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Syrian opposition calls for direct talks with Assad regime in Geneva

Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…

Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…

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A diplomatic groundhog day for Syrians around the table in Geneva?

Analysts predict familiar disagreements are likely to resurface at the Geneva IV talks, despite massive changes in the military and political context.

Analysts predict familiar disagreements are likely to resurface at the Geneva IV talks, despite massive changes in the military and political context.

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Colombia peace deal: FARC rebels complete final march

The last 300 members of Colombia’s biggest rebel group, the FARC, have reached a transition zone to lay down their arms under an historic peace deal with the…

The last 300 members of Colombia’s biggest rebel group, the FARC, have reached a transition zone to lay down their arms under an historic peace deal with the…

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Can Colombia's last rebel group find peace?

Colombia's second largest rebel group, the Marxist ELN, is seeking peace after the bigger FARC group has made peace with the government.

Colombia's second largest rebel group, the Marxist ELN, is seeking peace after the bigger FARC group has made peace with the government.

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Colombia begins peace talks with ELN rebels

The Colombian government and the country's second-largest rebel group have begun official negotiations in Ecuador hoping to end a 50-year war.

The Colombian government and the country's second-largest rebel group have begun official negotiations in Ecuador hoping to end a 50-year war.

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Colombia ELN rebels release hostage on the eve of peace talks

National Liberation Army of Colombia are sitting down with the goverment in Ecuador to begin peace talks to end more than 50 years of conflict.

National Liberation Army of Colombia are sitting down with the goverment in Ecuador to begin peace talks to end more than 50 years of conflict.

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Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to enforce shaky Syria truce

The three countries sponsoring the Syrian talks – Russia, Iran and Turkey – have agreed to monitor jointly a three-week fragile ceasefire.

The three countries sponsoring the Syrian talks – Russia, Iran and Turkey – have agreed to monitor jointly a three-week fragile ceasefire.

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Day two of Syria peace talks and Russia pushes for a truce deal

There is said to be a note of “cautious optimism” going into the second and final day of indirect peace talks between the Syrian government and rebel…

There is said to be a note of “cautious optimism” going into the second and final day of indirect peace talks between the Syrian government and rebel…

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Middle East peace: Paris summit to stress support for two-state solution

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

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The major obstacles on Cyprus' path to peace

The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…

The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…

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Israel's PM slams US Secretary of State's speech

Israel's prime minister has denounced a speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry which said settlement building is holding back peace.

Israel's prime minister has denounced a speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry which said settlement building is holding back peace.

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Colombian Nobel Prize winner says a "ray of hope" for Syria, Sudan

Santos collects Nobel Prize in Oslo for deal with FARC Quotes anti-war song by Bob Dylan, 2016 literature winner Hopes Colombian deal can inspire peace talks elsewhere Colombian President Juan Ma

Santos collects Nobel Prize in Oslo for deal with FARC Quotes anti-war song by Bob Dylan, 2016 literature winner Hopes Colombian deal can inspire peace talks elsewhere Colombian President Juan Ma

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Colombian Senate approves FARC deal

The initial agreement with the rebel group was rejected in a national referendum in October.

The initial agreement with the rebel group was rejected in a national referendum in October.

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Revised peace deal signed in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono have signed another, revised peace deal.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono have signed another, revised peace deal.

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Colombian opposition slams new FARC deal as too lenient

They say it is still too lax on those guilty of serious crimes and want it ratified by another referendum, not voted by Congress as is the plan.

They say it is still too lax on those guilty of serious crimes and want it ratified by another referendum, not voted by Congress as is the plan.

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Colombian government and FARC rebels' path to peace

In September, and after four years of talks, members of the FARC rebel group unanimously agree to a peace deal with the government of Colombia.

In September, and after four years of talks, members of the FARC rebel group unanimously agree to a peace deal with the government of Colombia.