"It is in the interests of the British royal navy not to show off the 'beauty' of its aircraft carrier on the high seas any closer than a few hundred miles"
Russian defence ministry
"I could hear my heart beating, my heavy breathing, and nothing else"
"People are laid-back, you can talk to anyone without any problem"
"Let me tell you peace is much better than war and Colombia will flourish after this peace deal like never before."
"The new generation are more sensitive with animals and in 15-20 years many things will be different"
Takis Dog Shelter
"I would like to lead the discussion more into a situation where it is a question of conscience rather than something I push through with a majority vote."
"There is going to be a major shift in consumers wanting to own their data"
Chief Strategy Officer at Storyful
"It began to feel as if one part of our school’s population was auto-segregating, building a wall between itself and the rest of society."
Director of Belgian schools group
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The UN outlines the agenda for the next round of Geneva peace talks on Syria after eight days of discussions produced little progress.
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UN peace envoy Staffan de
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We want Syria to be neutral, a home for all.
Progress has been slow, after two days of UN-led Geneva peace talks on Syria.
Geneva peace talks on Syria doomed to fail
Peace talks aimed at finding a political solution to the war in Syria have resumed in Geneva.
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Analysts predict familiar disagreements are likely to resurface at the Geneva IV talks, despite massive changes in the military and political context.
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…
Colombia's second largest rebel group, the Marxist ELN, is seeking peace after the bigger FARC group has made peace with the government.
The Colombian government and the country's second-largest rebel group have begun official negotiations in Ecuador hoping to end a 50-year war.
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.
Colombian coca farmers fear for the future
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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…
Major powers at the Paris peace summit send a message to Trump that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward
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