Milestones

PERMANENT CEASE-FIRE DECLARED. By Basque terrorist group ETA; in a video communiqué sent to a Basque TV station in Spain. Founded in 1959, ETA has killed more than 850 people and kidnapped or injured hundreds of others in its independence campaign for the Basque region of Spain. After the March 2004 Islamic-terrorist attack in Madrid, support for its violent methods ebbed away. ETA previously announced an "indefinite" cease-fire in 1998, but resumed its attacks after peace talks broke down.

FREED. NORMAN KEMBER, 74, British peace activist; along with Canadians James Loney, 41, and Harmeet Singh Sooden, 32; after...

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