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Colombian Senate approves FARC deal

The initial agreement with the rebel group was rejected in a national referendum in October.

The initial agreement with the rebel group was rejected in a national referendum in October.

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Revised peace deal signed in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono have signed another, revised peace deal.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono have signed another, revised peace deal.

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Colombian opposition slams new FARC deal as too lenient

They say it is still too lax on those guilty of serious crimes and want it ratified by another referendum, not voted by Congress as is the plan.

They say it is still too lax on those guilty of serious crimes and want it ratified by another referendum, not voted by Congress as is the plan.

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Colombian government and FARC rebels' path to peace

In September, and after four years of talks, members of the FARC rebel group unanimously agree to a peace deal with the government of Colombia.

In September, and after four years of talks, members of the FARC rebel group unanimously agree to a peace deal with the government of Colombia.

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Colombia delays peace talks with Marxist ELN rebels

Colombia’s delayed peace talks with Marxist ELN rebels at the last minute – demanding that a politician, held captive for six months, is freed.

Colombia’s delayed peace talks with Marxist ELN rebels at the last minute – demanding that a politician, held captive for six months, is freed.

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Colombians welcome Nobel Peace Prize for President Santos

Demonstrators for peace in Bogotá hail the award for their leader, hoping it will boost efforts to seal peace after voters rejected the deal he negotiated.

Demonstrators for peace in Bogotá hail the award for their leader, hoping it will boost efforts to seal peace after voters rejected the deal he negotiated.

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Juan Manuel Santos dedicates Nobel Peace Prize to Colombians, past and present

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has dedicated his 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to the victims of, and those who have lived through, the 52-year conflict with FARC…

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has dedicated his 2016 Nobel Peace Prize to the victims of, and those who have lived through, the 52-year conflict with FARC…

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Colombian president meets rival to discuss FARC deal

Juan Manuel Santos and his opposition rival Alvaro Uribe met on Wednesday in a bid to resolve their differences over a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels.

Juan Manuel Santos and his opposition rival Alvaro Uribe met on Wednesday in a bid to resolve their differences over a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels.

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Colombia and FARC rebels scramble to revive their peace deal

The race is on to salvage Colombia's peace deal as the government and FARC rebels plan new talks in the hope of reviving the pact

The race is on to salvage Colombia's peace deal as the government and FARC rebels plan new talks in the hope of reviving the pact

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Back to the drawing board in Bogota

Work will begin on Monday to revive a plan to end the 52-year conflict between the Colombian government and the country's Marxist FARC guerrillas

Work will begin on Monday to revive a plan to end the 52-year conflict between the Colombian government and the country's Marxist FARC guerrillas

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Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombian voters confound forecasters by rejecting a landmark peace deal with FARC rebels considering it "too soft" on the guerrillas.

Colombian voters confound forecasters by rejecting a landmark peace deal with FARC rebels considering it "too soft" on the guerrillas.

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Colombians reject landmark peace deal with FARC

Colombian voters confound forecasters by rejecting a landmark peace deal with FARC rebels considering it "too soft" on the guerrillas.

Colombian voters confound forecasters by rejecting a landmark peace deal with FARC rebels considering it "too soft" on the guerrillas.

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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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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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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…