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Magnitude 7.0 quake shakes Central America

Tremor hits off the coast of El Salvador, and was also felt in Nicaragua, which is being lashed by a hurricane.

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Colombia signs revised peace deal with FARC rebels

Government and FARC rebels sign new peace accord but public opinion over new agreement remains deeply divided.

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Jill Stein launches vote recount bid in key US states

Green party candidate says unexpected Trump wins in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania need to be investigated.

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Colombians divided on FARC peace deal

Wave of alleged assassinations in conflict areas raises pressure on government to sign revised peace accord.

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Germany-Israel alarm as US white supremacists rise

Emboldened by Donald Trump, "alt-right" movement with neo-Nazis and anti-Semites met in Washington near the White House.

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Donald Trump taps Governor Nikki Haley for UN envoy

Daughter of Sikh immigrants from India who fiercely criticized Trump during his campaign accepts the job offer.

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley

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Colombia and FARC to sign peace deal 2.0

New negotiated deal to be signed on Thursday will be submitted to Congress rather than put to popular vote.

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Tension mounts as Haiti awaits election results

Several parties claim victory as tensions spill out on the streets of Haiti following Sunday's election.

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Bolivia declares national emergency amid drought

The lack of water has sparked protests in Bolivia and forced President Evo Morales to declare a national emergency.

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Protesters clash with police at Dakota Access Pipeline

Police fire tear gas as 400 protesters rally to stop pipeline project which activists say goes through tribal lands.

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