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Colombia president admits defeat in peace vote

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos acknowledged Sunday that voters had rejected his peace accord with the communist FARC rebels but he vowed to continue efforts to end the 52-year war. "The majority has said 'No'" to the accord, he said in a televised address. But he vowed: "I will not give in and I will continue to seek peace to the last day of my mandate."
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