War & Peace

Nika Knight, staff writer
Colombians celebrate the signing of the peace accord in Bogotá on Wednesday.
After almost four years of negotiations and over 50 years of war, Colombia's rebel FARC group and the government finally signed a peace accord in Havana, Cuba, late Wednesday. "We won the most beautiful of all battles: Peace," said the rebel group's top negotiator, Iván Márquez. "The war is over," the Guardian quotes Humberto de la Calle, chief...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Turkey has "launched a major military intervention in Syria," the Guardian...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Employees of 25 of the nation's largest defense companies—such as Lockheed...

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In what one admirer dubs "a brilliant generous gesture (telling) Palestinians they have not been forgotten,” activist fans of Scotland's Celtics soccer team - the Irish-born community already facing censure for flying Palestinian flags at a game against Israel to protest the Occupation - have launched a defiant fundraiser to match their expected fine, with proceeds going to Palestinian charities. Their initial goal was $20,000; about $200,000 has poured in.