Peace treaties

Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate finishing first in the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won nearly 39 percent trailed by leftist former rebel and Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, who won 25 percent. A run-off will take place on June 17. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 28, 2018 - 6:54 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was the outcome millions of Colombians had hoped to avoid: A bitter runoff between two presidential candidates whose polarizing viewpoints once again leave the nation divided. In order to win in June, both conservative former senator Ivan Duque and one-time guerrilla...
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Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, waves to supporters after winning the first round presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Duque, a former Senator and protégé of President Alvaro Uribe, will face Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor, in a run-off election on June 17.(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 27, 2018 - 10:15 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The conservative protege of a powerful former president and a leftist former guerrilla who has galvanized voters with an anti-establishment message are headed for what promises to be a polarizing presidential runoff after gaining the most votes in Sunday's election. With...
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Supporters of Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, celebrate presidential elections results at the candidate's headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Preliminary tallies put the former senator, and protégé of President Alvaro, in first place. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
May 27, 2018 - 6:45 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Colombia's presidential election is heading to a runoff after conservative former Senator Ivan Duque finished first in voting Sunday. He's likely to face off against leftist former rebel Gustavo...
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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 11:33 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The world's largest body of Muslim-majority nations says it "strongly rejects and condemns" the White House's "deplorable action" to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from...
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President Donald Trump tells reporters a time and place for his meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has been set and will be announced soon, as he leaves for Dallas to address the National Rifle Association, in Washington, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 05, 2018 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered his latest teaser Friday for a historic U.S. summit with North Korea: The time and place have been set but he's not saying when and where. The White House did, however, announce the details of a separate meeting later this month between Trump and...
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In this Dec. 29, 2017 photo, former Guatemalan President and current mayor of Guatemala City Alvaro Arzu, attends an anniversary ceremony to mark the peace accords that ended Guatemala's civil war. Arzu died on Friday afternoon, April 27, 2018. He was 72. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
April 28, 2018 - 12:22 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former Guatemalan President Alvaro Arzu, who signed the 1996 peace accord ending the country's civil war and later became mayor of the capital, died Friday. He was 72. Arzu was playing golf with friends when he suffered a heart attack, Guatemala City official Rosa Maria...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left, attend during a summit at Peace House of the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim made history by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons. At right is Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 12:56 pm
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 1:50 a.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is applauding the "truly historic summit" between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea. U.N. spokesman...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 6:51 am
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Japan's leader is welcoming the outcome of the inter-Korean summit as a step toward resolving the North Korean threat. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the talks...
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, sit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe for dinner Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 17, 2018 - 10:29 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. and North Korea are holding direct talks at "extremely high levels" in preparation for a potential summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. But White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump and Kim have...
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Former Prime Minister Tony Blair stands during an interview about the Good Friday agreement on the eve of its 20th anniversary, in London, Monday, April 9, 2018. The agreement known as the Good Friday Agreement, was signed by Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern and British Prime Minister Tony Blair on April 10, 1998 and brought together Catholic nationalists and Protestant unionists in a government for Northern Ireland's Catholics and Protestants. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 10:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair were in Belfast Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of Northern Ireland's peace accord, as Brexit casts a shadow over the deal's future. Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell, who headed the talks that produced...
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