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Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking

Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoing arguments in a wi...

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking

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New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
01:12, 06/06/2019

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supp...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project until an administrative court reinstates rules for tapp...
21:36, 07/12/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug traff...
10:48, 05/30/2019

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Former FARC leader in Colombia fails to show up in court in drug-trafficking case A missing former FARC rebel commander-turned-lawmaker who helped negotiate Colombia's 2016 peace deal failed to show up in court on Tuesday to face questioning over U.S. drug-trafficking charges, a fr...
00:36, 07/10/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of dru...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka planning executions after 43-year moratorium Capital punishment to return as president signs death warrant for four drug offendersSri Lanka’s president has ordered the execution of four drug offenders, potentially ending a 43-year moratorium on ...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Brunei Extends Moratorium on Capital Punishment to Adultery, Gay Sex Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws, including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an international outcry....
07:00, 05/06/2019

California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway. The fight over the death penalty in California underscores the divide in the state between conservative prosecutors and liberal reformers like the governor....
14:12, 05/09/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them.       ...
13:12, 06/30/2019

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium North Korea has suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventua...
17:24, 07/16/2019

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on their opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recom...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end ‘free-for-all’ abuses: UN expert Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said o...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Collapse of PNG deep-sea mining venture sparks calls for moratorium Papua New Guinea out of pocket $157m from failed attempt at mining material from deep-sea vents as opponents point to environmental riskThe “total failure” of PNG’s controversial deep sea mining proje...
23:36, 09/15/2019

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesda...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Indonesia president makes moratorium on forest clearance permanent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has issued a permanent moratorium on new forest clearance for activities such as palm plantations or logging, the environment minister said on Thursday....
14:00, 08/08/2019

Gary Woodland Maintains U.S. Open Lead At 11 under par, Gary Woodland will attempt to win his first career major title on Sunday at Pebble Beach. He is one shot ahead of Justin Rose. Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion, is one o...
03:36, 06/17/2019

U.S. Economy Maintains Steady Jobs Growth Employers added jobs at a steady pace in July and unemployment held at a historically low level, providing a solid foundation for the decadelong U.S. expansion at a time of global headwinds....
21:24, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Koepka maintains 7-stroke lead at PGA The Latest on the PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka maintains his 7-stroke lead midway through 3rd round        ...
00:24, 05/19/2019

FCA posts strong N.A. performance in Q2, maintains guidance In its first earnings report since a failed attempt to merge with Renault, FCA said its was confident its adjusted earnings this year would top last year's 6.7 billion euros ($7.5 billion)....
14:36, 07/31/2019

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
16:24, 07/16/2019

B.C. government put moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
21:36, 06/20/2019

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
18:00, 07/02/2019

McIlroy in hot pursuit in Hawaii as Woodland maintains lead "Gary Woodland followed up a spectacular eagle on 15 with a birdie at the last to restore his three-shot lead over Rory McIlroy at the PGA Tour\u0027s Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Satur...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Weekend Box Office: Endgame narrowly maintains its spot at the top As we previously assumed, Avengers: Endgame has managed to top domestic box offices for another weekend, digging it heels into the champions circle for as long as it can possibly hold on (which, as we...
02:48, 05/14/2019

UK's Brexit Party maintains big lead in EU election poll Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has kept a big lead over both the ruling Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party in a poll on voting intentions for the European elections....
23:00, 05/18/2019

Ex-MVP Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges An attorney for John Wetteland says the former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher is "completely shocked" and innocent of charges accusing him of child sex abuse....
01:24, 05/15/2019

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena approved the executions of four drug offenders Wednesday, putting an end to the country's moratorium on the death penalty since 1976....
02:00, 06/27/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
01:48, 05/18/2019

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
00:12, 06/21/2019

Lady Gaga Maintains Poker Face After Nearly Falling During Performance Lady Gaga is proving her prowess as a performer. The singer maintained her "Poker Face" during a recent performance in Las Vegas, where the 33-year-old singer nearly fell from a......
01:36, 06/01/2019

WhatsApp Maintains Its Stand on India's Message Traceability Call WhatsApp on Tuesday said it has nothing fresh to add to the Indian government's demand to trace the origin of messages on its platform as it "undermined the privacy of the people"....
12:36, 06/18/2019

Fotis Dulos maintains innocence in first sit-down interview since wife's disappearance Fotis Dulos, a Connecticut real-estate developer charged in connection with the disappearance of his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos, maintained his innocence during his first sit down interview about t...
07:48, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden maintains substantial lead in latest 2020 polls Joe Biden holds a substantial lead over fellow Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders in two national polls released on Wednesday. Voters gave the former vice...
17:24, 08/28/2019

Bank of Mexico Maintains Interest Rates in Split Vote The Bank of Mexico kept interest rates unchanged Thursday in a split decision, citing risks for inflation from both domestic and external sources and a worsening outlook for economic growth....
00:36, 06/28/2019

Sri Lanka maintains high alert for attacks ahead of Ramadan Sri Lankan security forces maintained a high level of alert on Tuesday after the Easter Sunday bombings, officials said, amid intelligence reports that Islamist militants were planning fresh attacks b...
08:36, 04/30/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which g...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause their programs for human reviews of voice recordings. ...
06:12, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Nokia Q2 beats forecasts on solid demand; maintains outlook Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia on Thursday reported a surprise rise in second-quarter profit, citing higher demand, while maintaining its 2019 profit outlook....
08:36, 07/25/2019

OPEC Maintains World Oil Demand Forecast as Supply Concerns Continue OPEC cut its 2019 oil production growth forecast for its non-cartel peers, a week after the bloc and its allies extended their continuing output cut for another nine months....
15:12, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Omnicom maintains 2019 forecast after quarterly profit beat U.S. advertising company Omnicom Group Inc kept its full-year sales growth forecast unchanged after reporting better-than-expected quarterly profit, disappointing investors and raising concerns about ...
18:36, 07/17/2019

Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges John Wetteland is stunned by the charges accusing him of child sex abuse, said an attorney for the former all-star and World Series MVP pitcher.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Ahold first-quarter earnings rise on upbeat sales; maintains 2019 outlook Ahold Delhaize, which operates supermarkets in the United States and Europe, said on Wednesday its first-quarter net income rose 2.4 percent, lifted by solid growth in online sales and the Netherlands...
11:00, 05/08/2019

