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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.

Colombian government, FARC sign revised peace agreement

The revised agreement will be sent to Congress.

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 awarded to Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos for peace efforts with FARC

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 awarded to Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos for peace efforts with FARC

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016 has been won by Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos.

Colombia says up to FARC whether to change peace deal

Colombia`s government said Tuesday that the FARC rebels must decide whether to renegotiate a peace deal that voters rejected in a referendum, throwing a four-year-old peace process into disarray.

Colombian government, FARC scramble to save peace deal

 The Colombian government and FARC rebels scrambled Monday to save a peace deal after voters narrowly rejected it in a referendum, throwing the four-year-old peace process into uncertainty.

Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal

Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal

The Colombian government and the leftist FARC rebel force signed a historic peace accord Monday to end a half-century conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.

FARC guerrilla raps for peace in Colombia

John Esteban Perez was 13 when he joined the FARC rebels in Colombia. Now 26, he has spent half his life as a guerrilla.

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.

Jitters in rebel heartland over peace in Colombia

Esperanza Rivera, who grew up in the same mountains that gave birth to the FARC guerrillas, is happy about the Colombian peace deal -- but worries about what comes next.

Colombia ceasefire ends half-century war with FARC

Colombia ceasefire ends half-century war with FARC

An historic ceasefire came into effect in Colombia, ending a 52-year war between FARC rebels and the government.

Colombia asks Pope, UN to help form post-conflict court

Colombia asks Pope, UN to help form post-conflict court

Negotiators say the final peace accord will set up a court to try those accused of the worst atrocities. But some of those accused of less serious deeds could receive an amnesty.

Colombia government, rebels agree to full ceasefire

Colombia government, rebels agree to full ceasefire

Colombia`s government and the FARC guerrilla group reached agreement Wednesday on a definitive ceasefire in Latin America`s longest civil war, they said in a joint statement.

Colombia government, rebels on verge of definitive ceasefire: FARC

Colombia`s government and the FARC guerrilla group have "nearly" struck an agreement on a definitive ceasefire in their more than half-century-old conflict, rebel representatives announced on Wednesday.

Colombian government, rebel group agree on peace deal

The "special agreement" is based on the Geneva Conventions and will be incorporated into domestic law through a legislative act.

Obama offers Colombia more than $450 million aid to help with peace process

 U.S. government will commit $33 million to a global programme to help the country deal with a legacy of land mines, the White House said.

Colombia rebels snatch military official

Colombia`s second-largest insurgency snatched a military intelligence official overnight from a power plant in the northwest, army sources and authorities said Wednesday. 

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel Peace Prize?

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Nobel Peace Prize?

 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is also among this year's Padma Vibhushan awardees.

REVEALED! Secret jungle hideout of Colombia's rebel guerrilla camp – Pics inside

REVEALED! Secret jungle hideout of Colombia's rebel guerrilla camp – Pics inside

In a startling revelation, pictures of the secret life of Colombian rebel group known as the 'FARC' has come up in the public.

In a confidence building measure, Colombia pardons 30 jailed FARC guerrillas

In a confidence building measure, Colombia pardons 30 jailed FARC guerrillas

The Preisdent said that the national government has decided to grant pardons to FARC 30 guerrillas.

Colombia pardons 30 jailed FARC guerrillas

It said none of those being pardoned were in prison for serious crimes, and added that they will be helped in finding jobs and receiving social support once they leave prison.