Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos. The government and leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) have waded through a five-point agenda during negotiations to end 51 years of war. Photograph: John Vizcaino/Reuters

Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday he is confident he will be in a position to call a ceasefire with Marxist Farc rebels starti(...)

Kaci Kullmann Five, the new head of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee, announces the winner of 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. Photograph: Heiko Junge/EPA

The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia has won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The jury cited the group for “its decisive contribution to the buildin(...)

“Thousands of low-level Farc fighters would be granted an amnesty for “political” crimes.”

There are substantial echoes of our own peace process and the Belfast Agreement in last week’s welcome breakthrough in Colombia’s own process. A key e(...)

A minesweeper heads to work clearing a minefield laid by guerrillas in La Virgen, Carmen de Viboral Municipality, Antioquia department Colombia. Photograph: Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s FARC rebels shot dead three police officers on Thursday and brought down an energy pylon, cutting off power to half a million people in (...)

Commander of the Farc-Ep leftist guerrilla Pablo Catatumbo reads a statement during the peace talks with the Colombian government at Convention Palace in Havana. Photograph: Alberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images

The Colombian armed forces’ aerial bombing campaign against leftist guerrillas killed a member of the rebel negotiating team who had participated in p(...)

Colombian soldiers carry the body of a comrade killed after a rebel attack in La Esperanza village, Colombia, last month. Farc rebels on Friday suspended a ceasefire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters. Photograph: Reuters/Jaime Saldarriaga/Files

Colombia’s Marxist Farc rebels suspended a unilateral ceasefire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters, the guerrilla group said on Friday,(...)

People remain at the landslide in Salgar municipality, Antioquia department, Colombia on May 18th, 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

A landslide sent mud and water crashing onto homes in a town in Colombia’s northwest mountains on Monday, killing more than 50 people and injuring (...)

A view of  Salgar in Antioquia department, Colombia  after a landslide that has killed at least 48 people. Photograph: Colombian National Police handout/Reuters

A landslide sent mud and water crashing onto homes in a town in Colombia’s northwest mountains, killing at least 48 people and injuring dozens, offici(...)

A Colombian army soldier stands next to packages of seized cocaine during a press conference at a military base in Colombia. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images

The country’s public enemy number one is rich, elusive – and ruthless

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has revived airstrikes on rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) after 11 fighters died in a clash. Photograph: Christian Escobar Mora/EPA

Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos ordered the resumption of bombing raids against Farc guerrillas on Wednesday after a rebel attack killed 10 so(...)