Monday, November 19, 2012
Leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have announced a two-month unilateral ceasefire. The announcement was made on the first day of peace talks with Colombian government officials in Cuba.
Colombia’s FARC rebels announced a two-month ceasefire on Monday as they opened negotiations with the government in an attempt to restore peace after nearly half a century of war.
FARC spokesman Luciano Marin, known under the alias “Ivan Marquez,” said the group will halt all military operations beginning at midnight on Monday until January 20.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
At least six Colombian police officers have been killed and seven others injured in an attack by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), regional police sources say.
The attack was carried out on Monday afternoon in Padilla town in the Cauca state where armed rebels killed six motorcycle police officers, said country’s police director Gen. Jose Roberto Leon.
Those injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, he added.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Five soldiers have been killed by FARC rebels in the south of Colombia, a regional army commander said Saturday.
According to the commander of the 27th Jungle Brigade, the five men were killed and three more were injured by a roadside bomb detonated by guerrillas.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
A joint US-Israeli attack on the Islamic republic could trigger a third world war, a general from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, has claimed, cited by ‘Digarban’ website.
“World War III could break out if the United States and Israeli forces decided to attack Iran,” said general Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commandar of the Revolutionary Guards’ airforce, cite by Digarban.
“Iran would be ready to launch strikes on US bases in the Gulf and US allies in the region in the event of an attack by the US together with its allies,” Hajizadeh said.