Colombia’s future thrown into uncertainty after voters reject peace deal

A landmark peace deal between the Colombian government and the country’s largest guerrilla group has been left in limbo after voters narrowly rejected it in a referendum.

The result saw the no vote win by 50.2% to 49.8%. The result shocked the government of Juan Manuel Santos, who has spent four years locked in an intense …


Amnesty accuses Sudan of using chemical weapons

An investigation carried out by Amnesty International has uncovered evidence suggesting the Sudanese government have repeatedly used chemical weapons against civilians over the past eight months. The use of such weapons is illegal under international law and regarded as a war crime.