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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…

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Colombia down Peru to reach Copa America semi-finals

Colombia captain James Rodriguez and his team-mates celebrated as Los Cafeteros kept their composure to edge out rivals Peru in the quarter-finals of the Copa America at the MetLife Stadium in New…

Colombia captain James Rodriguez and his team-mates celebrated as Los Cafeteros kept their composure to edge out rivals Peru in the quarter-finals of the Copa America at the MetLife Stadium in New…

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Colombia's FARC rebels may return to battle, warns president

Colombia’s president said his country’s FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebel group is prepared to return to the battlefield if peace negotiations…

Colombia’s president said his country’s FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebel group is prepared to return to the battlefield if peace negotiations…

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Colombian ‘bullet art’

A New York gallery is showcasing the work of Colombian artist Federico Uribe, who instead of a paintbrush and easel prefers to work with household objects such as pencils, books and piano…

A New York gallery is showcasing the work of Colombian artist Federico Uribe, who instead of a paintbrush and easel prefers to work with household objects such as pencils, books and piano…

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Journalists held by Colombian rebels freed

Three journalists held by Marxist rebels in Colombia have been freed after up to six days in captivity.

Three journalists held by Marxist rebels in Colombia have been freed after up to six days in captivity.

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Spanish journalist freed in Colombia

Spanish journalist Salud Hernández has been freed by after six days in captivity in Colombia.

Spanish journalist Salud Hernández has been freed by after six days in captivity in Colombia.

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Pillow fight for peace

Hundreds of university students staged a pillow fight in the Colombian capital of Bogota as a symbolic act carrying a message of peace.

Hundreds of university students staged a pillow fight in the Colombian capital of Bogota as a symbolic act carrying a message of peace.

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Colombian child soldiers to be removed from FARC rebel ranks

The Colombian government has agreed a plan to reintegrate child soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, into society. The

The Colombian government has agreed a plan to reintegrate child soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, into society. The