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1. 2017-11-03 Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont Madrid
2017-11-02 Protests as ex-ministers held in Spanish custody
3. 2017-10-16 Two Catalan separatists in Spanish custody Barcelona
E. 2017-07-27 Russian cybercriminals arrested in Europe Spain
F. 2016-02-07 Spain breaks up 'IS jihadist cell' Valencia, Spain
G. 2015-12-12 Farc rebels 'abortions nurse' arrested in Spain Madrid
7. 2014-11-24 Three priests, teacher arrested in sex abuse case Granada, Spain
I. 2014-06-16 Spain arrests eight in 'ISIS cell' Madrid

Spain issues warrant for Puigdemont Map of Madrid
Catalan ex-President turns himself in to Belgian authorities Map of Brussels

year 2017 Top ^

  Brussels: Carles Puigdemont and four other Catalan officials sought by Spanish authorities turned themselves in to Belgian police
  Madrid: A Spanish judge has issued European Arrest Warrants (EAW) for sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his allies who went to Belgium

  Barcelona: Thousands of Catalans have protested against the detention of eight regional ministers sacked over Catalonia's push for independence from Spain
Oct.16 Two Catalan separatists in Spanish custody
  Barcelona: A Spanish judge has remanded Jordi Sánchez, who heads the Catalan National Assembly, and Jordi Cuixart, leader of Omnium Cultural in jail
Jul.27   Russian cybercriminals arrested in Europe  Five alleged Russian cybercriminals have been arrested across Europe in American-initiated operations in the past nine months

year 2016 Top ^

Feb.7   Spain breaks up 'IS jihadist cell'
Map of Valencia Spain  Spanish police have arrested seven people with suspected links to so-called Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups, officials say.

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.12   Farc rebels 'abortions nurse' arrested in Spain
Map of Madrid  Madrid: Spanish police have arrested a man accused of performing more than 100 forced abortions on women fighters with Colombia's largest rebel group

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.24 Three priests, teacher arrested in sex abuse case
Map of Granada Spain  A young man written a letter to the Vatican. Spanish police arrested three Catholic priests and a religion teacher on suspicion of abusing a minor, Jun.16   Spain arrests eight in 'ISIS cell'   Madrid: Spanish police say they have detained eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria and Iraq

year 2013 Top ^

Aug.10   'Human trafficking ring' broken up
  Barcelona: Dozens of suspected people-traffickers have been arrested in Spain and France, suspected of smuggling Chinese migrants into Europe and US Jul.26 Train crash driver formally held   Francisco Jose Garzon Amo, the driver of a train that derailed on Wednesday killing 78 people, has been formally detained, Spanish police sa... Apr.23   Suspected terrorists arrested in Spain   Spanish police arrested two suspected terrorists with apparent links to an al Qaeda-affiliated group. They had no indication of an imminent ... Feb.9 Moroccan terror suspect held in Spain   Mohamed Echaabi, suspected of being an Islamic terrorist, has been arrested by Spanish police in Valencia

year 2012 Top ^

Aug.2   Three al Qaeda suspects held in Spain   'One of the biggest operations against al Qaeda in Spain,' Spanish Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz sai

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.1   Spain arrests 7 suspected extremists  Spanish authorities arrested seven alleged Islamist extremists who dealt in providing stolen travel documents to terrorist groups Sep.14   Spain arrests 9 with suspected ETA links  Basque: Spanish police arrested nine people for suspected links to the Basque separatist group, the first such detentions since ETA declared a cease... Aug.21 Terror suspect from Spain arrested   Belgium: Luis Maria Zengotitabengoa, an alleged member of the terrorist ETA group, was captured by Belgian police as he checked into a hotel Mar.15 69 members of Georgian-run mafia arrest  olice across Europe arrested 69 suspected members of a Georgian-run mafia, including 24 in Spain, which was leading the investigation

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.20 Wheelchair user arrested for smuggling   Madrid: A 92-year-old woman from Uruguay with cocaine strapped to her body flew all the way from Brazil before police arrested her at Madrid's airpo... Aug.6 ETA suspect seized over 1980s killings
Apr.18 France holds ETA 'military chief'. Southern France

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.4 Police seize Basque leaders
Map of Segura Spain  Spanish police have arrested the entire leadership of the banned Basque separatist party, Batasuna

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.8 Croatian fugitive general seized
Map of Canary Islands Spain
  Ante Gotovina, the third most-wanted suspect from the 1990s Balkan wars, was arrested in the Canary Islands

year 2004 Top ^

Jun.8   Key Madrid plotter held  Italy: The authorities have arrested three men in connection with the train bombings in March Apr.16 3 arrests in blasts

year 2001 Top ^

Mar.9   2 held over Basque blast  2 people have been arrested in connection with a car bomb attack

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