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Video: On Israel-Palestinian peace, a look at one vs. two-state solution

Here is a six-minute clip from a Google Hangout with co-editor Susan Webb and special guest Uri Weltmann, peace activist and leader of the Communist Party of Israel.

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Thousands of Israelis protest Gaza war in Tel-Aviv

Some 7,000 Israelis protested the war in Gaza under the banner: "No more deaths - Israeli-Palestinian peace, now,"  the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza thus far.

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Colombia peace talks to continue, for now, after Santos re-election

It's evident a week after President Juan Manuel Santos won re-election with 51 percent of the vote that his government's peace negotiations with the FARC, in progress for 18 months, will be continuing.

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In Okinawa, anti-base mayor's re-election sends a message

In Okinawa's Nago City mayoral election, which centered on the plan to construct a new U.S. military base in the city, anti-base incumbent Inamine Susumu won with a wide margin.

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Colombian peace a distant dream for David Ravelo and Credhos

Negotiations in Cuba between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) aimed at ending 50 years of war have continued now for a year.

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: 1918 - 2013

The world mouns the passing of elder statemen and freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela.

Patriotic Union revival signals hope for Colombian peace

"We are arriving in the country we want to change to become a country at peace, a democratic country, a tolerant country."

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What does the UN Syria report really say?

UN weapons inspectors, in their long-awaited report on the alleged chemical weapons attacks in the Damascus area, did not determine who perpetrated the attacks.

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Appeals to White House: Don't bomb Syria

In a letter dated Aug. 28, 18 human rights, peace and religious organizations appealed to President Obama to reject military intervention in Syria.

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Goal is Israeli-Palestine pact in 9 months, Kerry says

"Our objective will be to achieve a final status agreement over the course of the next nine months," Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday after Israeli-Palestinian talks opened for the first time in three years.

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