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2006-07-14 17:13:35

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Leftist Colombian rebels killed 10 civilians and took 170 hostage, authorities said on Friday, in a show of force before conservative President Alvaro Uribe starts his second term next month.

2006-07-14 12:42:31

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Leftist Colombian rebels killed 10 civilians and took 170 hostage, authorities said on Friday, in a show of force before conservative President Alvaro Uribe starts his second term next month.

2006-07-07 19:42:43

By Manuela Badawy BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian police on Friday launched a program to monitor rebels and paramilitaries demobilized since 2003 in an effort to allay criticism of the government's disarmament campaign.

2006-07-05 01:21:59

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines government still hopes peace talks with the communists, stalled in 2004, will resume soon despite a renewed army offensive against the rebels, the president's peace adviser 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.

2006-05-22 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.

2006-04-12 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.

2006-04-01 17:07:57

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian troops killed 22 Marxist rebels on Saturday in an offensive aimed at preventing guerrilla attacks during campaigning for the May presidential election, the army said.

2006-03-10 17:58:03

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - The last large Colombian right-wing paramilitary force gave up its guns on Friday, as part of a peace deal negotiated with the government.

2006-03-06 16:54:48

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian rebels killed three civilians with a bomb intended for soldiers on Monday, the latest in a series of attacks President Alvaro Uribe called a "cowardly" attempt to erode his support ahead of elections.


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