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Colombia peace process close to be a 'real failure': FARC

Colombia peace process close to be a 'real failure': FARC

President Santos said the alleged offences happened after the peace deal was signed in 2016, as under the peace treaty previous drug crimes are no longer punishable by law. He moved along to Norway in 2012 to start discussions with Colombia's government and then participated in talks which continued the subsequent four years at Cuba, where he earned a reputation to be truly a hard line ideologue.


Pakistani diplomat on NIA wanted list had defence sites recced

Pakistani diplomat on NIA wanted list had defence sites recced

Even though U.S. ambassador agreed to facilitate the investigation, the embassy refused to give access to the vehicle and the diplomat, when asked to do so by the police authorities. Ateeq Baig, 22, died at the scene and his cousin, Raheel Ahmed, is in a critical condition. He was being treated at a hospital. CCTV camera footage showed that the diplomat had jumped the red signal.


Russian stock market plummets after United States sanctions

Russian stock market plummets after United States sanctions

On the Moscow stock exchange, the flagship MOEX index traded down around eight per cent as of early Monday afternoon, having partially recovered from a steeper slump which took the index down nearly 10 per cent. The Russian newspaper Vedomosti reported on April 10 that the government is considering setting up offshore-style zones in the Western exclave of Kaliningrad and the Pacific coast city of Vladivostok in an effort to shelter the tycoons hit by the US sanctions and return Russian capital ...


Donald Trump cancels major trip as chemical weapons experts travel to Syria

Donald Trump cancels major trip as chemical weapons experts travel to Syria

Speaking with media in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that we can not blindly believe the results until experts take a closer look. Trump consulted, in person and by phone, with other world leaders, but there was no clear indication of whether he had decided whether or when to use military force to make good on his promise that those responsible for Saturday's suspected poison gas attack would "pay a price" for what he called a heinous violation of global law.


Himachal Pradesh: 27 school children among 30 killed in accident

Himachal Pradesh: 27 school children among 30 killed in accident

The bus, the authorities said, was carrying elementary school students from a private school in the state of Himachal Pradesh in the Himalayas when it swerved and fell hundreds of feet into a deep ravine around 3:15 p.m. The ill-fated bus was on its way to drop children back to their homes. Nine children were killed in February when a vehicle crashed into them outside their school in an apparent hit-and-run.


BR Ambedkar statue saffron; Dalits see red, paint it blue

BR Ambedkar statue saffron; Dalits see red, paint it blue

A senior BJP leader said in Lucknow on Tuesday that the party has nothing to do with the statue's colour but asked why such objection to saffron as it represents the Indian culture and is also in the country's flag. According to Bharat Singh Jatav, Badaun district president, Aarakshan Bachao Sangharsh Samiti, said, "There is anger among the community members due to the color of the coat".