Colombia’s FARC rebels ratify historic peace deal


Colombia’s FARC rebel group has voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government, declaring an end to the five-decade war as it prepares to transition into a new political party. After four years of negotiations in Havana, the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia reached a final peace accord last month that will More...

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Gun-and-bomb attacks on Iraqi security forces kill 11

At least 11 people have been killed in Iraq after attackers hit a police checkpoint and then detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the city of Tikrit. Iraqi police and military officials said on Saturday there More...


Corbyn re-elected leader of UK’s Labour Party

Liverpool, UK – Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party after fending off a challenge from fellow MP Owen Smith. The veteran left-wing MP was announced the winner More...


Protests erupt in Kashmir after youth killed by army

A 19-year-old man was killed by Indian government forces after they fired shots at protesters demanding freedom from Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. A police officer, speaking on condition More...


‘Ferocious’ air strikes pummel Aleppo as ground gained

Warplanes mounted a new wave of heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday pressing on with a major offensive by the Russian-backed Syrian military to take back the entire city. The attacks came More...


Syrian army announces Aleppo push as truce talks fail

The Syrian army has announced the start of an offensive to retake rebel-held districts of Aleppo city, just as international powers with a stake in Syria’s civil war failed to revive a collapsed ceasefire More...


South Korea confirms it has military plan to remove Kim Jong Un

South Korea’s defense ministry is planning a special force that could remove Kim Jong Un from power. Defense Minister Han Min-koo also said Seoul needs to maintain the number of full-time troops at 500,000 More...


Fierce clashes as troops battle Boko Haram in Nigeria

Fierce clashes have been reported and claims of casualties as Nigeria’s military backed up by a multinational force battled Boko Haram fighters for control of a town in the country’s northeast. The fighting More...

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