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# farc - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

# farc - Friday 30 August, 2019

Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection

President Ivan Duque said he has authorised the raid on the dissidents.

# farc - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement

FARC fighters criticised the peace agreement in a video posted on Youtube.

# farc - Sunday 12 February, 2017

# farc - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize

A revised FARC deal was approved by Colombia’s Congress last week.

# farc - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# farc - Monday 3 October, 2016

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit

There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

# farc - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

# farc - Thursday 23 June, 2016

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

# farc - Sunday 6 March, 2016

The rebels sleeping with weapons and falling in love in Colombia's jungle

Peace looms for this generation of Farc fighters, with a ceasefire appearing closer than ever.

# farc - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

The IRA, the US and Colombia's 50 years of violence

Peace talks between the Bogota government and FARC rebels have been under way since 2012.

# farc - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines

The country has the world’s second highest number of landmine victims after Afghanistan.

# farc - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Colombia says last top drug lord arrested

Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.

# farc - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning, including: more garda station closures, seven killed in US college shootings, and a new ‘flying car’ (video).

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos praised the release of captives, but called the move “insufficient” to merit a peace dialogue.

# farc - Sunday 18 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine things you need to know this morning…

# farc - Saturday 5 November, 2011

FARC rebel group suffer 'hardest blow' as leader is killed

Alfonso Cano was killed in combat near a bunker in a remote part of Columbia yesterday.

# farc - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC Lord Of War This post contains videos

Man behind Nicholas Cage weapons dealer role convicted of attempting to arm FARC

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, aka the Merchant of Death, was convicted after US agents posing as Colombian terrorists staged a $20m arms deal.

# farc - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt releases book on six-year ordeal

But at least one fellow captive is not too happy with the publication.