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FIFA World Cup 2018: Cycling star Nairo Quintana calls for unity following Colombia's loss to Japan

FIFA World Cup 2018: Cycling star Nairo Quintana calls for unity following Colombia's loss to Japan

"As a people, we have always showed that, united, we can face any circumstances," Quintana said in a Twitter post accompanied by a photograph of him wearing a national team jersey.

Jun 20, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
Colombia international full-back Frank Fabra to miss World Cup

Colombia international full-back Frank Fabra to miss World Cup

 Colombia international full-back Frank Fabra has been ruled out of the World Cup in Russia after suffering a serious knee injury, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said.

Jun 10, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

Colombian security forces kill top drug trafficker: President

The Gulf Clan, which accounts for some 70 percent of Colombia`s cocaine production, was born from the remnants of an outlawed right-wing paramilitary group which fought rebels during the country`s half-century civil conflict.

Sep 01, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

 

Ninety-nine people were rescued, Margarita Moncada, the head of disaster relief for Antioquia province, told journalists.

 

Jun 26, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
At least eleven die in Colombia coal mine explosion

At least eleven die in Colombia coal mine explosion

At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday.

Jun 25, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Colombian coal production hit a record 90 million tons last year, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters: Officials

Rebels with Colombia`s National Liberation Army (ELN) group have freed two Dutch journalists snatched days ago in the country`s northeast.

Jun 24, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

Explosion rattles Colombia’s capital, 26 injured

An explosion injured at least 26 people in the Colombian capital Sunday, most of them police guarding a bullring that had been targeted by protests on reopening last month, officials said.

Feb 20, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
Amateur video captures Colombian cargo plane crash – Watch

Amateur video captures Colombian cargo plane crash – Watch

The Boeing 727, operated by the Colombian carrier Aerosucre, was bound for Bogota from Puerto Carreno, near the Venezuelan border.

Dec 22, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

Colombian cargo plane crash kills five crew

A Colombian cargo plane crashed three minutes after taking off in the east of the country Tuesday evening, killing five crew members and critically injuring another, officials said.

Dec 21, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Colombia's FARC rebels turn over 13 child soldiers

Colombia's largest rebel group has handed 13 child soldiers over to an international humanitarian mission as part of a deal to end decades of bloody fighting.

Sep 11, 2016, 06:32 AM IST

Colombia court backs referendum on peace deal with FARC

A peace deal being negotiated with FARC rebels will ultimately be subject to a referendum once mooted by the Colombian government, the constitutional court ruled Monday.

Jul 19, 2016, 07:46 AM IST
Thousands of Colombians pose nude `in the name of peace`

Thousands of Colombians pose nude `in the name of peace`

Around 6,000 people in Colombia braved chills to pose naked in Bogota's Bolivar Plaza `in the name of peace` on Sunday.

Jun 07, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Ex-mayor of Colombia's capital jailed 18 years for graft

The former leftist mayor of Colombia's capital has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for taking bribes in the awarding of ambulance contracts.

Mar 30, 2016, 08:12 AM IST

Scores of dismembered bodies found in Colombian jails

Remains of at least 100 dismembered prisoners and visitors have been found in drain pipes at a jail in Colombia`s capital that houses drug traffickers, Marxist rebels and paramilitaries, investigators said on Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2016, 01:42 AM IST

Colombia arrests 11 in sex-trafficking ring

In the capital Bogota, four people were captured for being brokers of air tickets and visas to China, police said.

Nov 22, 2015, 03:03 AM IST

Small plane crashes in Colombia capital; 4 dead, 12 injured

A small plane crashed into a residential area of Bogota shortly after taking off from the capital's airport, setting a bakery on fire and killing all four people on the aircraft and injuring a dozen people on the ground, authorities said.

Oct 19, 2015, 08:00 AM IST

Peace with FARC rebels brings cheers, cynicism from weary Colombians

A pledge from Colombia`s government and FARC rebels to end Latin America`s longest war by next March brought both applause and doubts among a people bruised by 51 years of death, disappearances and damage to the economy.

Sep 24, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Colombia issues arrest warrants against 22 army officers

Colombia has issued arrest warrants for 22 active and retired army officers and two civilians for their alleged involvement in an extrajudicial execution of 18 people, prosecutors said.

Sep 03, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Two blasts hit Colombian capital, 10 hurt

Two minor blasts have rattled the Colombian capital Bogota and injured at least 10 people, amid an uptick in violence and strains in negotiations to end the country`s internal conflict.

Jul 03, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

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