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Deadly Hurricane Matthew reaches highest level

Hurricane Matthew has turned deadly off Colombia’s Caribbean coast, killing at least one person as it heads north.

Hurricane Matthew has turned deadly off Colombia’s Caribbean coast, killing at least one person as it heads north.

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Rebels seek forgiveness before referendum on peace deal

In the week before Colombia holds a referendum on whether to accept a peace deal to end over fifty years of civil war, commanders of the main rebel group, the FARC, have been asking their victims to f

In the week before Colombia holds a referendum on whether to accept a peace deal to end over fifty years of civil war, commanders of the main rebel group, the FARC, have been asking their victims to f

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Colombia prepares for poll over historic peace deal

After four years of talks, FARC members unanimously agreed to a peace deal with the Columbian government to end a bitter conflict that’s lasted more than half a…

After four years of talks, FARC members unanimously agreed to a peace deal with the Columbian government to end a bitter conflict that’s lasted more than half a…

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Colombia prepares to bid farewell to arms

Colombia’s government and Marxist rebel are readying to end a half-century war that’s killed a quarter of a million people.

Colombia’s government and Marxist rebel are readying to end a half-century war that’s killed a quarter of a million people.

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Colombia prepares for poll over historic peace deal

After four years of talks, FARC members unanimously agreed to a peace deal with the Columbian government to end a bitter conflict that’s lasted more than half a…

After four years of talks, FARC members unanimously agreed to a peace deal with the Columbian government to end a bitter conflict that’s lasted more than half a…

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Colombia prepares for signing of historic peace deal

Colombia’s Caribbean town of Cartagena is preparing to host the signing of an historic peace deal between the Colombian government and Farc rebels.

Colombia’s Caribbean town of Cartagena is preparing to host the signing of an historic peace deal between the Colombian government and Farc rebels.

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The war in Colombia is over, Santos tells UN

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has officially submitted the peace deal to end his country’s civil war to the United Nations Security Council.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has officially submitted the peace deal to end his country’s civil war to the United Nations Security Council.

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Colombia's FARC rebels announce a definitive truce

Colombia’s leftist rebel group the FARC has ordered its fighters to observe a ceasefire from midnight local time in a definitive truce.

Colombia’s leftist rebel group the FARC has ordered its fighters to observe a ceasefire from midnight local time in a definitive truce.

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Colombia's peace deal heads to Congress

It was an historic moment: the formal peace agreement made in Havana to end 52 years of civil war in Colombia.

It was an historic moment: the formal peace agreement made in Havana to end 52 years of civil war in Colombia.

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Colombia government urges referendum backing for FARC peace deal

The Colombian government has defended the peace deal agreed on Wednesday under which leftist FARC rebels will give up their armed struggle and join the political…

The Colombian government has defended the peace deal agreed on Wednesday under which leftist FARC rebels will give up their armed struggle and join the political…

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Colombia's long road to peace

After 52 years of fighting and four years of negotiations Latin America’s longest running conflict has officially ended.

After 52 years of fighting and four years of negotiations Latin America’s longest running conflict has officially ended.

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Colombia and FARC rebels sign historic peace deal

After four years of negotiations the Colombian government and leftist FARC rebels have signed a historic peace agreement ending a 50-year-old insurgency.

After four years of negotiations the Colombian government and leftist FARC rebels have signed a historic peace agreement ending a 50-year-old insurgency.

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Venezuela and Colombia agree to re-open border crossings

border to re-open along five crossings to pedestrians to remain open for 15hrs per day full re-opening under discussion Venezuela and Colombia have agreed to partially re-open their…

border to re-open along five crossings to pedestrians to remain open for 15hrs per day full re-opening under discussion Venezuela and Colombia have agreed to partially re-open their…

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Venezuela-Colombia discuss full border opening

The foreign ministers of Venezuela and Colombia have met to discuss moves to open up their joint border, a year after Caracas closed crossings in a crackdown on…

The foreign ministers of Venezuela and Colombia have met to discuss moves to open up their joint border, a year after Caracas closed crossings in a crackdown on…

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Crossing into Colombia

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in

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Venezuela reopens Colombian border to allow people to buy basic goods

Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into neighbouring Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine, as the border between the two countries was temporarily…

Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into neighbouring Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine, as the border between the two countries was temporarily…

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Venezuelans rush into Colombia seeking food and medicine

During a brief border opening tens of thousands of Venezuelans flooded into neighbouring Colombia to buy food and medicine not available in their economically troubled country.

During a brief border opening tens of thousands of Venezuelans flooded into neighbouring Colombia to buy food and medicine not available in their economically troubled country.

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Celebratory scenes on the streets of Bogota

The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…

The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…

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Hopes for peace as Colombia signs historic ceasefire deal

Colombia’s president and the leader of its largest rebel army, the FARC have signed an historic ceasefire deal in the Cuban capital Havana.

Colombia’s president and the leader of its largest rebel army, the FARC have signed an historic ceasefire deal in the Cuban capital Havana.

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Colombia's government and main rebel army sign historic ceasefire deal in Cuba

Latin American leaders and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gathered in the Cuban capital Havana have witnessed the historic signing of a ceasefire deal between Colombia’s government and its main

Latin American leaders and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gathered in the Cuban capital Havana have witnessed the historic signing of a ceasefire deal between Colombia’s government and its main

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Historic ceasefire deal brings peace closer to Colombia

Colombia’s civil war began as a 1960s peasant revolt but then exploded into a cocaine-fuelled conflict which killed at least 22,000 people and displaced…

Colombia’s civil war began as a 1960s peasant revolt but then exploded into a cocaine-fuelled conflict which killed at least 22,000 people and displaced…