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Colombian caught trying to board plane with grenade


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) A man was arrested when a grenade was found in his carry-on luggage as he tried to board a commercial flight in the southwestern Colombian city ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five in Colombia


July 28th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and five wounded when a gunman opened fire at a crowd watching an amateur soccer match in the northwestern Colombian city of ... Read more...

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From Hillary Clinton to Romney’s dog, Obama pokes fun at all


April 29th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama turned comic for a night to poke fun at everything, from the Secret Service scandal to his top diplomat Hillary Clinton, to ... Read more...

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Rapper killed in Colombia


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa was fatally shot in an attack that targeted two people accompanying him, authorities in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Whisker stolen from giant cat statue in Colombia


April 11th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 11 (IANS/EFE) One of the whiskers on the giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue donated by painter and sculptor Fernando Botero to his native Medellin has been stolen, ... Read more...

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Giant cat statue arrives in Colombia


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Painter and sculptor Fernando Botero's giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue, which is made of bronze and weighs 1,050 kg, has arrived at the port of ... Read more...

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Colombian city gets outdoor escalators


December 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) A poor neighbourhood on the western mountainside of the Colombian city of Medellin has been installed with outdoor escalators to solve the problem of people getting ... Read more...

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17 wounded in Colombia car bomb blast


June 20th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 20 (IANS) At least 17 were wounded in a car bomb explosion in a Colombian city, authorities said here Sunday.The blast occurred in the Colombian city of ... Read more...

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Murder in Colombian church during Mass


November 19th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) A man was gunned down inside a church in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin while attending a memorial Mass for a relative slain earlier, police said Thursday.Two ... Read more...

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Juanes concert brings attention to violence in Colombian city


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Medellin (Colombia), Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes organised a concert in a violent district of his home city of Medellin, where turf battles among rival gangs have killed more than 1,600 ... Read more...

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Colombian police arrest parrot in crime raid


September 17th, 2010 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 17 (DPA) Police in the Colombian city of Barranquilla "arrested" a parrot after it helped several alleged drug dealers and thieves get away during a raid, the daily El Heraldo ... 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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Four killed in Colombia shootout


July 31st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 31 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed and another was wounded in a gunfight among suspected drug dealers in Colombia, police said. The incident happened in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin, ... Read more...

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Moderate Earthquake Felt In Colombian Capital


July 30th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gian Gomez Bogota, Colombia, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bogota, the capital city of Colombia experienced a moderate earthquake on the 29th of July. According to reports from the city, the earthquake measured ... Read more...

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3 Colombian Residents Receive Indictments In America Due To Their Alleged Involvement In A Visa Fraud Affair


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, July 23, 2010 (Just Flashed): The Justice Department of America has uttered that three citizens of Colombia have been extradited to the United States. The purpose behind their transportation to America ... Read more...

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Judge gunned down in Colombia


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 23 (IANS/EFE) A criminal court judge was killed Thursday in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin while waiting for a taxi, police said. The suspected shooter of Judge Diego Fernando Escobar ... Read more...

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FARC rebels release Colombian soldier after one year


March 29th, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 29 (DPA) Colombian rebels followed through Sunday on the release of a soldier they had taken prisoner nearly a year ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross said (ICRC). The ... Read more...

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Jaguar undergoes dental surgery


March 15th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Reina, a female jaguar who lives at the Santa Fe Zoo in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin, underwent an operation on her canine teeth because they showed ... Read more...

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Teacher throws sandal at Colombian presidential candidate


March 7th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 7 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian teacher threw a sandal at former agriculture minister and a presidential candidate Andres Felipe Arias during a public event at a theatre in the northern Colombian ... Read more...

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One dead, 19 hurt in Colombia prison fight


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) One inmate was killed and 19 wounded in clashes at a prison in the southwestern Colombian city of Cali, but authorities managed to regain control of the facility, ... Read more...

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Dengue emergency declared in Colombian city


February 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The deaths of four children and an adult from hemorrhagic dengue so far this year has led authorities of the southwestern Colombian city of Cali to declare a ... Read more...

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Stray bullet hits woman riding in cable car in Colombia


December 14th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 14 (EFE) A stray bullet hit a young woman riding a Metrocable, a cable-car system in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin, television stations reported. The woman was taken to a ... Read more...

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Seven killed in shootout at Colombian cemetery


December 1st, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 1 (EFE) A shootout between suspected gang members during a burial at a cemetery left seven people dead in the southwestern Colombian city of Cali over the weekend, officials said. Six ... Read more...

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Colombian drug trafficker nabbed at father-in-law’s funeral


April 8th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 8 (EFE) A suspected drug trafficker was arrested in the Colombian city of Cali while attending his father-in-law's funeral, the police said. Gennie Alberto Moreno Valencia was arrested Monday on murder, ... Read more...

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Colombian sentenced to 28 years for journalist’s murder


January 23rd, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 23 (IANS) The former mayor of the central Colombian city of Barrancabermeja was sentenced to 28 years in prison for the slaying of journalist Jose Emeterio Rivas in 2003, EFE ... Read more...

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Colombia to build 1,800 km highway to link with Venezuela


October 21st, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Oct 21 (IANS) With an aim to improve trade in the region, Colombia is planning to build a nearly 1,800-km highway to link its Pacific coastal region with Venezuela, EFE news ... Read more...

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FARC delivers video of surviving hostage


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 22 (IANS) Leftist insurgent group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has delivered a video as a proof of life of the only surviving member of a group they kidnapped ... Read more...

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Venezuela, US clash at Organization of American States meeting


June 4th, 2008 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
DPA Medellin (Colombia), June 4 (DPA) Venezuela and the US clashed Tuesday at the annual meeting of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in the Colombian city of Medellin. ... Read more...

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Colombia landslide toll reaches 25


June 3rd, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Medellin (Colombia), June 3 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's landslide in this northwestern Colombian city reached 25 Tuesday after rescuers recovered more bodies from the rubble, EFE news agency reported quoting authorities. ... Read more...

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