The Bachelorette's Jed Wyatt Talks Hannah Brown Split and Maintains He Didn't Cheat The Bachelorette winner Jed Wyatt is apologizing again for his behavior towards star and ex-fiancée Hannah Brown, but maintains he is no cheater. On the season 15 finale this week,......
04:48, 08/04/2019

Does fracking for gas have a future in the UK after key resignation? The resignation of shale gas commissioner Natascha Engel over earthquake rules is far from the only reason to think fracking's prospects are bleak in the UK...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Germany's Infineon quarterly sales flat, maintains full-year revenue guidance German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG on Tuesday maintained its full-year revenue forecast, which it had cut twice earlier, as it reported flat second-quarter sales in line with its most recent gu...
11:00, 05/07/2019

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European soccer governing body UEFA's financial control...
12:12, 05/16/2019

UK fracking tsar quits after six months The British government's fracking tsar Natascha Engel said on Sunday she had quit the role after just six months because government policy was preventing the industry from developing....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Violence on the rise in Darfur following Sudan military takeover, but UN-AU peacekeeping mission maintains ‘robust posture’ Security across the volatile Darfur region of Sudan has deteriorated since last week’s military takeover in Khartoum, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday, but the peacekeeping mission in Darfur...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UK fracking site experiences second tremor in a week Lancashire-based operation, Britain’s only active fracking site, has magnitude 1.05 tremorThe UK’s only active fracking site experienced a magnitude 1.05 tremor on Friday night.It came two days after ...
16:12, 08/24/2019

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
17:24, 05/30/2019

A Leader of America's Fracking Boom Has Second Thoughts Pioneer Natural Resources, which once promised production to rival Libya, was part of a revolution that helped make the U.S. a global oil player. Now after years of overspending, the company is pullin...
18:36, 06/24/2019

Biden says he wouldn't ban fracking, distancing himself from rivals Joe Biden said he would not ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, distancing himself from some of his Democratic rivals, but said he would evaluate existing fracking permits to determine their...
04:00, 09/05/2019

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Michael Miller; and Charles Harris on the importance ...
05:00, 09/02/2019

Latest fracking tremor believed to be UK's biggest yet Houses shook as 2.9-magnitude quake recorded near Cuadrilla’s site near Blackpool on MondayA large tremor that caused houses to shake has been triggered by the UK’s only active fracking site, amid ris...
14:12, 08/26/2019

A Fracking Experiment Fails to Pump as Predicted Encana’s supersize fracking operation was widely expected to represent a new era in the U.S. drilling boom for oil and natural gas. But the wells’ results have fallen significantly, raising questions ...
15:36, 07/04/2019

'We are hammering the last nail in the coffin of the fracking industry' Direct action has spooked the government, shackled the shale gas companies and raised public awareness. Are protesters winning the fight against the frackers?It was always a poisoned chalice, mediatin...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help re...
17:36, 07/11/2019

Latest fracking tremor believed to be UK’s biggest yet Houses shake as 2.9-magnitude quake recorded near Cuadrilla’s site near Blackpool on MondayA large tremor that caused houses to shake has been triggered by the UK’s only active fracking site, amid ris...
17:00, 08/26/2019

Ineos looks to US for fracking sites as UK options wane Sir Jim Ratcliffe slates government restrictions as ‘archaic and unworkable’Sir Jim Ratcliffe, one of Britain’s richest men, has set his sights on the US shale gas industry as his fracking ambitions i...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire Drilling at Preston New Road is last-ditch effort to convince regulators to relax safety rulesThe first company to drill for shale gas in the UK plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site ...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in th...
20:24, 09/13/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy relating to the controversial process ...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Fracking tsar quits 'impossible' role after six months The government's fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy around the controversial process has meant her role has become "an impossible task"....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump plans to allow fracking near California's national parks Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central CaliforniaThe Trump administration has issued a plan to open more than a m...
14:12, 05/01/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop production of oil, gas, and coal on federal lands as a ...
17:36, 06/24/2019

UK fracking site near Blackpool reports largest tremor yet Cuadrilla reports ‘mico-seismic event’ at Preston New Road facility on Saturday nightA tremor of magnitude 2.1 has been recorded at the UK’s only active fracking site – the largest detected at the fac...
13:48, 08/25/2019

Fracking Buzzwords Evolve, From 'Ramp Up' to 'Capital Discipline' Shale executives are changing the words they use to talk up their prospects, in a linguistic evolution that broadly reflects the industry’s efforts to shift from prioritizing growth to returning cash ...
21:48, 09/09/2019

Fracking protesters 'priced out' of Cuadrilla legal challenge Judge denies costs protection over injunction restricting protests at Lancashire siteAn environmental group has been forced to withdraw its legal challenge to a wide-ranging injunction by the fracking...
05:00, 09/02/2019

Britain's Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking after earth tremor British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, due to an earth tremor late on Wednesday....
23:48, 08/22/2019

Cuadrilla halts work after UK's biggest fracking tremor Company says most residents will not have felt microseismic event at Lancashire siteCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after tr...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Terrawatch: warnings fail to prevent UK fracking quakes Why didn’t a traffic-light scheme stop the recent fracking-induced tremors near Blackpool?In theory, the chances of your house being shaken by a fracking-related earthquake are incredibly slim. In the...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrati...
22:12, 09/03/2019

Cuadrilla reports another tremor near fracking site in north England British shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla said another earth tremor occurred on Monday near its fracking site in northwest England, bigger than a 2011 quake which suspended operations at the site f...
15:24, 08/26/2019

Third record-breaking tremor recorded near UK's only fracking site A tremor measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale has been recorded near the UK's only active fracking site – less than two days after a previously record-breaking tremor at the facility....
18:12, 08/26/2019

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regu...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area ...
06:36, 05/28/2019

Huge New Review of Fracking's Health Hazards Will Help Communities Fight It A sweeping report that evolved from work that helped ban fracking in New York State has been released to help the public fight the practice as it pops up elsewhere across the country. Published last w...
18:12, 06/27/2019

