Venezuelan fighter intercepts Colombian passenger flight

A Colombian passenger plane was intercepted and escorted from Venezuelan airspace by a Venezuelan fighter plane, the government in Bogota revealed Saturday.

Record 300 tons of cocaine seized this year in Colombia

Colombian anti-drug squads have this year seized a record haul of around 300 tons of cocaine.

Colombian President Santos extends FARC ceasefire until end of year

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Thursday extended the ceasefire with the FARC guerilla group until the end of December in a bid to reach a final peace deal.

Colombia to keep ceasefire "as long as necessary"

Colombia will continue its ceasefire with the FARC rebel group "as long as necessary," Defence Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said Wednesday, amid concerns war could break out again after...

Santos, FARC renew pledge for peace after Colombia rejects accord

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono vowed to keep working for peace Sunday after Colombian voters narrowly rejected the peace accord the leaders signed just days...

Colombia votes in crucial peace deal referendum

Colombians were voting in a referendum on Sunday that will either affirm a historic peace accord

Four people killed in Colombia plane crash

Four people were killed and seven injured on Friday when a small aircraft crashed in north-western Colombia.

Colombia peace deal to win referendum, polls show

Colombia's historic peace accord with the FARC guerrilla group is likely to be approved in a national referendum, according to three opinion polls published Tuesday.

Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC Commander Rodrigo Londono signed an agreement Monday to end their 52-year war at a ceremony in Cartagena, Colombia.

EU to suspend FARC from terrorist list upon signature of peace deal

The European Union will suspend the FARC guerrilla group from its list of terrorist organizations after it signs the peace treaty with the Colombian government, EU foreign policy chief Federica...

"The war in Colombia has ended," Santos tells UN

The UN General Assembly erupted in applause as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos declared on Wednesday that the conflict between his government and the leftist rebel Revolutionary Armed...

Colombia, FARC to sign landmark peace deal September 26

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Commander Rodrigo Londono will sign a historic peace agreement in a September 26 ceremony in Cartagena,...

Ahead of referendum, polls favour Colombia peace deal

A strong majority of likely voters say they support a peace deal between Colombia's government and the country's largest Marxist guerrillas, according to a new opinion poll published Friday, one...

Permanent ceasefire in Colombia ends decades of bloodshed

Five decades of war in Colombia came to an end early Monday as a permanent and definitive ceasefire took hold shortly after midnight (0500 GMT) between the government and the Revolutionary Armed...

Colombia, FARC rebels reach peace deal, ending 50-year conflict

After more than 50 years of armed conflict, Colombia and the FARC rebel group Wednesday announced they have reached a final peace accord.