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Colombian president receives Nobel Peace Prize

1 year, 10 months ago
OSLO: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a "ray of hope" for solving conflicts from Syria to South Sudan as he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday. In an…

Laureates to receive Nobel Prizes, except Bob Dylan

1 year, 10 months ago
OSLO, NORWAY: In the absence of rock icon Bob Dylan, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will be the star of Saturday's Nobel ceremonies when he receives his Peace Prize in Oslo, crowning an achievement that came close to failing at the…

Colombia signs revised peace deal with FARC

1 year, 10 months ago
BOGOTA: Colombia's government and FARC rebels signed a controversial revised peace accord Thursday to end their half-century conflict, set to be ratified in Congress despite bitter criticism from opponents. President Juan Manuel Santos…

Colombian government, FARC rebels strike new peace deal

1 year, 11 months ago
HAVANA: Colombia's government and FARC rebels on Saturday announced a revised peace deal to end 52 years of armed conflict, after voters rejected a prior peace accord in a referendum. "We have reached a new final agreement to end the…

Colombian President says hopes for new FARC deal by Christmas

1 year, 11 months ago
LONDON: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said in an interview on Sunday that he hoped to secure a new deal with FARC rebels by Christmas, warning that any further delay could make the peace process "explode". The government signed…

Nobel win ‘a great stimulus’ to Colombia peace: Santos

2 years, 12 days ago
BOGOTA: President Juan Manuel Santos said Friday Colombia was "very, very" close to ending decades of war and that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize would be "a great stimulus" to that end.  In an interview with the Nobel Foundation, the…