Diplomacy

Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Centre party, celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 17, 2018 - 9:32 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Demobilized members of Colombia's once biggest rebel group say they want to meet with President-elect Ivan Duque to discuss implementation of the nation's peace accord. Ex-guerrilla leader Rodrigo...
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Ivan Duque, left, candidate of the Democratic Centre party, celebrates his victory with his running mate Martha Lucia Ramirez, in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 17, 2018 - 8:54 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation. Duque captured almost 54 percent of the vote, putting him 12...
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Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Centre party, celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 17, 2018 - 8:51 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque says he wants to build consensus and unite the country following a polarizing campaign that laid bare deep divisions over a peace deal with leftist rebels. In his...
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Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 17, 2018 - 7:15 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation. Duque captured almost 54 percent of the vote, putting him 12...
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Gustavo Petro, presidential candidate for Colombia Humana, kisses his daughter Antonella as he shows his marked ballot to the press, during the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist former guerrilla and Ivan Duque, a young conservative lawmaker in a presidential election to decide who will lead Colombia as it implements a still-fragile peace accord. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
June 17, 2018 - 6:53 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro is taking his loss in Colombia's presidential runoff in stride, even as his supporters seem dejected for failing to make the race more competitive. Petro went on...
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Colombians residing in South Florida exercise their right to vote during the second round of the presidential elections at Miami Dade College - Wolfson Campus in Miami on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Sam Navarro/Miami Herald via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 6:36 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Official results in Colombia's presidential runoff vote show electoral authorities understated the turnout. When polls closed Sunday, National Registrar Juan Carlos Galindo said just 44 percent of...
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A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital in Jalalabad city, capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr according to Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
June 17, 2018 - 9:49 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. Najibullah Kamawal, director of the...
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A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital in Jalalabad city, capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr according to Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
June 17, 2018 - 8:01 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 14 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the...
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FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist former guerrilla and Duque, a young conservative lawmaker, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in a presidential runoff election to decide who will lead the nation as it implements a still-fragile peace accord. (AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files)
June 17, 2018 - 12:04 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombians will choose between a leftist former guerrilla and a young conservative lawmaker in a presidential election to decide who will lead the nation as it implements a still-fragile peace accord. One-time militant and ex-Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro and frontrunner Ivan...
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Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, center, reads a statement accompanied by leaders of the Roman Catholic Church during talks between the opposition and the government, in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, June 15, 2018. The negotiations had been suspended since May 23 due to a lack of progress, but resumed again Friday between business, student, civil society and farmers' groups and representatives of President Daniel Ortega's government. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
June 16, 2018 - 7:18 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Armed assailants set fire to a house and gunfire erupted at a street barricade in Nicaragua's capital on Saturday, leaving at least eight people dead and casting a pall over talks aimed at ending weeks of unrest. The violence raised tensions as representatives from civil...
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