After fifty years of violence, Basque separatist group ETA say they acknowledge the pain they've caused and recognise Spain's criminal justice system. It's a highly symbolic step for the group and could strengthen peace talks with Spain.
Activists across the region occupied railway tracks, central streets and key motorways in protest against Madrid. One year on, Catalonia shows no sign of forgetting its quashed bid for independence.
A jihadist network spanning 17 prisons had attempted to radicalize inmates and establish a "prison front," according to authorities. Several of the inmates were due to be released, posing a potential security risk.
The Basque militant group ETA has decided to disband and end its "political initiative" after a 60-year campaign for independence from Spain. Spanish officials, however, said they would keep pursuing the "terrorists."
New Delhi has refused to engage in a dialogue with Islamabad until Pakistan ends its alleged support to militants in the disputed Kashmir region. The US has also piled pressure on Islamabad to act against jihadists.
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