Spaniards are savoring the prospect of an end to ETA's Basque separatist terrorism. Basques have increasingly rejected the armed struggle of ETA, while still supporting other pro-independence groups.
The Basque militant group ETA, which has fought a separatist battle against both Spain and France, announced that it was laying down its arms after a lengthy campaign that has killed nearly 900 people.
Spain's Socialist Party did not win a single province in Sunday's regional and municipal elections. Many were surprised by the depth of voter dissatisfaction.
A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.