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USA Women 2-0 Colombia Women

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

The United States - twice champions - are into the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup after beating Colombia 2-0.
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Banned Neymar out of Copa America

Friday, June 19th 2015, 22:47

Brazil striker Neymar will miss the rest of the Copa America after being suspended for four games for a red card against Colombia.
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Brazil 0-1 Colombia

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 2:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Neymar and Carlos Bacca are sent off after the final whistle as Brazil lose to Colombia at the Copa America.
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England Women 2-1 Colombia Women

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 22:30
related countries: Norway Norway

England will play Norway in the Women's World Cup last 16 after beating Colombia to finish second in Group F.
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Colombia's Farc blows up pipeline

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 21:34

At least 16,000 people in northern Colombia are left without water after Farc rebels blow up an oil pipeline, contaminating a river, authorities say.
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Chelsea on verge of Falcao loan deal

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 19:20
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Chelsea are on the verge of agreeing a season-long loan deal for Colombian striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco.
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World Cup is wide open - Duggan

Monday, June 15th 2015, 8:35
related countries: France France

England can win the Women's World Cup and Colombia's victory over France proves the tournament is wide open, says Toni Duggan.
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Colombian army 'kills ELN commander'

Monday, June 15th 2015, 3:34

The Colombian army says it has killed a top military commander from the country's second largest guerrilla group, the National Liberation Front.
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Colombia rebels cut power to 500,000

Friday, June 12th 2015, 2:40

Colombian Farc rebels kill three policemen and leave half a million people without power in two attacks that came amid continuing peace talks.
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Kidnapped Colombian girl released

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 21:54

The kidnapped daughter of a high-profile Colombian official is freed after a reward was offered.
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Colombia searches for kidnapped girl

Friday, June 5th 2015, 14:08

Colombian officials launch a widescale search for the 11-year-old daughter of a high-profile security official, who was kidnapped outside her school.
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Colombia to have truth commission

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 22:40

Colombia's government and Farc rebels agree to set up a truth commission if a peace deal is reached to end more than 50 years of conflict.
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Colombia passes women hate crime law

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 11:05

Colombian lawmakers pass a law which will impose long sentences for crimes committed against women because of their gender.
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Galan murder trial opens in Colombia

Monday, June 1st 2015, 12:26

The ex-head of Colombia's spy agency Gen Miguel Maza Marquez goes on trial for his alleged role in the 1989 murder of a presidential candidate.
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Mine clearance starts in Colombia

Friday, May 29th 2015, 21:53

The Colombian government and Farc guerrillas begin working together to clear landmines sown during 50 years of war.
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Colombia Farc negotiator 'killed'

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 17:26

Colombia's largest rebel group says one of its peace negotiators, Jairo Martinez, was among 27 people killed in a bombing raid last week.
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Colombia Farc leader 'died in raid'

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 14:25

A senior Farc rebel commander, Roman Ruiz, is believed to be among five Colombian guerrilla fighters killed in a bombing raid on Monday.
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Colombia rebels push on with talks

Monday, May 25th 2015, 15:49

Negotiators for Colombia's left-wing Farc rebel group say they want to continue with peace talks after dozens of their fighters were killed in a bombing raid.
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Farc rebels killed in new air strike

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 19:41

Colombia's security forces kill at least five rebels from the Farc a day after the left-wing rebel group suspended its unilateral ceasefire.
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Farc suspends truce after attack

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 0:22

Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
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Thousands attend Colombia mass funeral

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 3:28
related places: Salgar

Thousands turn out at a mass funeral in the Colombian town of Salgar for victims of Monday's devastating mudslide that killed at least 84 people.
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Colombia baby survives mudslide

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 1:12

A baby is rescued from Monday's devastating mudslide in Colombia that killed at least 78 people, in what is being hailed as a "miraculous" survival.
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Hope fades over Colombia landslide

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 9:51
related places: Salgar

Rescue workers say hopes of finding any more survivors of the landslide which hit Salgar in north-western Colombia on Monday are dwindling.
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Search for Colombia mudslide missing

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 11:12
related places: Antioquia

Rescue workers are searching for victims of a deadly landslide which tore through the town of Salgar in north-western Antioquia province.
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VIDEO: Aerial footage of Colombia mudslide

Monday, May 18th 2015, 19:03
related places: Antioquia

At least 39 people have been killed in a landslide in Antioquia province in north-west Colombia, officials say.
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Colombian bishop offends both sides

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 0:17

A Roman Catholic bishop in Colombia manages to offend both conservative believers and the gay community at a conference on gay marriage and adoption.
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Bodies recovered from Colombian mine

Friday, May 15th 2015, 17:51

Rescue workers recover the bodies of six Colombian gold miners who were trapped underground when their mine collapsed as a result of flooding.
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Flood traps Colombian gold miners

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 0:40

Rescue workers try to reach at least 15 miners trapped underground when a gold mine in north-western Colombia collapsed.
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Farc wants ELN at Colombia talks

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 22:39

The Farc rebel group in Colombia is asking the government to include a smaller guerrilla group, the ELN, in peace talks as soon as possible, to end more than fifty years of conflict.
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Colombia crackdown on illegal mines

Monday, May 11th 2015, 23:45

Colombia's armed forces arrest 59 people in a major crackdown on illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest financing Farc guerrillas.
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Colombia: 'No full amnesty for Farc'

Monday, May 11th 2015, 19:06

Colombian Peace Commissioner Sergio Jaramillo rules out a blanket amnesty for Farc rebels but says he is confident a peace deal can be reached.
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Colombia to ban coca herbicide

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 23:07
related countries: United States United States

Colombia to halt use of controversial herbicide glyphosate in a US-sponsored coca eradication programmes because of health concerns.
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Garcia Marquez first edition found

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 1:49

Police in Colombia recover a signed first edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, stolen a week ago from a book fair.
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Colombia outrage over severed leg

Friday, May 8th 2015, 17:52

The Colombian government accuse the leftist ELN rebels of displaying the severed leg of a soldier who stepped on a landmine as a war trophy.
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Life in a Colombia village threatened by landmines

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 23:29

The Colombian village where landmines are a daily threat
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Colombia extradition over Serra death

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 23:41
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Colombia is to extradite a man wanted in Venezuela over the murder of Caracas politician, Robert Serra, last October.
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Colombia investigates 'US sex abuse'

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 19:28
related countries: United States United States

Colombia says it will investigate accusations that US contractors and military staff sexually abused minors for four years from 2003.
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