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Peace Deal

Colombia's FARC Unanimously Approves Peace Deal With Government

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.23.2016 | World

YARI PLAINS, Colombia, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Colombia’s FARC rebel group voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government and form a new ...

A Curiously Timed Arrest In Florida Is Rocking Colombia

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.27.2016 | World

Just hours before Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced the landmark peace agreement that would end a half-century war with the FARC guerri...

2,000 Islamist Fighters Will Be Evacuated From Syria's Damascus: Report

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.25.2015 | World

BEIRUT, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Two thousand Syrian Islamist fighters are expected to be evacuated soon from besieged, rebel-held areas of southern Damascu...

Junketeers, Two-Timers, Clients or Naifs?

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

22 Democratic and 36 Republican members of Congress spent a full week of the August recess in Israel rather than among the constituents they were elected to serve.

Ten Years of Afghan War

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 12.07.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

October 7 marks the tenth anniversary of the beginning of U.S. war in Afghanistan. There is no certain end in sight for U.S. involvement, and concerns are growing over the United States' capacity to bring stability to the country and the region.

Pakistan: Swat Valley Locals Relieved With Sharia Peace

The Times Of India | Nandita Sengupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There was general merriment on the streets of Mingora, the valley's most important town, say activists based in Peshawar and Mingora. Not everybody su...

Darfur Insurgents Hit With Air Strikes

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Sudanese military has launched an air and ground assault on insurgents' positions in South Darfur, according to a rebel group. The Justice and ...