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstra...
16:36, 06/28/2019

Anti-fracking activists hail resignation of shale gas tsar Natascha Engel quit government role after six months over ‘ridiculous’ regulationsAnti-fracking campaigners have welcomed the resignation of the government’s shale gas commissioner, who quit in frustr...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Extinction Rebellion blocks UK fracking site in climate protest Environmental activists demonstrate outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road siteExtinction Rebellion has blocked the entrance to the UK’s only active fracking site in a demonstration against what it call...
13:00, 09/10/2019

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for acceler...
19:48, 08/14/2019

The Trailer: The fracking conversation making swing-state Democrats nervous In this edition: The risks of an anti-fracking litmus test, Elizabeth Warren endorses two "Justice Democrats," and a two-year election in North Carolina comes to an end....
10:48, 09/11/2019

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a...
15:48, 06/11/2019

China rejects claims fracking caused Sichuan quake: state media Chinese officials said there were no indications that a deadly earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan this week was caused by excessive shale gas fracking in the region, state media report...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Amy Klobuchar pushes back on Democratic calls for banning fracking, says natural gas 'will exist for a while' Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar pushed back Wednesday on the position of Democratic rivals who want to ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, saying the fossil fuel will "still exist for a...
04:00, 09/05/2019

Democratic plans to ban fracking would risk US security, international energy head warns Plans favored by Democratic presidential candidates to ban oil and gas production in the U.S. could have serious consequences for the stability of national and global markets....
23:24, 09/10/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to en...
00:24, 04/30/2019

Britain's Cuadrilla says 'micro seismic event' occurred at fracking site near Blackpool British shale gas company Cuadrilla Resources said a tremor measuring 2.1 ML on the Richter scale was recorded at the company's shale gas exploration site late on Saturday....
11:48, 08/25/2019

Stateless in Colombia Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
15:36, 08/11/2019

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group stage campaign, leaving Paraguay\u0027s hopes of stayi...
23:36, 06/23/2019

The best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, perched on Colombia's Caribbean coast, is quickly becoming a must-visit, especially for Americans and Canadians enjoying new, convenient flight routes....
12:48, 09/06/2019

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the continuing Colombian armed conflict since 1964 and...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Colombia Rearrests Ex-Rebel Commander Authorities rearrested Seuxis Hernández, a former commander of the FARC rebel group, just minutes after he was released from jail by a special court order that triggered an institutional crisis....
13:24, 05/18/2019

| Neymar set to return for Brazil v Colombia Brazil coach Tite said Neymar will make a long-awaited return from injury when the South American champions take on Colombia in a friendly in Miami this weekend....
22:24, 09/05/2019

Colombia to tell UN that Venezuela harbors ‘terrorists’ A news magazine says leaked intelligence reports indicate that Venezuela’s government is harboring Colombian rebels in its territory — and Colombian officials say that coincides with allegations they ...
04:48, 09/10/2019

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phenomenon could upend Colombia's push for lasting pe...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Colombia's Isagen issues $333 mln in bonds Isagen SA, Colombia's third-largest electricity generator, issued 1.1 trillion pesos ($333.6 million) in bonds on Thursday to substitute debt and finance its operations....
00:24, 06/07/2019

EU to give Colombia €30m in aid for Venezuelan migrants The EU's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has announced millions in financial aid to help Colombia deal with an influx of Venezuelan migrants. More than 4 million Venezuelans have fled in rece...
07:24, 09/13/2019

Several dead in Colombia plane crash A small plane crashes in southwestern Colombia.It was headed from Popayan to Lopez de Micay when it crashed at 2:11 pm        ...
18:12, 09/16/2019

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months...
16:12, 06/08/2019

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accor...
02:24, 07/03/2019

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement between the government and the country’s ma...
00:36, 06/27/2019

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a former Venezuelan army sergeant, outlines plans to seiz...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Colombia's FARC dissidents set to launch new offensive A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that they will launch a new offensive, threatening to resume their five decades of arme...
15:24, 08/29/2019

Colombia grants oil contracts for 10 blocks, one pending Colombia accepted bids from six companies for 10 oil contracts on Wednesday, after just one block received a counter-offer during a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector....
20:48, 06/26/2019

Ex-rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest A former Colombian rebel leader was hospitalized with signs of “altered consciousness” on Saturday, a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case...
21:36, 05/18/2019

Trump's new ambassador to Colombia was once expelled from Bolivia Philip Goldberg was accused of fomenting dissent in 2008Conservative will oversee vast military aid budgetDonald Trump has nominated a controversial career diplomat who was once expelled from Bolivia ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

App looks to get tips from coffee drinkers to Colombia growers An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers battered by dismal prices earn more income, the initia...
19:24, 08/23/2019

Colombia's Hocol says signed four oil contracts for $100 mln investment Hocol, a unit of Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol, signed four contracts on Thursday for oil exploration that will require a total investment of some $100 million, the company said....
04:00, 07/12/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argent...
07:24, 06/16/2019

Colombia plays Paraguay with mind already on Copa last 8 With its mind on the Copa America quarterfinals, Colombia will try to take advantage of the pressure on Paraguay on Sunday       ...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Convicted money launderer arrives in Colombia from U.S. A Colombian man convicted by the United States of laundering drug trafficking proceeds returned to Bogota on Tuesday to serve additional jail time under a pyramid scheme conviction....
20:12, 06/25/2019

Colombia plane crash kills seven: authorities A small plane crashed near the southwestern Colombian city of Popayan on Sunday, killing seven of the nine passengers aboard, the city's mayor and the country's civil aviation authority said....
05:36, 09/16/2019

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested Friday moments after his release from jail by a special peace tribunal whose protection of him from extradition to the U.S. has triggered an institution...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Here’s how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group matches. The third and last round starts on Saturd...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings In cities across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarming wave of violence since the 2016 peace...
05:36, 07/27/2019

Colombia arrests eight, breaks up $670 million VAT fraud 'cartel' Colombia has broken up a criminal network which helped companies evade some $670 million in value added taxes over the last 12 years, President Ivan Duque said on Thursday, in an operation he said was...
04:24, 08/09/2019

