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Enough! Colombians rage against rebel outrages

Tens of thousands of Colombians have protested across the country to demand an end to half a century of guerrilla violence and kidnapping.

Colombia’s Farc rebels kill four military hostages

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebels executed four members of the military during a botched mission to free them after a decade as hostages.

Former hostage Betancourt recounts ordeal in new book

Former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt has written for the first time about her six-year jungle ordeal.

Women’s Day protests highlight violence, inequality

Calls to end forced marriage, domestic abuse and job discrimination marked International Women's Day on Saturday as demonstrators took to the streets worldwide. The issues highlighted crossed a wide spectrum, including abortion rights in Italy, violence against women in Iraq and women hostages in Colombia.

Colombia accuses Chávez of funding Marxist rebels

Venezuela and Colombia were locked in a tense stand-off on Monday, with explosive accusations levelled against Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez a day after he ordered tanks and troops to the border. There was no sign of imminent conflict but the war of words escalated when Colombia accused Chávez of bankrolling Marxist rebels.

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