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September 1, 1990 | Reuters
A bomb sank a Spanish naval patrol boat anchored in San Sebastian harbor Friday in the second bombing incident in the city in less than 24 hours. Police said no one was injured in the blast on the 30-foot boat, which had been evacuated after Red Cross officials received an anonymous early morning warning by telephone. Explosives experts rushed to the scene, but the bomb went off before they arrived. Police did not know the size of the bomb.
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September 1, 1990 | Reuters
A bomb sank a Spanish naval patrol boat anchored in San Sebastian harbor Friday in the second bombing incident in the city in less than 24 hours. Police said no one was injured in the blast on the 30-foot boat, which had been evacuated after Red Cross officials received an anonymous early morning warning by telephone. Explosives experts rushed to the scene, but the bomb went off before they arrived. Police did not know the size of the bomb.
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December 29, 1989 | Reuters
Two Civil Guardsmen were killed in a machine-gun attack by suspected leftists in the northern Spanish city of Gijon on Thursday, police said. Police said they suspected the leftist group GRAPO (October 1st Anti-Fascist Resistance Groups), which Wednesday claimed responsibility for separate attacks on two army officers two weeks ago.
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December 29, 1989 | Reuters
Two Civil Guardsmen were killed in a machine-gun attack by suspected leftists in the northern Spanish city of Gijon on Thursday, police said. Police said they suspected the leftist group GRAPO (October 1st Anti-Fascist Resistance Groups), which Wednesday claimed responsibility for separate attacks on two army officers two weeks ago.
NEWS
January 11, 1987
The crash of a Spanish air force transport plane in Equatorial Guinea on Jan. 2, in which 22 people were killed, was caused by engine failure, Spanish experts said. An air force spokesman said investigators sent to the former Spanish West African colony found that the plane crashed after the right engine cut out following takeoff from the coastal town of Bata.
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May 18, 1987 | United Press International
Suspected Basque guerrillas exploded car bombs outside three security forces headquarters Sunday, killing an elderly woman and injuring nine people in the first fatal terrorist attack in the Spanish capital in 10 months. The bombs went off within five minutes of each other at about 5:25 a.m. outside navy, air force and paramilitary civil guard headquarters, all within a two-mile radius in downtown Madrid.
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January 31, 1987 | From Reuters
A car bomb believed to have been triggered by Basque guerrillas blew up a military bus Friday, killing an army major and the civilian driver and wounding 39 people, police said. A car containing an estimated 200 pounds of explosives went off in the city center when the bus, carrying instructors to the Zaragoza Military Academy, drove by in the morning rush hour.
NEWS
October 28, 1989 | STEPHEN BROWN, REUTER
Every year nearly a quarter of a million young Spanish men abandon their families, jobs and homes for 12 months of obligatory military service on a wage of $8 a month. Popularly called the "mili," it is the lot of most young men in Western Europe, except in Britain, Ireland and Luxembourg. In Eastern Europe it can last up to three years.
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October 10, 1992 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seasons change. A gigantic national celebration of Spain's historic and democratic accomplishments is ending here, overtaken almost overnight by vexing questions about the Spanish future. "It was a big fiesta, but now the accounts are coming due, and as usual it is the everyday people who are asked to pay," said Maruja Torres, a naysaying columnist at the newspaper El Pais.
OPINION
July 10, 1994 | Walter Russell Mead, Walter Russell Mead, a contributing editor to Opinion, is author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition" (Houghton Mifflin). He just returned from a monthlong stay in southern Africa
"Out of Africa," said the ancient Romans, "there is always something new." Recently, the news from Africa has been almost all bad. Famines in Ethiopia, genocide in Rwanda; chaos in Somalia and AIDS spread ing everywhere. At times, it seems that all of Africa south of the Sahara is headed toward a catastrophe of unimaginable proportions.
NEWS
October 28, 1989 | STEPHEN BROWN, REUTER
Every year nearly a quarter of a million young Spanish men abandon their families, jobs and homes for 12 months of obligatory military service on a wage of $8 a month. Popularly called the "mili," it is the lot of most young men in Western Europe, except in Britain, Ireland and Luxembourg. In Eastern Europe it can last up to three years.
NEWS
May 18, 1987 | United Press International
Suspected Basque guerrillas exploded car bombs outside three security forces headquarters Sunday, killing an elderly woman and injuring nine people in the first fatal terrorist attack in the Spanish capital in 10 months. The bombs went off within five minutes of each other at about 5:25 a.m. outside navy, air force and paramilitary civil guard headquarters, all within a two-mile radius in downtown Madrid.
NEWS
January 31, 1987 | From Reuters
A car bomb believed to have been triggered by Basque guerrillas blew up a military bus Friday, killing an army major and the civilian driver and wounding 39 people, police said. A car containing an estimated 200 pounds of explosives went off in the city center when the bus, carrying instructors to the Zaragoza Military Academy, drove by in the morning rush hour.
NEWS
January 11, 1987
The crash of a Spanish air force transport plane in Equatorial Guinea on Jan. 2, in which 22 people were killed, was caused by engine failure, Spanish experts said. An air force spokesman said investigators sent to the former Spanish West African colony found that the plane crashed after the right engine cut out following takeoff from the coastal town of Bata.
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