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Woman gunned down in church in Colombia

August 21st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A gunman fatally shot a woman parishioner inside a Catholic church in the southwestern town of El Dovio, Colombian media said.Nelly Perea Gonzalez, 67, was shot ... 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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Colombia beauty barred from contest (Lead)

August 10th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 10 (IANS) The Miss Colombia beauty pageant has barred a contestant from the title clash because of her alleged ties with a Mexican drug trafficker, reports EFE.Laura Marcela ... Read more...

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Miss Colombia contest bars woman linked to Mexican kingpin

August 10th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) The organisers of the Miss Colombia beauty pageant have barred the participation of a contestant for the title because of her alleged ties with a Mexican ... Read more...

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Colombian teenager accidentally killed by his pet dog

October 8th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Oct 8 (EFE) A teenager choked to death after attaching the leash of his pet pit bull to his neck while roughhousing with the dog, Colombian media reported. Deiner Lopez Madera, 14, ... Read more...

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(After 12) Outrage over killing of hippo in Colombia

July 17th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rodrigo Ruiz Tovar Bogota, July 17 (DPA) The killing of a hippopotamus that escaped from a private zoo once owned by slain drug lord Pablo Escobar has sparked public outrage in Colombia.Pepe, ... Read more...

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Eight Colombian soldiers killed in clash with rebels

April 30th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 30 (DPA) Eight Colombian soldiers have been killed in a clash with leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in the northeastern Perija mountains on the Venezuelan ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Colombian Fritzl’ who fathered 8 kids with daughter surfaces

March 29th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 29 (ANI): After Austria and Italy, another man has been arrested for allegedly fathering eight children with his daughter.Arcedio Alvarez, a Colombian man, is said to have abused his daughter, ... Read more...

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Authorities investigate suspected ‘Colombian Fritzl’

March 29th, 2009 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 29 (DPA) Authorities in the central Colombian region of Tolima Saturday launched an investigation into a man suspected of having fathered eight children by his own daughter. The man, aged 58, ... Read more...

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Colombia extradites 14 paramilitaries to US

May 14th, 2008 - 12:50 am ICT by admin
DPA Bogota, May 13 (DPA) Colombia Tuesday extradited to the US 14 commanders of extreme-right paramilitary groups who were suspected of drug trafficking. The extraditions were made possible because the government of Colombian ... Read more...

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