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Colombian rebels kill 12 soldiers


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 22 (IANS) At least 12 army soldiers were killed in clashes with rebels in northern Colombia Monday, officials said.The fighting between Colombian Army soldiers and the rebel of ... Read more...

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10 rebels captured in Colombia


February 10th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) Ten guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed forces of Colombia (FARC) have been captured by security forces in an operation near the Venezuelan border, the government said. The rebels were ... 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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5 Colombian soldiers killed in rebel minefield


May 4th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Bogota, May 4 (IANS) At least five Colombian soldiers were killed and 10 wounded when they entered a minefield chasing leftist guerrillas. Two officers and three troopers were killed Saturday as they ... Read more...

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Five Colombian soldiers killed during anti-rebel operation


May 4th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Bogota, May 4 (IANS) At least five soldiers have been killed and 10 wounded in a mine explosion during an operation to nab a rebel guerrilla leader in northeast Colombia, a military ... Read more...

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Sarkozy ready to pick up Betancourt from Colombian forests


April 4th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin
(Second lead) DPA Paris, April 4 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy would be willing to pick up rebel hostage Ingrid Betancourt personally from Colombian forests in case of her release, Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner ... Read more...

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Colombia’s Betancourt ‘matter of life or death’ for world


March 1st, 2008 - 9:04 am ICT by admin
By Sandra Parra Bogota, March 1 (DPA) The poor health of former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, kidnapped six years ago, and the appalling conditions in which the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ... Read more...

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