Marseille sign evergreen Patrice Evra from Juventus

Marseille sign evergreen Patrice Evra from Juventus

Veteran French international defender Patrice Evra signed for Marseille on Wednesday on a free transfer from Juventus on an 18-month contract, the Ligue 1 club announced. The 35-year-old left-back, who had been linked with a return to Manchester United, underwent a medical after being released from the last six months of his contract at Italian […]

Colombia, FARC to sign new peace deal Thursday

Colombia, FARC to sign new peace deal Thursday

Colombia’s government and FARC guerrillas will sign a new peace accord Thursday, after a previous agreement to end their half-century-old war was defeated in a referendum, both parties said. The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, rather than put to another referendum, they added. Last month voters taking part in that […]

Colombia’s government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

Colombia’s government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

Colombia tried a second time to achieve peace, with its government and largest rebel group signing a revised deal to end its brutal conflict following the surprise rejection of an earlier peace accord by voters in a referendum. Government negotiator Humberto de la Calle and rebel negotiator Ivan Marquez announced the new, modified deal Saturday […]

Turkey and Russia sign gas pipeline deal amid warming ties

Turkey and Russia sign gas pipeline deal amid warming ties

Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on Monday for the construction of a major undersea gas pipeline and vowed to seek common ground on the war in Syria, accelerating a normalisation in ties. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan hosted Russia’s Vladimir Putin at an Ottoman-era villa in Istanbul for talks which touched on energy deals, trade […]

Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord

Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord

The Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord Monday to end a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Timoleon “Timochenko” Jimenez, signed the deal at a ceremony in the Caribbean […]

US, Israel sign landmark $38 billion military aid package

US, Israel sign landmark $38 billion military aid package

The United States on Wednesday signed a landmark agreement to provide Israel with $38 billion in military assistance over the next decade, the largest such aid package in US history. The deal will allow Washington’s chief Middle East ally to upgrade most of its fighter aircraft, improve its ground forces’ mobility and strengthen its missile […]

Philippine government, communist rebels sign ceasefire deal

Philippine government, communist rebels sign ceasefire deal

The Philippine government and Maoist-led rebels signed an indefinite ceasefire agreement on Friday as part of efforts to end a conflict that has lasted almost five decades and killed at least 40,000 people. The agreement extends a truce in place since last weekend for the Oslo meeting, which began on Monday and is the first […]