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"A Look at the Black Territories": what else is needed for genuine peace in Colombia

 05/09/2017 - 03:05
Colombian journalist and writer Alfredo Molano during an interview with EFE in Bogota, Colombia on May 6, 2017. EFE/MAURICIO DUEÑAS CASTAÑEDA
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Alfredo Molano's new book, "De Rio en Rio" (From River to River) is a "look at the black territories" along the Pacific, among the most forgotten but hardest hit by Colombia's armed conflict.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 3:00am
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Colombian journalist and writer Alfredo Molano during an interview with EFE in Bogota, Colombia on May 6, 2017. EFE/MAURICIO DUEÑAS CASTAÑEDA

Sally Yates: I told White House Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail

 05/09/2017 - 02:55
Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates appears before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing entitled, 'Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 08 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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Former acting attorney general testified to Senate commitee that the then national security adviser was susceptible to blackmail by Russia on 26 January. Trump then tried to shift blame onto the Obama administration.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:30am
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Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates appears before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing entitled, 'Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 08 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

FBI chief: I felt nauseous to think I could have influenced US election

 05/04/2017 - 04:42
FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on 'Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.' on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

 FBI Director James Comey told senators on Wednesday that he felt "mildly nauseous" thinking that his investigation of Hillary Clinton could have influenced the 2016 presidential election, but he strongly defended his decision to reopen the probe when there were just 11 days left before the vote.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 4:30am
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FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on 'Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.' on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Police officer who shot down African-American teenager in Texas is dismissed

 05/03/2017 - 04:14
Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot and killed in a vehicle by a Balch Springs, Texas police officer at the scene of a reported party at a home in Balch Springs, Texas, USA, 29 April 2017. EPA/MERRITT LAW FIRM /
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The Balch Springs Police Department, Texas, USA, on Tuesday dismissed the police officer who shot at a vehicle and killed an unarmed African-American teenager last weekend.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:15am
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Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot and killed in a vehicle by a Balch Springs, Texas police officer at the scene of a reported party at a home in Balch Springs, Texas, USA, 29 April 2017. EPA/MERRITT LAW FIRM /

Trump: Kim Jong-un is smart cookie, but I don't rule out the military option

 05/01/2017 - 13:03
US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 27 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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President Donald Trump on Sunday said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a "smart cookie," but insisted that military options remains on the table in the face of continuing provocations from Pyongyang.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
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US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 27 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

Estados Unidos aumenta la presión sobre Corea del Norte

 04/28/2017 - 13:56
El canciller surcoreano, Yun Byung-se (i), y el secretario de Estado de EE.UU., Rex Tillerson (d), tras una reunión del Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU sobre la proliferación de armas nucleares en Corea del Norte en la sede de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York, Estados Unidos, hoy, 28 de abril de 2017. EFE/Justin Lane

China pidió hoy en la ONU evitar "provocaciones retóricas" por el programa nuclear norcoreano y reiteró sus críticas al despliegue de un sistema antimisiles en Corea del Sur.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
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El canciller surcoreano, Yun Byung-se (i), y el secretario de Estado de EE.UU., Rex Tillerson (d), tras una reunión del Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU sobre la proliferación de armas nucleares en Corea del Norte en la sede de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York, Estados Unidos, hoy, 28 de abril de 2017. EFE/Justin Lane

Tension rises on the Korean Peninsula over the weekend

 04/24/2017 - 08:52
(From L to R) The USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class Lake Champlain cruiser (CG-57), and the American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (L) sailed the Indian Ocean on April 14, 2017.EFE/DOD

Meeting in the middle of the conflict, China appealed to the parties involved in the tension of the Korean Peninsula to avoid "provocative actions."

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 8:45am
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(From L to R) The USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class Lake Champlain cruiser (CG-57), and the American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (L) sailed the Indian Ocean on April 14, 2017.EFE/DOD

Aumenta la tensión en la Península Coreana durante el fin de semana

 04/24/2017 - 08:42
(De i a d) El USS Michael Murphy, el crucero Lake Champlain (CG-57), de la clase Ticonderoga, y el portaaviones de propulsión nuclear estadounidense Carl Vinson (i) navegan por el Océano Índico el pasado 14 de abril de 2017. EFE/DOD
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Encontrándose en la mitad del conflicto, China hizo un llamado a las partes involucradas en la tensión de la Península Coreana a evitar “acciones provocadoras”.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 8:45am
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(De i a d) El USS Michael Murphy, el crucero Lake Champlain (CG-57), de la clase Ticonderoga, y el portaaviones de propulsión nuclear estadounidense Carl Vinson (i) navegan por el Océano Índico el pasado 14 de abril de 2017. EFE/DOD

Tillerson attacks Iran nuclear deal and vows a "comprehensive review"

 04/20/2017 - 05:14
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on April 19 said the Iran nuclear deal “really does not achieve” its goal of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
In the photo, Tillerson speaks at the US-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, USA, 19 April 2017. EPA/TASOS KATOPODIS
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Secretary of state toughened his tone with Iran and said it will launch a review of a 2015 nuclear agreement that "really does not achieve"  its goal

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00am
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on April 19 said the Iran nuclear deal “really does not achieve” its goal of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

In the photo, Tillerson speaks at the US-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, USA, 19 April 2017. EPA/TASOS KATOPODIS

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