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Patrick Markey

Patrick Markey

    Suspected Colombian rebels kidnap 23 oil workers
    Suspected Colombian rebels kidnap 23 oil workers
    Suspected Farc guerrillas have captured 23 Colombian oil contractors carrying out exploration work for Canada's Talisman Energy in a rare mass...
    Nato kill dozens of Afghan insurgents
    Nato kill dozens of Afghan insurgents
    US and other Nato troops killed about 50 insurgents during attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, calling in air strikes to repel an assault on an...
    Colombia says rebels murder kidnapped governor
    Colombia says rebels murder kidnapped governor
    Colombia said on Tuesday Farc guerrillas slit a state governor's throat hours after they kidnapped him during a brazen raid in one of worst rebel...
    Honduras resists pressure over ousted leader Zelaya
    Honduras resists pressure over ousted leader Zelaya
    Honduras' de facto government on Monday resisted pressure from opponents and the international community over ousted President Manuel Zelaya, who...
    OAS set to suspend Honduras as it renounces charter
    OAS set to suspend Honduras as it renounces charter
    The Organisation of American States prepared to suspend Honduras on Saturday after a caretaker government refused to restore ousted President...
    Chávez wins vote to allow re-election
    Chávez wins vote to allow re-election
    Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez won a referendum vote on Sunday that lets him stay in power for as long as he keeps beating his rivals in...
    Govt: Colombia's top Farc commander is dead
    Govt: Colombia's top Farc commander is dead
    The founder and chief commander of Colombia's Farc rebel force, Manuel Marulanda, has died after more than 40 years fighting the state from jungle...
    Colombia says it kills Farc commander in Ecuador
    Colombia says it kills Farc commander in Ecuador
    Colombia's military said on Saturday its troops had killed a top rebel commander in an attack on a jungle camp across the border in Ecuador in a...
    Chávez storms to re-election victory
    Chávez storms to re-election victory
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez stormed to a re-election victory in Sunday's vote, handing him an ample mandate to broaden his promised...
    Chávez storms to re-election victory
    Chávez storms to re-election victory
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez stormed to a re-election victory in Sunday's vote, handing him an ample mandate to broaden his promised socialist...