Members of the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force (Farc) political party (from left)  Victoria Sandino, Pablo Catatumbo, Marco Calarca and Olmedo Ruiz, at the Capitol in Bogotá for the new Congress on Friday. Photograph:  Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Half a century after their Marxist comrades took up arms in the Colombian mountains and vowed to overthrow the state, members of the country’s once-fe(...)

A demonstrator throws stones during a protest against a campaign rally held for Rodrigo Londono Echeverri – “Timochenko” –  the presidential candidate for the Farc political party.  Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s former Farc rebel group, now a political party, on Friday temporarily suspended its presidential and legislative election campaigns due to (...)

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and the Farc head Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, aka Timoleón Jiménez or Timochenko, shake hands during the second signing of the historic peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Farc, in Bogota, Colombia. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s government has signed a revised peace accord with Marxist rebels to formally end five decades of civil war, a month after voters narrowly r(...)

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,(...)

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(...)