Revolutionary Armed Forces Of Colombia

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  • Briefly: World court rejects Nicaragua’s claim to islands

    The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that a group of tiny islands in the western Caribbean belong to Colombia, rejecting Nicaragua's claim in a long-running territorial dispute between the two Latin American nations.


  • Colombian rebels attack energy systems

    The port town of Tumaco on Colombia's Pacific coast went dark for more than a week in early August after guerrillas toppled three electricity towers in the remote area.


  • Police inspect the scene after a bomb exploded in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, May 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Julio Martinez)

    2 dead in Bogota bombing targeting former minister

    A midday bombing that killed two bodyguards of an archconservative former interior minister and injured at least 39 people in a busy commercial district of Bogota has raised fears that violence not seen in the Colombian capital in years could return.


  • FARC suspected in fatal Bogota bombing

    A bombing that killed two bodyguards of an archconservative former interior minister and injured at least 39 people Tuesday in a busy commercial district of Bogota has raised fears that violence not seen in the Colombian capital in years could return.


  • Man pleads not guilty in taking of hostages in Colombia

    An accused member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was arraigned Monday in federal court in Washington following his weekend extradition to the U.S. on charges of hostage-taking and terrorism.


  • Police officers in Bogota, Columbia, on Thursday Feb. 23, 2012, hold photographs of fellow officers who were kidnapped by rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

    Colombian rebels freeing all 'prisoners of war'

    Colombia's main rebel group said Sunday it is freeing the last of the government captives it has held for years and will abandon the practice of kidnapping.


  • **FILE** Grenades allegedly belonging to soldiers who were killed by rebels sit on the ground in Corinto in southern Colombia in November. (Associated Press)

    18 FARC members indicted on charges tied to hostage taking

    Eighteen members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Washington on terrorism and weapons charges in connection with the taking of three U.S. citizens as hostages in Colombia.


  • Cables: Colombia's Uribe reached out to FARC

    Former President Alvaro Uribe sought secret talks during his second term with Colombia's main leftist rebel group in Switzerland, and the guerrillas even reached out to the U.S. Embassy, according to leaked U.S. diplomatic cables.


  • Colombia's Defense Minister Rodrigo Rivera waves to journalists as he arrives for a press conference in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Rivera confirmed that Colombia's military killed Jorge Briceno, also known as Mono Jojoy, the field marshal and No. 2 commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, in bombing raids and combat targeting a major encampment at the edge of the country's eastern plains. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

    Colombia: No. 2 rebel commander killed

    Colombia's military killed the field marshal and No. 2 leader of the country's main leftist rebel group in bombing raids and combat at a major guerrilla encampment at the edge of the country's eastern plains, authorities announced Thursday.


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