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US claim “Hezbollah storing explosives in Europe” goes viral but EU countries’ refutations largely ignored

[AP News, FR24 News] “Militant group Hezbollah has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in several European…

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State Terrorism: CIA files indicate Spain’s involvement in anti-ETA death squads, extent of PM’s knowledge questioned

[The Irish Times] “Former Spanish prime minister Felipe González is under scrutiny following the publication of CIA documents which appear…

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Trump-linked US Christian ‘fundamentalists’ pour millions of ‘dark money’ into boosting Europe’s far right

[openDemocracy] “US Christian right ‘fundamentalists’ linked to the Trump administration and Steve Bannon are among a dozen American groups that…

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Basque militant group ETA announced its dissolution – Timeline of events

[AP News] “The Basque militant group ETA on Wednesday announced its dissolution in a much-awaited declaration that marked the end…

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Spain: Ex-hitman for state-sponsored anti-ETA death squad arrested for ISIS plot

[The Irish Times] “A former hitman for Spain’s infamous 1980s state-sponsored death squads has been arrested on suspicion of planning…

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Documentary Film: Post-war Japan, Asian Financial Crisis, IMF, Central Banks, the EU, and enforced reforms

[Richard Werner] Director: Michael OswaldWriter: Michael Oswald (screenplay)Stars: Andrew Piper, Richard Werner, Noriko Yamagiwa “Michael Oswald’s film “Princes of the…

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Former French envoy denies Spanish PM Gonzalez connected to anti-ETA death-squads

[The Independent] After recent accusations, “Felipe Gonzalez received strong support yesterday from the former French ambassador to Madrid, who said…

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Basque separatist group ETA to disband – Key facts

[REUTERS] “Basque separatist group ETA, responsible for decades of violence in Spain and France, Thursday announced it would permanently disband.”…

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Two suspects in the 11 March Madrid train bombings were police informants

[BBC] “The Spanish interior ministry says it is investigating reports that two suspects in the 11 March Madrid train bombings…