FARC says to free captured Colombian soldier

Colombia`s FARC guerrillas on Thursday announced that they would release a soldier they captured last week "in the coming days," calling the move a humanitarian gesture.

Colombia arrests drug trafficker with alleged FARC links

Colombian authorities have arrested a suspected drug trafficker alleged to have links with the FARC rebel group and wanted by the United States, the army said.

Colombia arrests drug trafficker with alleged FARC links

Colombian authorities have arrested a suspected drug trafficker alleged to have links with the FARC rebel group and wanted by the United States, the army said.

Colombia`s FARC kills 5 soldiers on eve of truce: Army

Colombia`s FARC guerrillas killed five soldiers Friday in an attack that came on the eve of a unilateral ceasefire hailed as a key step in peace negotiations, the army said.

Colombia rejects FARC's verification demand for ceasefire

Colombia on Thursday welcomed an offer by Marxist rebels for a ceasefire but rejected their demand for independent monitoring, putting the plan to stop hostilities on uncertain ground hours before it was to start.

FARC calls jailing guerrillas as condition of peace pact 'unreal'

Peace negotiators for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Saturday said it was "unreal" and "asymmetrical" to make jailing guerrillas in Colombia a condition of a peace pact "while impunity for the oligarchy, the political class and the armed forces continues."

Kerry urges progress on Colombia peace talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry urged the Colombian government and FARC guerrillas Friday to make faster progress in peace talks and said the United States would try to help.

FARC and Colombian government resume peace talks: Officials

The FARC and the Colombian government agreed Wednesday to resume peace talks that stalled over the kidnap of an army general, according to Cuba and Norway, the two countries shepherding the peace process.

Colombia government, FARC continue discussions

 The negotiating teams of the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group have met in Havana to analyse how to resume the peace talks that have been suspended since last Nov 17, and for that purpose will meet again Wednesday.

FARC to free captive Colombia general on Saturday

Colombia`s FARC guerrillas will on Saturday release a general whose capture derailed peace negotiations, President Juan Manuel Santos said, reviving hopes that the talks can be salvaged.

FARC frees soldiers, demands Colombia halt Army ops

Colombia`s FARC guerrillas freed two captive soldiers on Tuesday but demanded the army halt operations to avoid jeopardizing the separate release of a general whose capture has derailed peace talks.

Colombia suspends peace talks with FARC after general kidnapped

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday suspended peace talks with the country`s largest rebel group, the FARC, as the military investigates the suspected abduction of a general.

FARC rebels get heavy jail time for killing tribe members

An indigenous court convicted seven FARC guerrillas of murdering two leaders of the Nasa tribe in western Colombia on Sunday, sentencing them to between 40 and 60 years in jail and 20 lashes.

Seven police dead in Colombia ambush

At least seven police officers were killed and seven wounded when gunmen from the FARC rebel group ambushed their convoy Tuesday in remote northwestern Colombia, officials said.

Three policemen killed in Colombia

At least three policemen were killed in an ambush by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a security official said Friday.

Colombia`s Santos says FARC attacks could end peace process

Colombia`s President Juan Manuel Santos said continuing attacks perpetrated by leftist FARC guerrillas, many of which target infrastructure, could bring an end to peace negotiations with the government.

Colombia blames FARC for power outage at major port

A rebel bombing of an electric tower knocked out power to Colombia`s largest Pacific port, authorities said Tuesday.

Colombians re-elect Juan Manuel Santos in boost for FARC talks

Colombians re-elected President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday in a cliffhanger poll seen as a referendum on peace talks with FARC guerrillas, election authorities said.

Colombia presidential run-off a referendum on peace talks

Colombia on Sunday will hold a presidential run-off that has become a referendum on peace talks under way with Latin America`s oldest insurgency.

Colombia`s FARC declare poll ceasefire, take a swipe at Zuluaga

Colombia`s leftist FARC rebels declared a ceasefire on Saturday for a three-week period covering a tight presidential election race on June 15, campaigning for which has centered on how to end five decades of war with the guerrilla group.