Peace deal

Colombia, FARC rebels agree to revisit peace deal

The Colombian government and FARC rebels said Friday they have agreed to discuss "adjustments" to a contested peace deal and continue a bilateral ceasefire.

Oct 07, 2016, 23:58 PM IST

Colombia`s Santos meets rival in race to save peace deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday peace with the FARC rebels is "close," but his top opponent demanded an overhaul of a "weak" deal rejected by voters in a referendum.

Oct 06, 2016, 04:34 AM IST

Colombian president to meet rival over failed peace deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will meet his predecessor and top rival Alvaro Uribe on Wednesday to discuss salvaging the peace process with the FARC rebels, officials said.

Oct 05, 2016, 03:30 AM IST

Colombia says up to FARC whether to change peace deal

Colombia`s government said Tuesday that the FARC rebels must decide whether to renegotiate a peace deal that voters rejected in a referendum, throwing a four-year-old peace process into disarray.

Oct 05, 2016, 01:03 AM IST

UN discusses urging end to all military flights over Syria's Aleppo

The United Nations Security Council will begin negotiations on Monday on a draft resolution that urges Russia and the United States to ensure an immediate truce in Syria`s Aleppo and to "put an end to all military flights over the city."

Oct 04, 2016, 01:15 AM IST

Colombian government, FARC scramble to save peace deal

 The Colombian government and FARC rebels scrambled Monday to save a peace deal after voters narrowly rejected it in a referendum, throwing the four-year-old peace process into uncertainty.

Oct 04, 2016, 00:43 AM IST

Stunned Latin America exhorts Colombia to keep seeking peace

Latin America bemoaned Colombian voters` rejection of a peace deal with Marxist insurgents but regional leaders urged Bogota to keep pursing efforts to end the longest-running conflict in the Americas.

Oct 04, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

US welcomes Afghanistan's peace deal with Hizb-e-Islami

The deal with Hizb-e Islami, Afghanistan's second-biggest militant group, marks a symbolic victory for President Ashraf Ghani, who has struggled to revive peace talks with the more powerful Taliban.

Sep 23, 2016, 07:02 AM IST

Colombia peace deal to be signed late September

The signing ceremony for a peace deal that Colombia's government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) militant group finalised this week will take place late September.

Aug 28, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Colombia's FARC agrees to remove child soldiers from ranks

Among the terms that must be decided is how the children will be transitioned and reintegrated back into society.

May 16, 2016, 06:57 AM IST

UN pushes South Sudan to quickly form unity government

The United Nations on Tuesday pushed South Sudan`s rival sides to quickly form a new unity government after rebel leader Riek Machar returned to Juba and was sworn in as vice president.

Apr 26, 2016, 23:32 PM IST
Regime agrees to Syria peace deal but doubts persist

Regime agrees to Syria peace deal but doubts persist

The agreement, announced yesterday, does not apply to jihadists like the Islamic State group and Al-Nusra Front.

Feb 23, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

Mali leader denounces peace deal, wants fight against France

A jihadist leader in restive Mali has denounced a peace deal signed this year and called for further attacks against France.

Nov 17, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Colombia's Santos faced ''difficult moment'' in peace deal: NYT

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said a partial agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia almost didn`t happen when the FARC rebel group`s leader balked at the last minute to

Sep 27, 2015, 09:24 AM IST
Colombia-FARC peace deal `within six months`: President

Colombia-FARC peace deal `within six months`: President

The Colombian government and FARC rebels will sign a definitive peace deal within six months to end their half-century conflict, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday as the two sides announced a major breakthrough.

Sep 24, 2015, 05:29 AM IST

South Sudan president signs peace deal despite concerns

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan`s president signed a peace deal on Wednesday to end a 20-month conflict with rebels, but he told regional African leaders at the ceremony that he had "serious reservati

Aug 27, 2015, 01:24 AM IST

Myanmar rebels shouldn't sign peace deal in haste: Suu Kyi

Myanmar's opposition leader has warned armed ethnic minority groups not to rush into signing a nationwide ceasefire deal, a position that pits her against President Thein Sein, who has made reaching a deal before November's general election his top priority.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

US warns S Sudan President over refusal to sign peace deal

The United States urged South Sudan`s President Monday to sign a peace deal with rebels within two weeks to end 20 months of brutal civil war.

Aug 18, 2015, 05:50 AM IST
Mali`s Tuareg-led rebels sign landmark peace deal

Mali`s Tuareg-led rebels sign landmark peace deal

Mali`s Tuareg-led rebel alliance signed a landmark deal on Saturday to end years of unrest in a nation riven by ethnic divisions and in the grip of a jihadist insurgency.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:13 PM IST
Conflict-scarred Mali on cusp of peace deal

Conflict-scarred Mali on cusp of peace deal

Mali`s Tuareg-led rebel alliance prepared Saturday to sign a landmark deal to end years of unrest in a nation riven by ethnic divisions and in the grip of a jihadist insurgency.

Jun 20, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

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