Colombia and FARC to sign new peace deal

Colombia’s government will sign a new peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels, after a previous deal was rejected in a referendum last month. President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC chief […]

Hurricane Otto kills three people in Panama

At least three people in Panama have died and four are missing as Hurricane Otto churns toward eastern Central America, Panamanian President Juan Carlos said. While the Caribbean is one of the few areas with […]

Dalai Lama: ‘No worries’ about Trump presidency

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says he has “no worries” about Donald Trump’s election as US president, adding he expects the right-wing president-elect will align his future policies with global realities. The 1989 […]

Man dies after Japan speed-eating contest

The man, whose name was withheld, died on November 16 in hospital three days after choking, said the local farmer’s cooperative that sponsored the event in the western city of Hikone. Contestants competed to see […]

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