Showing posts with label Colombia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Colombia. Show all posts

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Colombia, ELN rebels agree to ceasefire

ELN rebels
Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group have reached a peace deal after months of negotiations, according to both sides.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Colombia FARC rebels complete handing over of weapons

The municipality of Mesetas in the department of Meta saw the final act on Tuesday of the disarmament of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), formerly Colombia's largest guerrilla group.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Colombia's FARC takes step toward forming political party

The six non-voting delegates who will represent the FARC rebel group in the Colombian Congress under the peace agreement signed last month went to the offices of the National Electoral Council on Thursday to formally inscribe the group Voices of Peace and Reconciliation as a political movement.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

Colombians defend troubled peace process

The vote on Oct. 2 may have narrowly rejected the government's peace agreement with the FARC but the Colombians who voted in its favor do not intend to sit idle and let a chance to end 52 years of conflict dwindle.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Deep divisions apparent in Colombia as citizens reject FARC peace deal

The future of the peace process in Colombia is now uncertain as the No camp took a razor-thin lead Sunday in a national vote on whether to accept the agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

L'UE va "suspendre" les Farc de sa liste d'organisations terroristes

L'UE a décidé de "suspendre" les Farc de sa liste des organisations terroristes à la suite de la signature de l'accord de paix entre les guérilleros et le gouvernement de Colombie, a annoncé lundi la chef de la diplomatie européenne Federica Mogherini.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Colombia, FARC announce final peace agreement in Havana

The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced late Wednesday that they have reached a final peace agreement to end a half-century of civil war.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Colombia and FARC rebels announce deal on ceasefire

The parties issued a communique in the Cuban capital, Havana, on Wednesday, the seat of the peace process that started in November 2012.
The Colombian government has agreed to a bilateral ceasefire with FARC rebels, a historic agreement that could move towards the signing of a peace agreement.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Colombia: FARC to remove child soldiers from ranks

Colombia's Marxist FARC rebel group has agreed to remove child soldiers from its ranks as part of the peace deal it is close to signing with the government.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Colombia's FARC put end to recruiting minors

Until 2015, the FARC had allowed 15-year-olds to join the organization. This was the minimum age which was later raised to 17 last year...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

UN mission to monitor Colombia peace deal with FARC

The UN Security Council has approved a political mission to monitor the implementation of a peace deal between the Colombian government and the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), following a joint request by the parties.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.