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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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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'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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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

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Colombia begins peace talks with leftist rebels

Colombia’s government and leftist National Liberation Army rebels say they are to begin formal peace talks, bringing the country a step closer to

Colombia’s government and leftist National Liberation Army rebels say they are to begin formal peace talks, bringing the country a step closer to

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Colombia to miss March 23 peace deadline

It’s official: Colombia will miss a deadline for a peace accord between the government and leftist FARC rebels. President Juan Manuel Santos said on

It’s official: Colombia will miss a deadline for a peace accord between the government and leftist FARC rebels. President Juan Manuel Santos said on

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Remains of victims of Colombian civil war returned to families

The remains of 29 people who disappeared during the half-century conflict in Colombia were handed over to their families on Thursday, as the peace process gets back on track.

The remains of 29 people who disappeared during the half-century conflict in Colombia were handed over to their families on Thursday, as the peace process gets back on track.

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Colombia deal with FARC brings peace agreement closer

Colombia is a step closer to reaching a final peace agreement with the country’s militants. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has

Colombia is a step closer to reaching a final peace agreement with the country’s militants. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has

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Colombian government and FARC rebels sign agreement

Representatives of the Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebels have signed an agreement which could put peace talks back on track to end the

Representatives of the Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebels have signed an agreement which could put peace talks back on track to end the

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Peace prospect: Colombia-FARC ceasefire could be called on January 1

A ceasefire between Colombia and rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – or FARC – could be called on January 1, 2016. Juan Manuel

A ceasefire between Colombia and rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – or FARC – could be called on January 1, 2016. Juan Manuel

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Optimism as Colombia and FARC get to work on peace deal

After Wednesday’s historic handshake and the commitment to peace between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group, the groundwork begins

After Wednesday’s historic handshake and the commitment to peace between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group, the groundwork begins

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Colombia and Farc rebels announce 'peace' breakthrough

Colombia’president and Farc’s top rebel commander have shaken hands signaling a breakthrough in nearly three years of peace talks. President Juan

Colombia’president and Farc’s top rebel commander have shaken hands signaling a breakthrough in nearly three years of peace talks. President Juan

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Colombia: 'Peace is close' in FARC conflict says President Santos

Columbian leader Juan Manuel Santos says “Peace is close” in his country’s decades long-war with Marxist FARC rebels. The message was carried on

Columbian leader Juan Manuel Santos says “Peace is close” in his country’s decades long-war with Marxist FARC rebels. The message was carried on