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La Pedregosa: turning blood fields into green fields

The villagers of La Pedregosa are learning how to go back to farming to become self-sufficient, producing their own food, but also to help overcome a violent…

The villagers of La Pedregosa are learning how to go back to farming to become self-sufficient, producing their own food, but also to help overcome a violent…

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Colombia: Providing aid after FARC peace deal

The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.

The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.

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Homs attack - a deliberate attempt to derail Geneva peace talks?

A deadly attack in the Syrian city of Homs is being slammed as a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva. UN peace envoy Staffan de

A deadly attack in the Syrian city of Homs is being slammed as a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva. UN peace envoy Staffan de

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Syrian army retaliates with airstrikes after suicide bombings in Homs

The Syrian army has responded to Saturday’s suicide bombings against security offices in Homs with a series of air strikes on rebel held areas of the city.

The Syrian army has responded to Saturday’s suicide bombings against security offices in Homs with a series of air strikes on rebel held areas of the city.

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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