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down f...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
13:48, 06/08/2019

Bombing halts pumping on Colombia's Transandino pipeline Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Friday it halted pumping on the Transandino pipeline after a bombing in southwestern Narino province....
10:00, 07/27/2019

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
01:36, 08/06/2019

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector mo...
06:24, 06/15/2019

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneed...
21:48, 06/08/2019

Rocky start in Colombia’s congress for ex-rebel wanted in US BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former top Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges has gotten off to a rocky start as a newly sworn-in lawmaker. Seuxis Hernández arrived late to a House of...
00:36, 06/13/2019

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having suspiciously high demand for gasoline. As much as 70 ...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any a...
12:48, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Seven companies bid for eleven contracts in Colombia oil auction Seven companies have put in bids for 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Tuesday, as the Andean country seeks to revitalize its oil sector....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Orchids at Kew Gardens review – celebrating the colour of Colombia As home to an amazing 4200 orchid species, Colombia is the perfect choice to fuel an orchid festival at Kew Gardens in London – and turn it into a carnival...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams’ debut in the South American tourn...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
12:36, 06/16/2019

Colombia's Egan Bernal wins Tour de France Egan Bernal was crowned as the first Colombian to win the Tour de France and the youngest in more than a century after safely negotiating the 21st and final stage into Paris Sunday...
02:12, 07/29/2019

Colombia's Ecopetrol targets 2019-2023 savings of $2.4 bln Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol on Friday said it will launch a new phase of cost-cutting aimed at saving 8 trillion pesos ($2.43 bln) from 2019 to 2023....
18:36, 06/07/2019

Tour de France champion gets homecoming fiesta in Colombia Thousands of screaming fans are holding a victory party for Tour de France Champion Egan Bernal in his Colombian hometown       ...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017....
00:00, 08/13/2019

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
14:24, 06/18/2019

Killings, threats and delays disenchant Colombia's ex-FARC Ricardo Bolanos lays out a camouflage vest, a small battery radio and old rubber boots on his bed, cherished relics from his 45 years as a FARC guerrilla fighter....
18:36, 09/02/2019

Colombia probes who is behind signs that threaten Venezuelan migrants Colombia is looking into dozens of signs with threatening messages about Venezuelan migrants that were posted in the northeastern city of Bucaramanga and which bear the name of a crime gang, authoriti...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Colombia to give citizenship to babies of Venezuelan migrants Colombia will give citizenship to more than 24,000 children born to Venezuelan migrant parents in Colombia, to prevent the children from being stateless and less able to access education and healthcar...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque Colombia will not allow its border with Venezuela to become a sanctuary for the leftist ELN rebel group, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, after local media published documents said to show Venezue...
21:12, 05/10/2019

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent y...
03:00, 05/28/2019

US: Coca cultivation in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reporting that coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 for the first time in six years, but it remained at historical...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Colombia’s ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs LONDON (AP) — Colombia’s former Davis Cup captain, Miguel Tobon, has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild-...
21:48, 05/18/2019

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6...
03:24, 07/14/2019

Colombia could spend $1 billion on new air force planes: sources Colombia is examining proposals from the United States, Spain and Sweden as it look to replace its aging military aircraft, the South American country's air force said on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Colombia's Corficolombiana issues $145 mln in local bonds Colombian holding company Corficolombiana issued $145.6 million in local bonds on Tuesday, in an effort to raise financing, as holding Grupo Argos prepared a $131 million issue for Wednesday....
00:36, 08/28/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruli...
14:12, 07/18/2019

U.S. opens Venezuelan diplomatic office in neighboring Colombia The State Department on Wednesday launched a U.S. representative office for Venezuela in Bogota, Colombia and said it will continue its opposition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and support fo...
18:36, 08/28/2019

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to asses...
21:36, 07/11/2019

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in Sao Paulo SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn’t arrive in time because of heavy traffic in Sao Paulo. The match at the...
01:48, 06/29/2019

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said the government had turned their back on their promi...
12:36, 08/30/2019

Colombia wants to become player in copper in next few years -government official Colombia is looking to become a notable producer of copper within the next few years, the head of the national mining agency said, in a bid to diversify its mining output without neglecting production...
16:24, 07/19/2019

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the growers' federation said...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Colombia's fight against rebels would be easier without Maduro: minister There is "no doubt" it would be easier to combat Colombia's rebel groups if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were no longer in power, Colombia's foreign minister said, amid accusations that Caracas...
03:24, 09/01/2019

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s biggest shareholder and could help solidify the U.S. ca...
02:36, 05/25/2019

Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War The call, made in a video by the ex-commander known as Iván Márquez, could signal the unraveling of a peace agreement that ended a 52-year war that left 220,000 dead....
20:12, 08/29/2019

Violent deaths of Venezuelans in Colombia on the rise: report An average of one Venezuelan died violently in Colombia each day in the first seven months of 2019, Colombia's forensic science institute said in a report, a trend that may worsen as immigration incre...
19:24, 08/25/2019

Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia The Venezuelan government is presenting evidence of what it calls paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to undermine President Nicolás Maduro...
03:48, 09/01/2019

Caño Cristales: Colombia's spectacular 'liquid rainbow' Visit Caño Cristales at the right time (roughly June to November), and you'll be delighted by Colombia's spectacular "liquid rainbow." Find out about this amazing river and how to get there....
16:12, 05/03/2019

SoftBank eyeing near US$1-billion investment in Colombia's Rappi Rappi was founded in 2015 by three friends as a restaurant-delivery business in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. It has since spread across Latin America....
17:12, 04/30/2019

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa "There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side\u0027s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defeat by Colombia on Saturday laid bare the difficult...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Banana industry on alert after disease hits crops in Colombia LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fruit from a destructive fungus. A disease that ravage...
00:36, 08/27/2019

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Mo...
05:12, 07/02/2019

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent members of the dissolved FARC rebel army announced a ret...
13:00, 09/03/2019

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals....
09:00, 06/29/2019

Copa America: Chile beat Colombia in penalty shootout Alexis Sanchez scores the decisive penalty of a tense shootout to send defending champions Chile into the semi-finals of the Copa America after a 0-0 draw with Colombia....
12:00, 06/29/2019

