Peace Negotiations

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:47
Conflicts over land in Colombia are likely to increase following a peace deal to end half a century of war as once no-go areas in the Andean country open up for business and development projects, land rights experts said.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:22
A senior U.S. diplomat has presented a proposal for a comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen to the country's dominant Houthis at a meeting in Oman, a member of the Houthi negotiating team said on Thursday.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 09:15
A United Nations envoy said on Wednesday "significant progress" had been made in peace talks to end Cyprus's long-running division, with the sides committed to a deal this year.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:30
The Obama administration has told Russia that it is at the end of its patience in trying to arrange a cease-fire in Syria, along with proposed joint U.S.-Russia counterterrorism operations, and that it expects a decision from Moscow in the next several days.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:25
Ukrainian officials and Russian-backed separatists say a tenuous cease-fire has held for a week along the front lines in eastern Ukraine, after months of intense combat over the summer.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 07:03
Talks to secure a lasting ceasefire in Sudan's three war-ravaged regions began on Tuesday, a day after an opposition coalition signed on to a roadmap for ending hostilities and achieving political reconciliation. There has been fighting between the Sudanese army and rebels in the southern regions of Kordofan and Blue Nile since 2011, when adjacent South Sudan declared independence.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:46
The South Sudanese government on Monday said they were disappointed by a new development in New York in which a United Nations (UN) draft proposed deployment of protection force but with responsibility of intervention force to take charge for the security of Juba, including the Juba International Airport.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States is playing a quiet but lethal role in the killing and wounding of thousands of civilians in Yemen’s civil war. In recent years, Saudi Arabia has purchased U.S. fighter jets and other American-made weapons in deals worth billions of dollars, and the Pentagon has provided the coalition with training, aerial refueling support and intelligence as it attacks targets in Yemen.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
El Salvador’s three main gangs have moved toward forming a common front with a coordinating committee and a nonaggression pact that prohibits the invasion of other gangs’ territories and kill missions targeting members of rival gangs.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Both rebel commanders and the government hope that once a deal is done, an unarmed the Farc will become a leftist political party, promoting their professed Marxist-Leninist ideals through the ballot not the bullet. But many Farc members are wary of a future without the weapons which give them protection and status.