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South Sudan president thanks Amir for backing peace deal

South Sudan president thanks Amir for backing peace deal

President of the Republic of South Sudan Lt General Salva Kiir Mayardit on Monday expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani ...

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in February if Taliban reduces violence: sources

US, Taliban could sign peace deal in February if Taliban reduces violence: sources

A US-Taliban peace deal could be signed this month if the Taliban significantly reduces violence, and that deal could lead to the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan ...

South Sudan rebel leader to return to seal peace deal

South Sudan rebel leader to return to seal peace deal

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar will return to the capital Juba to celebrate a peace deal on Wednesday, his group said, more than two years after he fled the country after the collapse of an earlier accord.

South Sudan tells UN peace deal will take hold this time

South Sudan tells UN peace deal will take hold this time

South Sudan's vice president urged world governments Friday to put aside skepticism about Juba's commitment to a new peace deal following a string of failed agreements.

Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake

Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake

Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred fears the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels or derail the nation's business-friendly economic model.

Colombians vote in elections seen as test for peace deal

Colombians vote in elections seen as test for peace deal

Colombians went to the polls Sunday to elect a new Congress with a resurgent right, bitterly opposed to a peace deal that allows leftist former rebels to participate, expected to poll strongly.

Palestinians announce US meeting freeze over office row

Palestinians announce US meeting freeze over office row

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki and other officials said they had suspended all meetings, but Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said he remained committed to working with Trump and America to achieve a lasting peace deal.

Nepal PM admits 'delays' in justice for Maoist war victims

Nepal PM admits 'delays' in justice for Maoist war victims

Nepal on Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the peace deal that ended a bloody Maoist insurgency as the prime minister admitted that justice for its victims has been delayed.

Choose path to 'honourable' peace, Kerry tells Taliban

Choose path to 'honourable' peace, Kerry tells Taliban

The Taliban should look at the example of a deal between the Afghan government and militant commander Gulbuddin Hekmatyar as a path to an "honorable" peace in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.

Colombians vote in referendum on peace deal, 'yes' win likely

Colombians vote in referendum on peace deal, 'yes' win likely

Colombians look set to back a peace accord with Marxist rebels in a referendum on Sunday, the final hurdle for a deal that would end 52 years of war and allows FARC fighters to re-enter society and form a political party.

Afghanistan signs accord with notorious warlord Hekmatyar

Afghanistan signs accord with notorious warlord Hekmatyar

Afghan officials signed a peace deal on Thursday with a party led by one of the country's most notorious warlords, a move that inspired both hope and fear as it dredged up tension dating back decades.