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Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Colombia’s rebel group releases two pilots


July 30th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 30 (IANS) The rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Sunday released two civilian helicopter pilots kidnapped 20 days ago, said the International Committee of the Red Cross ... Read more...

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Top Colombian rebel commander killed


November 5th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 5 (IANS) Alfonso Cano, a top commander of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) who carried a $5 million reward, has been killed by security forces, ... Read more...

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Five killed in Colombia by landslide inside gold mine


June 15th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 15 (IANS) At least five people - four men and a pregnant woman - were killed in Colombia when a gold mine collapsed in the Cauca province ... Read more...

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29,000 Colombians evacuated due to floods


April 24th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Over 29,000 people have been forced to leave their homes in Colombia due to massive floods triggered by torrential rains, the Colombian Red Cross (CRC) said."The ... Read more...

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17 killed in Colombia bus accident


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 22 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 35 injured when a bus fell into a ravine in southern Colombia, authorities said.The accident occurred Saturday night in Cauca province, ... Read more...

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Six Colombian soldiers convicted for killing activist


June 12th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) Six Colombian soldiers have been convicted for killing an activist in southwestern Cauca province in 2008, officials said. Edwin Legarda, husband of indigenous leader Aida Quilcue, was shot dead ... Read more...

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Colombia intercepts smugglers with anti-aircraft ordnance


December 16th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 16 (EFE) Four Ecuadorian women who were trying to smuggle anti-aircraft ordnance into Colombia have been arrested, police said. The women had entered the country illegally at Ipiales, a town on ... Read more...

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Army kills 11 drug traffickers in Colombia


September 8th, 2008 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 11 drug traffickers were killed Sunday in an operation carried out by the army in Colombia's southwestern province of Cauca, Spain's EFE news agency reported.The incident ... Read more...

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Indigenous people in Colombia release military hostages


May 31st, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bogota, May 31 (DPA) A group of indigenous people in Colombia released four military officers and six secret service agents they were holding hostage, after security forces killed two members of the ... Read more...

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