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up pro...
00:12, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Colombia leader seeks arrest of rearmed rebels Colombia’s President Iván Duque is accusing Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro of providing safe haven to a cadre of demobilized rebel leaders who have just announced they are rearming...
21:24, 08/29/2019

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in the ...
18:24, 08/05/2019

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
07:24, 08/14/2019

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
11:00, 09/07/2019

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that...
23:00, 07/11/2019

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’...
17:24, 05/25/2019

Maduro asks Colombia's military to 'disobey' orders against Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday called on Colombia's military to "disobey orders to disrupt Venezuela's peace," in the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the neighboring So...
05:12, 07/26/2019

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild card entries in 2...
22:12, 05/18/2019

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
00:24, 06/09/2019

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
05:12, 05/29/2019

Colombia's armed forces on alert over Venezuela military exercises The Colombian military is on alert in response to Venezuelan armed forces exercises along the two nations' border that Colombia considers an open threat, a senior military commander said on Wednesday....
06:36, 09/12/2019

‘I wish it’s not true’ – Vidal saddened by death threats to Colombia’s Tesillo "William Tesillo missed a penalty as Colombia lost to Chile 5-4 in a shootout at the Copa America, with his wife saying he and his family have received death threats."...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Egan Bernal wins Tour de France and all of Colombia celebrates From the jubilant crowds in the cyclist’s home village up to the president, emotions run high Egan Bernal becomes first Colombian to win the Tour de FranceAlvaro Bernal, a Colombian corn farmer, trave...
00:12, 07/29/2019

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Bomb damages Colombia's Cano Limon crude pipeline A bomb has damaged a section of Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, the twenty-sixth attack on the pipeline this year....
21:00, 08/10/2019

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 2016 peace deal, President Ivan Duque said on Friday...
04:24, 07/13/2019

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined on Saturday by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage       ...
00:12, 06/23/2019

Colombia beats Paraguay at Copa America to stay perfect SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 on Sunday to stay perfect at the Copa America with three wins, and also helped Argentina to advance in second. The only goal of the Group B match at ...
23:36, 06/23/2019

Lens: A Photographer Confronts His Family’s Tragic Past in Colombia’s War Colombia’s bloody conflict left Andres Cardona an orphan. After years of covering how political violence devastated others, he now looks at how it changed his life forever....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America ...
02:24, 06/20/2019

Venezuela military exercises on border a 'threat': Colombia minister Venezuela's planned border military exercises are a direct threat to regional stability, Colombia's foreign minister said on Wednesday, as the neighboring countries renewed their frequent verbal sparr...
20:48, 09/04/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
19:24, 05/15/2019

Chile vs Colombia one of highlights of Copa América quarters One of the most anticipated games of the Copa América won't feature South American powerhouses Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay       ...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country's banana expor...
04:48, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Colombia's Cabal, Farah win Wimbledon doubles Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title, beating France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in a Wimbledon final that...
22:36, 07/13/2019

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:24, 05/25/2019

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount The United Nations Security Council is getting a firsthand look at the challenges of peace nearly three years into Colombia’s historic accord with leftist rebels...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Colombia-led multinational operation seizes 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in 105-day period A multinational anti-narcotics operation led by Colombia has seized up to 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in the past 105 days worth some $3.2 billion, President Ivan Duque said on Monday...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Poetic justice: Colombia's verse rebels vindicated but defiant after 60 years The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors of powerIn a small plaza in Medellín, the teenage ...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid an outcry over an order he issued that has stirred fears of a return to serious human rights violations...
05:36, 06/06/2019

Colombia player’s wife cites death threats after Copa exit BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The wife of the Colombia defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team’s elimination in the Copa América says he and his family have received death threats. Dan...
03:24, 07/01/2019

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning about U.S. drug-trafficking charges, in a fresh blow ...
06:24, 07/10/2019

Fighting in northeastern Colombia puts 300,000 civilians in danger: rights group Fighting between three armed groups for control of territory and drug trafficking in northeastern Colombia has exposed some 300,000 civilians to potential rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Thu...
04:24, 08/09/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Car bomb attack on National Police Academy in Colombia, ‘strongly condemned’ by UN A car bomb attack at the National Police Academy in the Colombian capital Bogotá, which reportedly left at least nine dead and dozens injured, has been ‘strongly condemned’ by the United Nations....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on W...
02:00, 05/23/2019

James and Falcao head Colombia's Copa America squad With James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao as main leaders, Colombia's coach Carlos Queiroz announced Thursday his squad for Copa America in Brazil        ...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environme...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-alig...
13:24, 07/20/2019

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon dom...
01:48, 05/27/2019

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
14:12, 06/27/2019

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a worl...
19:12, 05/17/2019

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
01:24, 05/28/2019

Venezuela says paramilitary camps are training anti-Maduro forces in Colombia Satellite images and co-ordinates showed the existence of three paramilitary camps training 200 armed men along the border inside Colombia, according to Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez....
05:48, 09/01/2019

Jesse Williams and Girlfriend Taylour Paige Turn Up the Heat in Colombia Jesse Williams spent Memorial Day weekend enjoying some fun in the sun with his leading lady Taylour Paige. The Grey's Anatomy actor took to Instagram on Monday to post a picture of......
17:12, 05/28/2019

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato rive...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than the minimum wage while depriving state programs of r...
01:36, 07/09/2019

Colombia's Avianca investigating potential past bribery on tickets, upgrades Colombia's Avianca Holdings said on Thursday that internal investigators are looking into potential bribery, as the airline had in the past given free tickets and free upgrades to government officials...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South American competition on Friday. Alexis Sánchez scored t...
07:36, 06/29/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the ...
00:36, 05/02/2019

Colombia orders Uber to improve data security after 2016 breach Colombia has given ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc four months to improve its data security, the commerce regulator said on Tuesday, after a 2016 data breach affected more than 260,000 of the S...
21:12, 07/23/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNI...
18:48, 04/29/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX subdued, Colombia stocks gain after Saudi attacks A surge in crude prices in the wake of attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities drew muted reaction from Latin American currencies on Monday, while gains in oil producers supported Colombia's stock ma...
02:37, 09/17/2019

