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JUBA, South Sudan | Fighting breaks out in South Sudan 2 days after peace deal

JUBA, South Sudan — Fighting has broken out in South Sudan two days after the warring sides signed what the government called a “final final” peace agreement to end the civil war. Each side blames the other for the attacks. Clashes erupted Friday morning in Central Equatoria state when government troops stormed bases in Lainya … Continue reading JUBA, South Sudan | Fighting breaks out in South Sudan 2 days after peace deal

BOGOTA, Colombia | New Colombian president promises ‘corrections’ to peace deal

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia’s youngest elected president was sworn in to office Tuesday, promising to “make corrections” to a peace deal with leftist rebels that has divided the country and to crack down on lingering armed groups still roaming the countryside. Ivan Duque, the 42-year-old protege of a powerful right-wing former president, now faces the … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia | New Colombian president promises ‘corrections’ to peace deal

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  | South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  — The latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s civil war has failed as President Salva Kiir rejects working again with rival Riek Machar after their first face-to-face meeting in almost two years. Government spokesman Michael Makuei says “this is simply because we have had enough of him.” The rivals met this week … Continue reading ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  | South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

Israel vows to retain West Bank control in any peace deal

JERUSALEM/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said Israel will retain security control over the Palestinians as part of any future peace deal, deepening Palestinian fears that Israel and the Trump administration are colluding on a proposal that will fall far short of their dreams of independence. Netanyahu’s statement exposed a deepening rift … Continue reading Israel vows to retain West Bank control in any peace deal