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Impounded plane stolen in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A small plane impounded by Colombian authorities last December after entering the country illegally has been stolen from an airport in the northwestern region of Uraba, ... Read more...

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Military helicopter crashes in northern Colombia, killing 13


May 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Colombian Air Force helicopter crashed in the northern region of the country on late Monday afternoon, killing all thirteen people on board, defense officials said on ... Read more...

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Ten FARC members killed in army operation in southwestern Colombia


March 25th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
CHOCO, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten militants of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Thursday were killed during an Army operation in southwestern Colombia.According to El Tiempo ... Read more...

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Colombian military kills about 60 alleged rebels


September 21st, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 21 (DPA) An airstrike on a rebel camp by the Colombian Air Force may have killed up to 60 people, Admiral Edgar Cely, commander of Colombia's military forces, said Monday, ... Read more...

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Colombia’s Galeras volcano erupts, ‘red alert’ issued


August 26th, 2010 - 3:23 am ICT by BNO News
PASTO, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) – The Galeras volcano erupted on early Wednesday in the southwest Colombian city of Pasto, forcing authorities to order the evacuation of thousands, officials said.The eruption took place ... Read more...

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Miracle in Colombia: All but one survive AIRES jet crash


August 16th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN ANDRES, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) – A Boeing 737-700 belonging to AIRES airline crashed at Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport on the Colombian island of San Andres on Monday, authorities said.The aircraft, ... Read more...

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Six including a general killed in Brazil chopper collision


April 21st, 2010 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 21 (IANS/EFE) A general and five other military personnel were killed Tuesday when two helicopters collided over the southern Brazilian province of Tolima, the Colombian army said. Five people were wounded ... Read more...

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Seven rebels killed in bombing raid in Colombia


November 29th, 2009 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 29 (EFE) At least seven rebels were killed Saturday in the bombing of a rebel camp by the military in the jungles of the southeastern province of Guaviare, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Three killed in freight plane accident in Colombia


July 8th, 2008 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
DPA Bogota, July 8 (DPA) At least three people were killed and eight injured Monday in Colombia when a US freight aeroplane crashed, authorities said. Coronel Fabio Castaneda, police commander in the Colombian ... Read more...

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Colombian troops tricked leftist rebels to free Betancourt, 14 others (Second lead)


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 3 (IANS) In an "epic" operation, the Colombian Army have infiltrated the ranks of the country's fiercest leftist rebels and rescued former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt and 14 others without ... Read more...

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