Sudan’s government and rebel leaders gathered on Saturday to drumming, singing and dancing as they signed a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war in which hundreds of thousands died. “Today we have reached a peace agreement. We are happy. We have finished the mission,” Tut Gatluak, head[…]
The United States has carried out an air raid against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, a US forces spokesman said a day after President Donald Trump spoke to a senior Taliban leader by phone. “The US conducted an air strike on March 4 against Taliban fighters in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand, who were actively[…]
Palestinians held demonstrations across the occupied territories on Friday, three days after US President Donald Trump unveiled his proposal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the besieged Gaza Strip, thousands denounced the plan unveiled by the Trump administration for pushing forward a vision largely[…]
Vote counting has begun in Mozambique after key parliamentary, presidential and provincial elections that President Filipe Nyusi said should help anchor peace in the southern African nation. Acceptance of the results of Tuesday’s elections are seen as a key test of a peace deal signed in August between the ruling Frelimo party and its old civil-war-foe-turned-political-rival, Renamo.[…]
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a peace deal with main rebel leader Riek Machar on Wednesday, formally ending a five-year war that has killed tens of thousands. The deal, mediated by Sudan and signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, reinstated Machar in his former role as vice president[…]
The agreement, made in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, aims to end a war in which tens of thousands of people have been killed. Previous peace deals have broken down. “The parties will continue talks in Khartoum to discuss the arrangements for implementing the ceasefire, and after it comes into place[…]
Thousands of people have marched in cities across Colombia to demand a peace deal between the government and leftist rebels not be scuttled. Wednesday’s demonstrations marked the second time in a week that Colombians took to the streets to support the accord signed last month with the Revolutionary Armed Forces[…]
Voters in Colombia’s referendum have narrowly rejected a peace accord between the government and the Marxist group, FARC. The outcome of Sunday’s vote endangers a deal expected to end 52 years of war and allow FARC fighters to re-enter society and form a political party. With more than 99 percent[…]
The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday endorsed a U.N.-brokered agreement among Libya’s warring factions to form a national unity government, a deal Western powers hope will bring stability and help to combat a growing Islamic State presence. Libya’s U.N. ambassador, Ibrahim Dabbashi, said Libyan authorities have no plans to request[…]
Libya’s two rival factions have signed a UN-backed deal to form a unity government at a ceremony in Morocco. Chants of “Libya, Libya” erupted as representatives from both parliaments signed the accord on Thursday in Skhirat, just south of the Moroccan capital Rabat. The peace deal calls for a presidential[…]
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