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Colombia, ELN rebels agree to peace talks: President

The Colombian government and the country`s last active rebel group, the ELN, have reached a new agreement to launch formal peace talks, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.

Party over: UN envoys blasted for party with Colombia rebels

United Nations observers are in hot water in Colombia over a video showing them dancing with leftist rebels while deployed to watch over the guerrillas as part of a peace deal.

Investigations confirms crashed plane in Colombia carrying football team was out of fuel

Investigations confirms crashed plane in Colombia carrying football team was out of fuel

The LaMia airlines charter flight crashed just outside Medellin on November 28, virtually wiping out the Chapecoense Real football club.

Colombia confirms crashed plane was out of fuel

 Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team was out of fuel, officials said Monday.

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.

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.

Pope seeks common ground on Colombia peace deal with Santos, Uribe

Pope Francis brought together Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his predecessor Alvaro Uribe at the Vatican Friday, without managing to persuade them to overcome their differences over an historic peace accord with FARC rebels.

Venezuela extends border closing with Colombia, Brazil

Venezuela extended the closure of its borders with Colombia and Brazil for another 72 hours as part of a drive to fight what it calls criminals hoarding 100-bolivar banknotes.

Venezuela closes border with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of Venezuelan border with Colombia for 72 hours till Thursday to deal with the "mafias" operating and smuggling out Venezuelan currency.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to receive Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos travelled to Norway to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, together with representatives of the thousands of victims of the country`s half-century conflict, the media reported on Friday.

Colombian Congress ratifies peace deal with FARC

Colombia`s Congress on Wednesday unanimously approved a peace deal with FARC guerrillas to end more than a half-century of civil war, lawmakers said.

Colombia, FARC rebels to sign new peace deal today

Colombia, FARC rebels to sign new peace deal today

A new peace accord between Colombia`s government and Marxist FARC rebels will be signed on Thursday and sent to Congress for approval. This was announced by President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday, bringing a formal end to the 52-year civil war ever closer.

Colombia, FARC rebels to sign new peace deal on Thursday

A new peace accord between Colombia`s government and Marxist FARC rebels will be signed on Thursday and sent to Congress for approval, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday, bringing a formal end to the 52-year civil war ever closer.

Colombia's ELN rebels kill 2 in 'terrorist act': Military

Colombia's ELN rebels have killed two civilian truck drivers in the country's northeast in a "terrorist act", the military said hours after the government suspended peace talks over an ELN kidnapping.

No peace talks with ELN until rebels free hostage: Colombia

Interior Minister Juan Fernando Cristo said the government was prepared to postpone the talks until it was "certain" that former congressman Odin Sanchez had been freed

Colombia to open talks with second rebel group

The Colombian government is due to open talks Thursday with the country`s second-largest rebel group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), but a down-to-the-wire hostage dispute has kept the nation in suspense.

World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi back in Argentina squad for Brazil duel

World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi back in Argentina squad for Brazil duel

Bauza`s side are currently fifth in the South American zone standings with 16 points from 10 matches.

Colombia's president extends ceasefire with FARC through yearend

Colombia`s President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday extended his ceasefire with Marxist FARC rebels through the end of the year as he seeks to revive a peace accord to end five decades of war after voters rejected the hard-fought deal in a referendum.

'Colombia peace accord`s defeat may be for the best'

The leader of Colombia`s FARC said Wednesday it may have been for the best that the peace accord negotiated with the government was rejected in a national referendum.

Colombia, FARC rebels agree to revisit peace deal

The Colombian government and FARC rebels said Friday they have agreed to discuss "adjustments" to a contested peace deal and continue a bilateral ceasefire.