Monday, August 26, 2013
Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC has killed 13 soldiers in the northeast of the country, the National Army said Saturday.
In a press release, the army said the soldiers were killed in an “act of terrorism” in Tame, a municipality in the northeastern Arauca department.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
A White House official says the U.S. has a “range of options” if it decides to act against Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
The official commented on Saturday as President Barack Obama met with his top national security advisers to discuss the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians in a Damascus suburb.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Peru’s President Ollanta Humala said that security forces killed three high-ranking Shining Path members in southern Andean region of Ayacucho.
Humala told TV Peru that Alejandro Borda Casafranca, alias “Alipio,” and Martin Quispe Palomino, alias “Gabriel,” accused of being the number one and two in the Shining Path, were killed in a shootout with Peruvian security forces.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Colombia’s rebel group FARC killed at least 17 soldiers in combat in the northeast of the country, said the army Saturday. Fourteen others were reported missing.
The fighting took place on the border of Fortul and Tame, two municipalities in the troubled Arauca department where the FARC and fellow-rebel group ELN have strong presence.