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Colombia and FARC sign revised peace deal

The FARC, which began as a rebellion fighting rural poverty, has battled a dozen governments as well as right-wing paramilitary groups.An end to the war with the FARC is unlikely to end violence in Colombia as the lucrative cocaine business has given rise to criminal gangs and traffickers.



Israelis and Palestinians must negotiate peace themselves

Netanyahu was among the first leaders Trump spoke to after his election victory, and the president-elect's message called Israel a "beacon of hope". Netanyahu, for his part, has been cautious in his statements over the U.S. Trump!" Days after winning the U.S. presidential election, the Republican victor said that "as a deal maker, I'd like to do... the deal that can't be made".


Leaked Memo Says U.K. Government Has No Brexit Plan

Leaked Memo Says U.K. Government Has No Brexit Plan

The memo is said to also point to frictions between the three Brexiteers - Boris Johnson, Liam Fox and David Davis - and Hammond and business secretary Greg Clark. May was making her first major foreign policy speech tonight at the annual Lord Mayor's Banquet in London , as the British government tries to build bridges with a U.S.


China is ready to pounce if Trump axes Pacific trade deal

China is ready to pounce if Trump axes Pacific trade deal

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh told Vietnam Summit 2016 in HCM City early this month that with Việt Nam's signing the TPP agreement, the country hoped to tighten trade ties with Asia Pacific countries and create more business opportunities for Việt Nam and other TPP members.



Dhaka to send back Rohingyas infiltrating Bangladesh fleeing Myanmar unrest

Many people in mainly Buddhist Myanmar regard the country's 1.1 million Rohingya as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. "I brought Johra's three children with me as they had nobody to look after them", Ms Khatun told AFP over a video call from a makeshift medical camp near the border.