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2006-07-31 18:50:37

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Fifteen soldiers were killed in a rebel ambush in northern Colombia on Monday and a Bogota car bomb killed a civilian, marking an increase in violence before President Alvaro Uribe starts his second term.

2006-07-31 13:35:18

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - At least one civilian was killed and 15 soldiers injured on Monday by a car bomb targeting a military convoy in Bogota, the army said.

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.

2006-07-11 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.

2006-07-07 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.

2006-06-28 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.

2006-06-16 16:46:28

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - The United States on Friday said it will ask Russia to reconsider selling two dozen fighter jets to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez after Washington banned all U.S. arms sales to Caracas. The U.S.

2006-06-14 22:43:17

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Wednesday his government planned to buy 24 Russian-made Sukhoi fighter jets as part of increased military spending to beef up his armed forces.

2006-06-14 15:35:30

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Wearing his old army uniform and red paratroop beret, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez handed new Russian-made rifles to troops on Wednesday, vowing Washington would not defeat his socialist revolution.


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