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2006-07-12 02:14:21

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's ambassador to the United States quit late on Tuesday over the nomination of disgraced former President Ernesto Samper as ambassador to France, an appointment opposed by Washington.

2006-07-11 19:18:58

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian soldiers killed at least 15 Marxist rebels in four separate clashes across the country on Tuesday, the army said. The fighting came as President Alvaro Uribe, popular for cracking down on the guerrillas, prepares to start his second term next month.

2006-06-28 18:51:46

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian soldiers killed the rebel leader overseeing a campaign to take over a central part of the country abandoned by right-wing militias who pulled out after peace talks, the army said on Wednesday.

2006-06-01 18:19:19

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe's re-election is a victory for the United States, but it is illegitimate because of the low voter turnout, the country's main rebel group said on Thursday.

2006-05-29 08:58:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush congratulated Colombian President Alvaro Uribe on Monday for his sweeping re-election victory.

2006-05-22 21:22:52

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian army patrol accidentally killed 10 police officers engaged in an undercover operation in one of the country's worst "friendly fire" incidents, authorities said on Monday. A civilian was also shot dead by the army patrol.

2006-04-21 21:27:36

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - At least six soldiers and 10 state security agents were killed in an ambush by leftist guerrillas in northeast Colombia on Thursday, as fighting increases ahead of May's presidential election.

2006-04-12 18:29:00

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Colombia's second-largest rebel group believes a peace accord with President Alvaro Uribe is possible and would discuss an arms handover as part of broader negotiations, a commander said on Wednesday.

2006-04-03 17:32:07

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian politician taken hostage more than four years ago by leftist rebels has had a child by one of her captors in a secret jungle prison camp, according to a book to be published on Tuesday.

2006-04-03 16:04:46

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian politician taken hostage more than four years ago by leftist rebels has had a child by one of her captors in a secret jungle prison camp, according to a book to be published on Tuesday.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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