Quantcast

Latest Colombian armed conflict Stories

2005-12-18 19:59:17

By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian rebels killed eight police officers and captured at least 30 others at a remote jungle station on Saturday in what appears to be one of the biggest blows against the security forces in years, the police said on Sunday.

2005-12-17 20:51:53

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian Marxist rebels killed at least five police officers during a night-time attack on their station in an isolated jungle town in the country's north early on Saturday, police said.

2005-12-17 11:04:54

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia slammed the United States for interfering in the country's internal affairs after U.S. Ambassador William Wood said he was worried that far-right paramilitaries may interfere in upcoming elections.

2005-12-13 22:18:42

By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia is prepared to withdraw troops from around a small mountain town if necessary to negotiate with Marxist rebels for the freedom of dozens of hostages held for as long as seven years, the government said on Tuesday.

2005-12-13 21:36:30

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia is prepared to withdraw troops from around a small mountain town in order to negotiate with Marxist rebels about a possible deal to free 63 hostages, the government said on Tuesday.

2005-11-15 14:32:54

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will provide up to $20 million this year to help Colombia disarm and re-train former members of groups on the State Department's terrorism list, a move that could have implications for the broader U.S. war on terrorism.

2005-10-25 18:08:54

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's largest rebel group on Tuesday denied police accusations it had carried out a recent bomb attack against a top Senate ally of President Alvaro Uribe, saying it was the work of politicians linked to right-wing paramilitary drug smugglers.

2005-10-19 21:32:06

By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's Constitutional Court on Wednesday approved a law allowing presidents to serve more than one term, but popular incumbent Alvaro Uribe was still awaiting a second court ruling to learn if he could run in next May's election.

2005-10-12 16:23:39

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's armed forces went on alert on Wednesday against rebel attacks and protesters took to the streets as the nation awaited a court ruling on whether President Alvaro Uribe can seek re-election.

2005-10-12 01:15:03

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian police dismantled grenade launchers pointed at the presidential palace late on Tuesday that they said rebels had placed there, a day after one of the president's top congressional allies survived a car bombing.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
Related