Colombia's FARC to free hostages

Families prepare for homecomings with leftist rebels expected to release their last captives soon.

    The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, is expected to release the last 10 police officers and soldiers it is holding hostage in the coming days.

    Kidnapping has been a key tactic of the leftist fighters for decades.

    Families of the remaining hostages are making final preparations for their release.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Bogota.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.