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Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' released
John Jairo Vasquez, trusted lieutenant of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, freed after serving 22 years of 30-year sentence.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 03:29 GMT
Colombia's image problem: Moving forward?
Colombia is leaving behind its painful history of drug trafficking.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 08:41 GMT
Colombia's new generation is born
South Americans play first World Cup in 16 years but try to avoid false dawn that marked disastrous USA '94 campaign.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 22:10 GMT
Pablo Escobar tours entice Colombia visitors
'Colombia: The only danger is wanting to stay,' tourism promoters say, challenging stereotypes of drugs and violence.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2014 12:06 GMT
Analysis: Why leftists don't win in Colombia
Despite deep inequality and South America's leftward tilt, Colombia's voters consistently favour conservatives.
Last updated: 26 May 2014 10:23 GMT
Five reasons to care about Colombia's polls
Arms dealers, coffee drinkers and potential holidaymakers, take note.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 07:31 GMT
Colombians reflect on election issues
Security, health, education and the economy rank as the most important issues for Colombians.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 12:36 GMT
Did Colombia's war on drugs succeed?
Security in Colombia has improved, but critics say campaign caused human rights abuses and empowered Mexican cartels.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 11:24 GMT
Beauty Behind Bars
Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 15:36 GMT
Pope to declare first ever Colombian saint
Pope Francis will break papal record by canonising 800 new saints, including Mother Laura Montoya.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 03:35 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Enrico De Angelis
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Richard Javad Heydarian
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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