Candidates in Colombia`s presidential election

President Juan Manuel Santos and opposition challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga are in a tight race ahead of a second-round vote on June 15 for Colombia`s top job, in an election campaign being held against a backdrop of peace talks with Marxist rebels.

Three dead, 13 missing in collapse of mine in Colombia

A collapse at one of Colombia`s many unlicensed mines has killed three people and left another 13 missing under tons of mud and rock, rescue officials said.

Pharrell Williams announces album date

Pharrell Williams is all set to unveil his new album `G I R L` on March 3.

Three killed in mall shooting near US capital

Three people died Saturday in a shooting at a shopping mall popular with young families in a suburb of the US capital, authorities said Saturday, as they searched for a motive and possibly more victims.

Divisions erupt as Columbia rebels criticize their own

In the latest sign of division amongst Colombia`s FARC rebels as peace talks continue, the group`s leadership on Friday made a rare condemnation of an attack by some of its own guerillas.

Srinivasan will serve with distinction: Obama

US President Barack Obama described Srikanth Sri Srinivasan as a "trailblazer" who personifies the best of America and expressed confidence that he will serve as a judge "with distinction".

FARC, government to resume talks; 7 die in Columbia

Five FARC militants, a policeman and a soldier were killed in recent days, authorities said as peace talks aimed at ending the long-running conflict were set to resume.

Colombian docufilm presents Ganges in new light

The ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela described often as the "greatest show on earth" across the world has been a magnet for tourists, who travel to witness the mega gathering of humanity on the banks of the Ganges in Allahabad.

Colombia: 13 killed in military chopper crash

Officials in Colombia say a Colombian air force helicopter has crashed near the Caribbean coast and all 13 people aboard have been killed.

More firings likely at US Secret Service: Lawmaker

Eight other Secret Service employees remain on administrative leave and have had their top-secret clearance revoked.