Keyword: ETA

Leader of Eta Basque rebels arrested in France

In joint French-Spanish police operation, Josu Ternera - who was on run for 17 years - was arrested in French Alps.

ETA disarms: French police find 3.5 tonnes of weapons

Caches included 3 tonnes of explosives and thousands of rounds of ammunition says group which mediated between ETA and French authorities.

Basque separatist group ETA hands over weapons in France

Group gives French authorities information on location of arms caches as part of promise to give up all remaining arms by Saturday April 8th.

France accused of sabotaging ETA peace efforts with arrests

Activists say arrest of five people in French Basque Country was a political move to prevent the destruction of part of the organisation's arsenal.

Basque separatist ETA leader arrested in France

Mikel Irastorza, aged 41, who has been on the run since 2008, was detained in a house in Ascain, a village near the Pyrénées mountains.

Trial opens in Paris of Basque separatists charged with policeman's murder

Two of six members of ETA are accused of officer's murder, the others with theft and kidnapping, after a gun battle with Paris police in 2010.

Two ETA political leaders arrested in southern France

French officials said Iratxe Sorzabal had been wanted for 'at least 10 years' while David Pla had been sought by police since 2011.

Two suspected ETA members jailed in France

One of the men, arrested near the south-west town of Bayonne, is wanted in connection with the shooting in 2010 of a French policeman.

French police arrest six ETA suspects

Interior minister Manuel Valls said five of the six suspected members of the Basque separatist group arrested were on the 'most wanted' list.

Pair arrested in France includes 'ETA killer squads chief'

Woman arrested with her boyfriend in Macon is described as leader of the ETA Basque terrorist movement's killer squads.

France arrests ETA commander and alleged accomplice

The military leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France along with an alleged accomplice, Spanish officials say.