Peace treaties

Hamas supporters stage a protest against the possible U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jebaliya Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. President Donald Trump is forging ahead with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
December 06, 2017 - 10:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times EST): 10:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has shattered decades of unwavering U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem, declaring the sorely divided holy city as Israel's capital and sparking...
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Palestinians holds posters of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in the West Bank City of Ramallah, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. President Donald Trump forged ahead Tuesday with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
December 06, 2017 - 8:15 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza have rallied against President Donald Trump's imminent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a plenary session of German parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 10:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — The collapse of talks to form a new German government has weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel and left her country, an influential European economic powerhouse, facing months more political instability. What does the uncertainty mean for the rest of the world? ___ EU REFORM EU...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen waits to attend the Independence Day celebrations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The government accuses the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party of involvement in a plot to topple the government and has asked the judiciary to dissolve it. CNRP officials have denied the charges, saying they are politically motivated. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
November 16, 2017 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exiled leader of Cambodia's political opposition said Thursday the international community should cut ties with Prime Minister Hun Sen's government after the court-ordered dissolution of the only party challenging his three-decade grip on power. Sam Rainsy told The Associated...
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In this photo taken Monday, June 5, 2017, a refugee pastor from the Yei area of South Sudan, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution from South Sudanese intelligence officials, covers his face with his Bible inscribed with the word "Redemption," promising revenge, as he is photographed in his hut in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in northern Uganda. When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in 2016, a handful of UN and US officials begged their leaders for help but the pleas fell on deaf ears, an AP investigation has found. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
October 23, 2017 - 1:48 pm
YEI, South Sudan (AP) — In a story Oct. 18 about the failure of the U.N. and U.S. to prevent "ethnic cleansing" in parts of South Sudan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.N. is still considering establishing a permanent base in the region of Yei. The U.N. decided two months ago...
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October 05, 2017 - 10:14 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The mayor of one of Mozambique's biggest cities was fatally shot after giving a speech about peace efforts on the 25th anniversary of the signing of an accord that ended the country's civil war. The Portuguese news agency Lusa says 44-year-old Mahamudo Amurane, the mayor of...
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Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass in Villavicencio, Colombia, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
September 08, 2017 - 11:10 am
VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia (AP) — Pope Francis traveled Friday to an area once besieged by leftist rebels to pray with victims of Colombia's long conflict and urge them to overcome their grief by forgiving their former assailants. The highlight of his visit to the central city of Villavicencio is what...
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Children embrace Pope Francis during a ceremony at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Pope Francis opens the first full day of his Colombia visit on Thursday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
September 07, 2017 - 7:12 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Pope Francis urged young Colombians on Thursday to take the lead in promoting forgiveness to help their country heal from a half-century of conflict, saying they should "look to the future without the burden of hatred" that their elders often carry. From the halls of the...
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Pope Francis greets a child during his welcoming ceremony at the Nunciature in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Pope Francis has arrived in Colombia for a five-day visit. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
September 06, 2017 - 10:25 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Pope Francis received a spirited and symbolic welcome as he arrived in Colombia on Wednesday, saying he wants to bring a message of hope for Colombians as they work to heal the wounds and divisions left by Latin America's longest-running armed conflict. Francis' white...
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People greet Pope Francis passing by in his popemobile as he makes his way from the airport to the Nunciatura, after arriving to Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Pope Francis has arrived in Colombia for a five-day visit. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
September 06, 2017 - 9:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Pope Francis received a spirited and symbolic welcome as he arrived in Colombia on Wednesday, saying he wants to bring a message of hope for Colombians as they work to heal the wounds and divisions left by Latin America's longest-running armed conflict. Francis' white...
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