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A pesar de que disminuyó el número de desplazados en el país, esta tragedia no cesa. 14 municipios viven en medio de las disputas entre grupos ilegales por el control de cultivos de hoja de coca, rutas del narcotráfico y minería.

Incumbent vows to continue with peace talks with leftwing guerrillas after pipping rightwing rival in poll run-off

Colombians have elected Juan Manuel Santos to a second term as president to continue to pursue a peace deal with leftist guerrillas that aims to end to more than 50 years of internal conflict.

With 50.9% of the vote, Santos, who heads a centre-right coalition, defeated rightwing Oscar Iván Zuluaga, who won 45% in one of the tightest presidential races in recent history.

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) information minister says hundreds of rebels from the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) from South and North Kivu provinces have been disarming as part of the government’s program to improve security and stabilize the country.

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo is be tried at the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity during post-election violence in which around 3,000 people were killed, judges said on Thursday.

As Indigenous Peoples in Canada marked the sixth anniversary of the historic apology by Prime Minister Stephen Harper over the country's residential schools program, aboriginal leaders said the expression of regret has yet to appear fully sincere.

Political parties on Wednesday reached an agreement to form a political committee to oversee constitution-writing process and conclude remaining tasks of the peace process, including transitional justice.

A total of 38 people died in ethnic violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend, many massacred when a church was set ablaze, the government said on Tuesday.

An Egyptian court on Wednesday convicted a prominent activist from the country's 2011 uprising of organizing an unauthorized protest and assaulting a policeman, sentencing him to 15 years in prison, in the latest blow to the liberal pro-democracy movement at a time of rapidly eroding freedoms.

Guatemalan police on Tuesday captured two suspects in the grisly 1990 murder of an anthropologist.

Forensic teams have begun the long-delayed exhumation of members of an Amazon tribe that suffered devastating losses during Peru's 1980-2000 conflict with Shining Path rebels.

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