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South Korea | Two Sides of Korea Are Shaking Hands Again

Another thaw in tense inter-Korea relations is developing, as North Korean reps crossed by foot the Military Demarcation Line (in the DMZ) on January 9 at the Panmunjom, Korea, on the way to talks with South Korean counterparts for sending NK athletes to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
More significantly, both sides also agreed to resume talks on military matters, in addition to re-opening of military hotline few days ago, that may usher in much-needed reduction of tensions in the peninsula.

FARC considering presidential candidate for 2018 elections

Despite earlier claims that the FARC would not put forth a presidential candidate in Colombia’s 2018 election, the group now says it does not rule out proposing a candidate of its own.

Ninth FARC Member Killed in Colombia Despite Peace Process

A social leader is killed every four days despite the peace process agreed between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

A member of the former Colombian rebel group, the FARC, has been killed in the town of San Vicente del Caguan, in the southern department of Caquieta.

Syrian Peace Talks Resume in Geneva

UN-brokered talks aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian war resume in Geneva on Thursday, 10 months after the last round of negotiations in the Swiss city.

Just hours after rival delegations arrived, UN envoy Staffan de Mistura admitted there was limited ground for progress on making peace.

North Colombia locals permit FARC demobilization after minister promises protection

by Adriaan Alsema

Locals from northwest Colombia who last week blocked the demobilization of local FARC guerrillas agreed on Monday to allow the demobilization after the defense minister promised to send more troops to the lawless area, according to newspaper El Tiempo.