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2006-05-15 08:42:09

By Ed Cropley NEAR THE SALWEEN RIVER, Myanmar (Reuters) - Ta Kler Too was two weeks old when he had to go through his first minefield.

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.

2006-02-27 16:49:59

HAVANA (Reuters) - Exploratory peace talks between the Colombian government and the country's second-largest Marxist guerrilla group ended on Monday with no agreement other than to meet again in April.

2006-02-24 17:37:07

HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia agreed on Friday to suspend capture orders for two leaders of the country's second-largest Marxist guerrilla group in an effort to build trust in peace talks hosted by Cuba.

2006-01-13 19:20:10

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian soldiers killed at least six Marxist rebels in combat on Friday even as the leaders of the guerrilla group prepared for a second round of preliminary peace talks next month, the army said.

2005-12-28 00:15:48

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Marxist rebels killed 28 Colombian soldiers on a mission to destroy coca plants on Tuesday, the worst blow against the military for years as tensions rise ahead of 2006 elections.

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.

2005-08-20 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.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.