Journalist finally brings attackers to justice but warns: 'Colombia's sliding backwards' Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jineth Bedoya’s voice still cracks when she describes ...
15:00, 06/16/2019

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes as they...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Colombia: Maduro regime, propped up by transnational criminals and terrorists, won't make deals with US President Trump’s administration can't drive out Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by cutting deals with his cronies, according to a top regional leader, who says transnational criminal and terroris...
01:48, 05/08/2019

'Viva Colombia!': Brailsford praises Egan Bernal after Tour de France win – video Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford chose a very specific shade of yellow to celebrate his team's latest Tour de France victory as he sported a Colombia football shirt in honour of Egan Bernal'...
03:24, 07/30/2019

Colombia's Colpatria, Canada's Scotiabank to sell pension fund to Chile's Habitat Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia and Colombian investment firm Colpatria are selling their jointly-held pension fund administrator, Colfondos, to Chilean private pension fund manager AFP Habitat, Scotiaba...
19:36, 08/09/2019

China's Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America....
05:24, 06/06/2019

US banana imports on alert after disease makes long-dreaded arrival in Colombia The arrival of the disease is bringing back worries about the world's dependence on a single type of banana, the Cavendish.        ...
19:00, 08/26/2019

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate in Congress over the defense minister’s future....
05:24, 06/11/2019

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more On Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children relea...
21:36, 05/10/2019

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born inside the country after their parents fled across the b...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Venezuela starts military exercises at Colombia border, US promises Bogota 'full support' Disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the start of military exercises on his country's border with Colombia Tuesday, prompting Washington to promise the Bogota government its "full su...
04:36, 09/11/2019

Venezuelans risk death trying to cross into Colombia escaping violence, hunger, Fox News finds Fox News correspondent Ellison Barber reported from the Venezuela-Colombia border Monday about the flight of migrants, what the United Nations has called the largest exodus of people in South America’...
04:12, 05/07/2019

As Colombia peace accord unravels, ex-FARC leaders take up arms, announce return to conflict President Iván Duque dismissed the former senior leaders of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group as “delinquents” and “criminals” and announced a reward for their capture....
10:12, 08/30/2019

Player dribbles past seven opponents to score stunning solo goal in Colombia – video The final stage of Colombia's Under-21 national championship produced a magical solo goal. In the 55th minute, with the scores level at 1-1, Norte de Santander's Anderson Díaz took on five players, ro...
12:12, 08/15/2019

Snachez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-finals "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw at the Corinthians arena."...
08:48, 06/29/2019

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-final "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw at the Corinthians arena."...
10:12, 06/29/2019

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
19:37, 08/11/2019

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the...
03:24, 07/20/2019

No country to call home: Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

| Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
09:24, 09/16/2019

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla move...
18:12, 06/04/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
12:36, 05/21/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
19:36, 08/13/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
00:12, 08/14/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:12, 07/09/2019

P Chidambaram's Plea In High Court For Bail; Challenges Lower Court Order Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, today approached the Delhi High Court seeking bail. Mr Chidambaram also challenged a trial court's September 5 order......
13:12, 09/11/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Top Court Directs Setting Up Exclusive Court To Handle Child Abuse Cases The Supreme Court today issued directions for setting up of a centrally-funded exclusive court in all districts where 100 or more cases have been set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual......
13:36, 07/25/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
12:48, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should...
17:36, 06/28/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:24, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
00:24, 06/12/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling w...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
16:36, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
18:24, 07/21/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
04:24, 07/20/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:24, 05/10/2019

Temporary Court To Be Set Up At Delhi AIIMS For Unnao Case, Says Court A Delhi court on Saturday issued a slew of directions for holding "in-camera" proceedings at AIIMS in New Delhi for recording the statement of the Unnao rape survivor from September 11 in the case of....
19:01, 09/07/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals late Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out court proceedings temporarily....
04:36, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
00:12, 06/09/2019

EU court says Poland’s Supreme Court reforms unlawful WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into early retirement violates EU law. In its Monday ruling, the EU’s Cour...
17:00, 06/24/2019

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back...
23:01, 08/29/2019

CORRECTED-Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period in 2018, the government said on Friday....
02:00, 09/07/2019

Colombia's Avianca says bankruptcy of Avianca Brasil causing 'reputational harm' Colombia's Avianca Holdings SA said on Monday it is experiencing "reputational harm" from its association with Avianca Brasil, an air carrier that licenses its name and has canceled over 1,000 flights...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Secu...
04:48, 08/07/2019

'Robbed of our day in court': Accusers rip 'coward' Jeffrey Epstein in court hearing Tuesday Jeffrey Epstein is dead, so women who say the wealthy financier sexually abused them urged prosecutors to target co-conspirators and associates        ...
07:48, 08/28/2019

Weinstein in court for new indictment Attorneys for Harvey Weinstein characterized the prosecution's case as "weak" after the former movie mogul pleaded not guilty to a new indictment that includes revised charges of predatory sexual...
20:36, 08/26/2019

Pack the Fucking Court The conservative majority on the Supreme Court, which includes a man accused of sexual assault, another accused of sexual harassment, and another who was put there by the anti-democratic leader of one...
21:24, 06/27/2019

Seems Like This Court Really Might Throw Out Obamacare A federal appeals court in New Orleans may be poised to overturn the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, according to CNN. The ruling is part of a suit brought by Republican states challenging the co...
03:36, 07/10/2019

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
01:24, 08/22/2019

Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed but did not surprise gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views are common....
16:36, 05/24/2019

The Census, Citizenship and the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? Justices are set to rule on whether a citizenship question can be added to the 2020 census....
12:12, 06/27/2019

Turkish court acquits RSF representative, two others An Istanbul court on Wednesday acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as well as two other campaigners for press freedom on trial for terrorism charges, their lawyers ...
15:00, 07/17/2019

No. 1 Ash Barty wins on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon Ash Barty played her first match as the No. 1 player in the world on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon, and she won        ...
16:48, 07/02/2019

Try to court Colonel Sanders in KFC's dating sim KFC does weird stuff all the time -- from a line of KFC-flavored nail polish to a chicken wing box that doubles as a drone. But it's really outdone itself this time. Today, a listing for a KFC da...
19:24, 09/10/2019

