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Colombian police die in clash with 'FARC dissidents'

Bogota - Two policemen were killed in a gunbattle in southern Colombia with alleged FARC dissidents, the defense minister said Tuesday.

Colombia's FARC suspends campaigning citing threats to candidates

Bogota - The former Colombian guerrilla group FARC suspended campaigns for political office Friday, citing a lack of security safeguards that have put its candidates at risk.

S.Sudan told to end 'nightmare' of war as new peace talks open

Addis Ababa - Another round of South Sudan peace talks began in Ethiopia on Monday, amid growing international impatience with the country's years-long war that has defied all efforts to end the conflict.

Philippine guerrilla chief held after peace talks scrapped

Manila - A senior Maoist guerrilla leader was arrested on the streets of Manila, Philippine security forces said Thursday, in the first swoop on the rebel leadership since President Rodrigo Duterte ended peace talks.

Colombia freezes peace talks with rebels after attacks

Bogota - Colombia's president on Monday froze peace negotiations with the ELN rebel group and ordered a stepped-up military response after weekend bomb attacks blamed on the guerrillas killed seven police officers.

Russia doing 'absolutely nothing' to end Ukraine conflict: US envoy

Kiev - Russia has done "absolutely nothing" to end the conflict in Ukraine and Washington is deeply disappointed with Moscow's lack of progress towards a peace deal, the US special envoy to Ukraine said Monday.

Mixed village in Cyprus buffer zone looks to offer hope

Pyla - Two village leaders, a mosque, Orthodox churches and the UN: welcome to Pyla, one of the few places on the divided island of Cyprus where Greek and Turkish Cypriots live side by side.

Colombia president suspends ceasefire talks over rebel attacks

Bogota - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced that he had suspended peace talks with National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels in response to what he said were guerrilla attacks earlier Wednesday.

UN's Guterres issues year-end 'red alert' for a world divided

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday issued a year-end "red alert" to a world he said faces the perils of inequality, nationalism, xenophobia and possibly even nuclear war unless it works to resolve its differences.

ELN pledges to keep up Colombia peace talks even if ceasefire ends

Bogota - Colombia's last rebel group, the ELN, promised Friday it would continue negotiating a peace deal with the government even beyond a temporary ceasefire due to end January 9.

UN vote a setback but US key to Mideast peace hopes

Washington - Washington's latest overwhelming defeat at the United Nations may have been an embarrassment, but any claim it has lost its role as Middle East peace mediator will likely prove premature.

South Sudan warring parties agree ceasefire: AU chair

Addis Ababa - South Sudan's government and several armed groups on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire from December 24, the latest push to end a devastating four year war in the country."This is an encouraging first step.

Santos names ex-VP as chief negotiator with Colombia rebels

Bogota - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday named a former vice president as chief negotiator in peace talks with rebels from the National Liberation Army (ELN).

Nobel-winning Hiroshima survivor laments nuclear 'insanity'

Oslo - Setsuko Thurlow, 85, was 13 years old when she was rescued from the ruins of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.

Nobel Peace Prize winners warn nuclear war is 'a tantrum away'

Oslo - Mankind's destruction caused by a nuclear war is just one "impulsive tantrum away", the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), warned on Sunday as the United States and North Korea exchange threa...

Nobel peace laureates urge US, NKorea to de-escalate nuclear threats

Oslo - Representatives of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on Saturday called on the US and North Korea to reduce tensions and end the "urgent threat" posed by weapons of mass destruction.

Norway populist's Nobel committee bid appears blocked

Oslo - A controversial former leader of Norway's anti-immigration party on Thursday saw his chances of joining the committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize fade, due to other parties' opposition.

On Jerusalem, Trump obeys will of US people: Tillerson

Vienna - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that, in recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, President Donald Trump was obeying the will of the American people.

Abolishing nuclear arms could go 'really quickly': Nobel winner

Geneva - Anti-nuclear campaigners preparing to receive the Nobel Peace Prize next weekend expect a new treaty banning nuclear weapons to help quickly consign the bomb to history.

Duterte declares Philippine communist rebels 'terrorists'

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Tuesday declared communist rebels "terrorists", his spokesman said, weeks after cancelling peace talks with groups waging one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.

Colombia's chief negotiator with rebels steps down

Bogota - The Colombian government's chief peace negotiator with the country's last rebel group said Monday he will step down in January when a ceasefire with ELN guerrillas comes to an end.

Syria peace talks in Geneva extended until December 15

Geneva - Negotiations in Geneva aimed at ending Syria's devastating civil war have started in a "professional and serious" atmosphere and will be extended another two weeks, the UN mediator said Thursday.

UN calls for 'real progress' at Syria peace talks

Geneva - Difficult negotiations on ending the devastating civil war in Syria began in earnest in Geneva on Wednesday after a government delegation arrived, with the UN mediator urging all sides to aim for "real progress".

In Ireland, Brexit border risk awakens ghosts of the Troubles

Belfast - During the worst of the Troubles, this wedge of north Belfast was "Murder Mile", a neighbourhood which crystalized the Northern Ireland conflict pitting Catholic nationalists against Protestant loyalists.

Philippines' Duterte tells Muslims he will correct 'historical injustice'

Sultan Kudarat - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to correct "historical injustice" in a speech to Filipino Muslim rebels on Monday as his government seeks to reignite a stalled peace process in the nation's troubled south.

Syria opposition picks head of unified delegation for peace talks

Riyadh - Syria's opposition on Friday selected a chief negotiator for a unified delegation to next week's UN-brokered peace talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Geneva.

Palestinian office in US to remain open: official

Washington - The Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington can remain open to discuss peace with Israel and may be able to resume full operations soon, the State Department said Friday.

Colombia marks anniversary of FARC deal as optimism wanes

Bogota - Colombia on Friday marked a year since the signing of a landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, which President Juan Manuel Santos said had saved thousands of lives.

Colombia's minorities still face armed conflict: Amnesty

Bogota - Colombia's landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels was supposed to mean peace for all -- but it has made little difference to indigenous and Afro-Colombian minorities, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Syria opposition meets in Riyadh under pressure to compromise

Riyadh - Syrian opposition figures met in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday in a bid to form an overhauled delegation to peace talks that analysts say may be more willing to compromise on key demands.
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