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a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain

the language of the Basque people

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New Brunswick's public intervener Rene Basque was facing crucial and simultaneous deadlines on two separate issues before the Energy and Utilities Board when he discussed a deal on petroleum prices with Irving Oil Ltd.
POLITICANS from the peace process will travel to Spain in an attempt to broker an agreement between Basque separatists and the Spanish Government.
The capital of the French Basque country is part-French, part-Spanish, but with an atmosphere of its own.
ETA called on Basque "political and social actors" to reach agreements ensuring that the Basques could exercise a "right to decide" on "all political projects, including independence.
The government was left wing but, nevertheless, was supported by various communities which aspired to autonomy within Spain, such as the Catalans and the Basques.
Basques for Breast Cancer is on August 16 in the Lock Gallery, Canal Basin.
Analysts say Eta is losing support for its violent methods, although polls indicate a majority of Basques may still want independence from Spain.
There are hotly disputed, competing views about the future of what Basques call "Euzkadi," their historical homeland.
7 million Basques are eligible to vote for the 75-seat regional parliament and opinion polls indicate the Socialists are to make big gains.
of Nevada-Reno) examines the Basques under German occupation in the French province of Xiberoa in the western Pyrenees.
Basque speakers are called Euskaldunak, which means "possessors of Euskera," and those who learn the language later in life are called Euskaldun berriak, "new Basques.
In recent years, the Spanish government has negotiated with Batasuna, a banned political group considered the political arm of the ETA, over some form of autonomy for the Basques.
Basques enjoy a good amount of autonomy; they have their own police force, teach Euskera in schools and are allowed to levy taxes.
This will be a real tough match and with 40,000 Basques in there it will be one hell of an intimidating atmosphere.