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Colombia's FARC wants leftist involved in freeing U.S. captive

BOGOTA/HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's FARC rebels said on Tuesday they are waiting for the government to allow a leftist politician to be involved in coordinating the release of a former U.S. marine kidnapped last month before setting him free.Full story

Colombia's ELN rebels pledge to free Canadian captive soon

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian rebel group the National Liberation Army said on Monday it would soon free a Canadian citizen it seized six months ago after his employer, gold miner Braeval, decided it would no longer mine in the area where he was kidnapped. Full story

Colombia report reveals deadly extent of five-decade conflict

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Almost a quarter of a million Colombians have been killed over the last 54 years of bloody strife, most of them civilians, a government-funded report revealed on Wednesday, providing fresh evidence of the vast scale of human rights violations since hostilities began. Full story

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Gold medalist Colombia's Duque poses between silver medalist Britain's Hunt and bronze medalist Mexico's Paredes at the men's 27m high diving victory ceremony during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Bronze medal Mexico's Paredes kisses the head of winner Colombia's Duque at the end of the men's 27m high diving final  during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Bronze medal Mexico's Paredes kisses the head of winner Colombia's Duque at the end of the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Bronze medal Mexico's Jonathan Paredes kisses the head of winner Colombia's Orlando Duque at the end of the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships at Moll de la Fusta in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING)

Colombia's Duque is hugged by bronze medal Mexico's Paredes at the end of the men's 27m high diving final  during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Colombia's Duque is hugged by bronze medal Mexico's Paredes at the end of the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Colombia's Orlando Duque is hugged by bronze medal Mexico's Jonathan Paredes at the end of the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships at Moll de la Fusta in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING)

Colombia's Duque celebrates after winning the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona
Colombia's Duque celebrates after winning the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona

Colombia's Orlando Duque celebrates after winning the men's 27m high diving final during the World Swimming Championships at Moll de la Fusta in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)