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Colombia signs amended peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombia signs amended peace deal with FARC rebels

The leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Rodrigo Londono (front), participates in the signing ceremony of a revised peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC at Colon Theater in Bogota , capital of Colombia, on November 24, 2016.


Gunbattle rages after Kashmir rebels storm Indian army base

Gunbattle rages after Kashmir rebels storm Indian army base

Army personnel contained the situation and launched a deliberate operation to rescue the soldiers and their family members caught in the buildings and also to neutralise the terrorists .One more officer and twomore soldiers were killed in the operation that saw the rescue of 16 people, including two children and two women.


Syrian regime 'and their influencers' accused of preventing aid to Aleppo

Syrian regime 'and their influencers' accused of preventing aid to Aleppo

The government's advance on the ground has been accompanied by heavy bombardment, with air strikes, barrel bomb attacks and artillery fire pounding rebel-held neighbourhoods. More than 20,000 people have fled from there over the past 72 hours as Syrian forces continued to advance in the rebel-held part of the city, according to the Red Cross.


Presidential election recount set to begin in Wisconsin

Presidential election recount set to begin in Wisconsin

As deadlines loom in Pennsylvania and Michigan, Stein continued her push for battleground recounts on Monday. This petition seeks a statewide recount and inspection of voting machines. President-elect Donald Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes, the secretary of state's office announced on Monday. The Wisconsin recount was estimated to cost about $3.9 million, while Stein paid $973,250 for the one in MI.


Mass Exodus From Aleppo's Rebel Stronghold As Regime Forces Close In

Mass Exodus From Aleppo's Rebel Stronghold As Regime Forces Close In

In reference to eastern Aleppo, Lavrov said his country will continue its support to the Syrian government until "Aleppo is cleared of terrorists". Government forces have retaken more than a third of the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo since the weekend.


Police identify man dead in New Orleans shooting

Police identify man dead in New Orleans shooting

One of the shooters, 22-year-old Trung Le, was sentenced to 60 years in that case. Police arrested two men at the scene for gun possession, but it's not clear if they were involved. The scene is reminiscent of the 2014 Bourbon Street melee that killed 21-year-old Hammond nursing student Brittany Thomas and injured nine others. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu described the shooting as senseless, tragic and "totally unacceptable", according to WSDU.