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2005-10-11 13:29:00

By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Marxist rebels have sent Colombians a violent message ahead of a court ruling on whether President Alvaro Uribe can run for reelection, by trying to kill one of his most prominent supporters. Sen.

2005-09-12 14:29:27

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Two men hijacked a small commercial airplane with about 25 people on board, including a congressman, on Monday and forced it to land at a military airport in Bogota, authorities said.

2005-09-12 13:35:55

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A small commercial airplane with about 25 people on board was hijacked by two armed men on Monday and forced to make an emergency landing at a military airport in Bogota, Air Force Gen. Edgar Alfonso Lesmez told local media.

2005-08-20 09:12:45

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Left-wing Colombian rebels apologized on Saturday for killing two Roman Catholic priests and two building workers in an ambush and said those responsible for the mistake would be punished.

2005-08-18 18:17:16

By Carmel Crimmins and Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Three IRA-linked fugitives from Colombian justice surrendered to Dublin police on Thursday, complicating the delicate Northern Ireland peace process and leaving the Irish government with a political dilemma.

2005-08-18 16:28:36

By Carmel Crimmins and Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Three IRA-linked fugitives from Colombian justice surrendered to Dublin police on Thursday, complicating the delicate Northern Ireland peace process and leaving the Irish government with a political dilemma.

2005-08-04 16:07:46

By Patricia Wilson CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President Bush pledged on Thursday to sustain funding for Colombia's fight against drugs and violence even as a senior State Department official said Washington would like to reduce its anti-narcotics aid.

2005-07-27 19:10:47

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia must aggressively prosecute human rights atrocities and ensure that right-wing paramilitaries who are guilty of murder are brought to justice, a top U.S. government official said on Wednesday. Nicholas Burns, U.S.

2005-07-15 19:42:09

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's rebel-fighting president enjoys strong public support and his potential rivals are losing ground ahead of next year's election, a Gallup poll released on Friday said.

2005-07-08 22:29:51

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Four feared Colombian paramilitary warlords said on Friday they would lay down their arms, raising hopes all far-right militias would disband under peace talks the government has been forced to defend.


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