Even after Epstein's suicide, his accusers to get day in court Women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein will get a chance to discuss their accusations in a courtroom on Monday, less than three weeks after the financier killed himself while await...
13:24, 08/27/2019

Why Kirchner’s Comeback Goes Through Argentine Court Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who returned to the public eye after winning a seat to the Senate in 2017, says she is running for vice-president in October elections. She’s...
19:12, 05/30/2019

Deadly Shooting Suspect In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- A man accused of murdering a woman in Lexington is due in court for his first appearance. James Ragland, 28, of Ragland is accused of murdering a 27-year-old woman outside the...
11:00, 05/23/2019

"You Must Be Stupid": Duterte Says Won't Be Tried By International Court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let-up in a crackdown that he said he was winning...
14:36, 07/17/2019

Man pours acid on himself in London court Defendant had just been sentenced for fraud offences at Inner London crown courtA defendant in court was critically injured when he doused himself with a noxious substance while in the dock.A female d...
19:12, 05/01/2019

| US Supreme Court to take up 'Dreamers' case The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's attempt to shut down a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation....
15:12, 06/29/2019

'You must be stupid': Duterte says he won't be tried by international court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no let up in a crackdown that he said he was winning...
12:12, 07/17/2019

Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast ...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation across Africa....
21:48, 05/24/2019

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the German concept for the fees breaches anti-discriminatio...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Harvey Weinstein due in court on new indictment Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is expected to appear in a Manhattan courtroom on Monday morning to face a new indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial....
12:36, 08/26/2019

Why the Supreme Court’s split decisions may not mean what you think The Supreme Court handed down a pair of decisions Thursday that allowed both sides to light their hair on fire. Neither should celebrate or grieve too early....
23:24, 06/27/2019

Three in court over Lincolnshire mustard gas find One of three also charged with possessing machine gun after canisters were found in 2017A man has appeared in court charged with possession of a machine gun and mustard gas canisters and with discharg...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Roger Federer Heats Up on Court and Off After a strong third-round win at the U.S. Open, Federer heatedly defended himself against accusations that he has dictated the timing of his matches....
17:24, 08/31/2019

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-...
07:24, 07/12/2019

Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to appear in a Canadian court on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradi...
13:36, 05/08/2019

U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare The future of Obamacare could be at stake on Tuesday when a coalition of Democratic-led states and House of Representatives urge a federal appeals court to overturn a Texas judge's ruling that the U.S...
15:12, 07/09/2019

Where the Supreme Court stands on the Second Amendment As the country reels from two mass shootings, supporters of gun restrictions are turning again to the debate over the scope of the Second Amendment, demanding that gun laws be strengthened....
05:12, 08/06/2019

Man Charged In Fatal Bar Shooting To Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The man accused of killing one person in a shooting at a Lexington bar is set to appear in court for arraignment Friday afternoon. Police say an altercation back in April, bet...
17:00, 05/17/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows...
22:48, 05/07/2019

What the Supreme Court is doing behind closed doors Recent late-night orders, an abrupt dismissal of a case after oral arguments, and long-pending appeals that have fallen into a black hole at the Supreme Court have cast fresh scrutiny on the inner wor...
16:36, 04/29/2019

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a dealership management system to solicit subscriptions....
06:24, 09/09/2019

Big 3 back on court in Wimbledon quarterfinals The last time the Big Three of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played their Wimbledon quarterfinal opponents, they lost        ...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landm...
07:36, 05/16/2019

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primaries Tuesday. But a case the justices have yet to de...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Horse Seeks Justice In Court Maximum Security and his entourage of humans are not going to take his controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification lying down, even after those scoundrels down at the Kentucky Horse Racing Commissio...
00:12, 05/10/2019

Man Wants Court to Get E-Scooter Data to ID the Hit-and-Run Rider Who Put Him in the Hospital A man who was struck and left unconscious last month by an unknown individual riding the wrong way on an electric scooter is taking legal action for the rider’s data.Read more......
01:36, 07/11/2019

Teacher had sex with student in SUV behind hotel: court docs A 16-year-old boy told state police that a gym teacher in upstate New York sent him nude photos before having sex with him in a car behind a hotel, court records show. Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, was arr...
16:36, 05/17/2019

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
21:12, 06/28/2019

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing und...
03:24, 06/29/2019

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country...
22:12, 06/28/2019

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning ...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-s...
17:12, 06/28/2019

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
19:36, 05/22/2019

| Off the court, Anderson breaks a cocktail record South Africa's Kevin Anderson may not have won the recent Fever-Tree Championships, but he did break a record at the tournament... a cocktail challenge....
16:48, 07/01/2019

NCP Slams BJP After Top Court Ruling On EWS Quota In Maharashtra The Nationalist Congress Party slammed the BJP after the Supreme Court ruled that 10 per cent Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota cannot be applied to post-graduate medical courses in Maharashtra...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Epstein accusers pour out their anger in court One by one, more than a dozen of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers stood before a judge and poured out their anger toward the financier Tuesday, taking advantage of an extraordinary opportunity to be he...
07:48, 08/28/2019

Nick Kyrgios storms off court: 'Emotions got the better of me' Australia's Nick Kyrgios apologises after forfeiting his second-round match at the Italian Open after walking off court against Norway's Casper Ruud....
21:36, 05/16/2019

Kenyan high court upholds ban on same-sex relations A panel of three judges has said the constitution adequately protects LGBTQ people's rights. But activists and lawyers have criticized the ruling, saying it undermines protections guaranteed by the co...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Parking One Of Delhi's "Most Serious Problems", Says Supreme Court Terming parking one of the "most serious problems", the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi government to ensure that proper assessment of parking needs for the next 25 years is done while......
02:12, 09/03/2019

| SA not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide....
10:36, 07/18/2019

Serena fined £8,000 for damaging Wimbledon court "Serena Williams was fined £7,988 ($10,000) by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon\u0027s courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament."...
10:00, 07/09/2019

Barty dispatches Van Uytvanck on distant Court Two Top seed Ash Barty hurried into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday, dispatching Alison van Uytvanck 6-1 6-3 in 54 minutes on the All England Club's distant showcourt Two....
15:12, 07/04/2019

