadi hotbed of Idlib province threatens to draw in multiple foreign powers and unleash massive suffering. Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be displaced.
The Russian government is warning of a staged gas attack by Syrian rebels in Idlib. Experts doubt the validity of that information, however, and see the move as a telltale sign of desperation in Moscow.
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