Daily Archives: June 24, 2016

UK | UK votes to leave the EU

Italy’s Demand Delays Extension Of EU Sanctions Against Russia

Italy has once again delayed an attempt to extend the European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia, despite an accord reached by EU diplomats earlier in the week for sanctions to be prolonged by another six months.

EU sources tell RFE/RL that Rome wants language included in the conclusions of the EU’s June 28-29 summit before it signs off on the deal to extend the sanctions.

UK | Colombia Farc: Celebrations after ceasefire ends five decades of war

Colombians are celebrating the signing of a ceasefire by the government and the Farc rebel movement, which ended 50 years of civil war.

In the capital, Bogota, people took to the streets, hugging each other and singing the national anthem.