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the couple to claim they feared for their lives, was......
09:12, 07/15/2019

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in G...
23:48, 07/15/2019

UK Duchess Kate skips Royal Box for outside court British players are always guaranteed enthusiastic support from home fans at Wimbledon but not often do they receive royal support when playing on an outside court....
14:48, 07/02/2019

Djokovic, Serena return to court in Day Five action Novak Djokovic will look to keep recent shoulder injury at bay as he resumes his U.S. Open title defense in the third round, while Serena Williams will look to take another step closer to a record-tyi...
13:24, 08/30/2019

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of the country’s former president in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court...
21:48, 05/20/2019

How John Roberts controls the Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' announcement last week forbidding -- at least for now -- a citizenship question on the 2020 census echoed his surprise affirmation of the Affordable Care Act in 2012....
17:24, 07/03/2019

Court docs: Man arrested in fatal crash ‘did not know what he hit’ TUCSON – A man was arrested Saturday night after a fatal motorcycle collision. According to new court documents, 69-year-old Thomas Waites saw a single headlight in his lane and “something came throug...
21:12, 07/02/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
19:12, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka's top court delays first executions in 43 years Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has delayed the death penalty for four people convicted on drug-related offences, one of their lawyers said on Friday, in what would have been the first executions in 43 year...
15:00, 07/05/2019

French rooster in court for crowing too loudly Meet Maurice, the rooster whose early morning crowing has divided French opinion. His fans, including a chicken called Pompadour and a rooster called Jean-Rene, showed their support outside the court ...
18:00, 07/05/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
15:24, 05/21/2019

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
09:24, 07/11/2019

"If You Were So Ill...": No Top Court Relief For Saravana Bhavan Founder The Supreme Court today denied a request by P Rajagopal, owner of the Saravana Bhavan chain of restaurants, to delay the start of his prison sentence on grounds of ill health...
08:36, 07/09/2019

Serena fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court Serena Williams was fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon's courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament, media reported....
04:00, 07/09/2019

Nadal happy to see Murray back on court "Andy Murray is one of the most important players in the tennis circuit and his comeback from injury should please everybody, 18-times Grand Slam winner Rafa Nadal has said."...
11:24, 07/01/2019

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights, freedom of speech and protections for criminal de...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Court Convicts Congo's Ntaganda of War Crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
11:48, 07/08/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein due in court over sex charges NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court following an arrest in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the earl...
00:48, 07/08/2019

UN says Tunisian court has decided to release UN expert UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says it was informed that a Tunisian appeals court has decided to release Mocef Kartas, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya, who was arrested following his ...
22:36, 05/21/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offenc...
20:24, 07/12/2019

Kanter: 'After I leave the court, the fight begins' Enes Kanter is a devout Muslim observing Ramadan, a center attempting to prevent a three-peat -- and a political activist who sleeps with a panic button next to his bed....
15:00, 05/20/2019

‘Bikini baristas’ may need to cover up following court ruling Their days of wearing pasties while slinging pastries may be numbered. Bikini-clad baristas serving cups of joe in a Washington city could soon be covering up following a Wednesday federal appeals cou...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Virginia man back in US after court questions deportation ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who says he fears torture at the hands of Israeli authorities is back in the U.S. after a judge’s order forced immigration authorities to reverse h...
16:24, 06/08/2019

Appeals court OKs ‘Billionaires’ Row’ homeless shelter The city has every right to open a homeless shelter in Manhattan’s ritzy “Billionaires’ Row” neighborhood, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. A community group, the...
00:24, 06/12/2019

Son charges at suspect in mom’s killing during court appearance This is the moment a Michigan man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the chest was nearly attacked by the victim’s enraged son during a frenzied courtroom spectacle this week. The surveillance vi...
17:12, 06/06/2019

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites: monitor A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan's government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fu...
00:24, 08/07/2019

Court order Maldives ex-VP detained for 15 days A court in the Maldives has ordered former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb to be detained for 15 days, after he was returned home following his failed attempt to enter neighboring India...
09:36, 08/06/2019

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault by Swedish Court A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden on Wednesday for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm, a ruling that comes after President Donald Trump tried to intervene on his behalf....
17:24, 08/14/2019

Two to appear in court over Emiliano Sala mortuary photograph Pair summonsed after image of footballer who died in plane crash was circulated onlineTwo people will appear in court after a police investigation into a mortuary photograph of the body of Emiliano Sa...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Huawei executive expected in Canadian court VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is expected to be back in court to set a date for the start of her extradition hearings. Canada arrested the daughter of Hu...
18:12, 05/08/2019

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled ...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and mandatory" on Ecuadorean authorities....
09:24, 06/13/2019

Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns LINCOLN, Maine — Susan Collins has watched countless gun debates stall out over the years. But this time, she says, will be different. The Maine moderate has long been a lonely voice on guns in the G...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
22:12, 06/08/2019

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky ...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police s...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Fidelity battles IRS in court over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments' courtroom battle with the IRS over disallowed tax credits drew to a close on Tuesday when lawyers clashed over whether the mutual fund giant was a bonafide partner in the product...
22:24, 08/13/2019

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-m...
22:12, 06/06/2019

Fighting Harassers and Stalkers on the Web, in Court and in Print “Nobody’s Victim,” by the lawyer Carrie Goldberg, and “Consent,” by Donna Freitas, recount the authors’ personal experiences with sexual harassment and its lasting trauma....
12:24, 08/13/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court...
11:12, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in hi...
06:24, 06/08/2019

15% Of Court Complexes Without Washrooms For Women: Report Around 15 per cent of the 16,000 court complexes across the country do not have washrooms for women, reflecting sorry conditions of their toilets, a survey report has shown....
02:12, 07/28/2019

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The just...
16:00, 06/10/2019

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's...
12:12, 06/11/2019

New Zealand court stops man from being extradited to China A New Zealand court has stopped a man accused of killing a woman in Shanghai from being extradited to China, at least for now, due to concerns he could be tortured...
12:24, 06/11/2019

| Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal code....
13:36, 06/11/2019