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Colombia to unearth 'world's largest urban mass grave' - official| Reuters

Jul 17, 2015

Colombia to unearth 'world's largest urban mass grave' - official| Reuters

MEDELLIN, Colombia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For the past seven years, Luz Elena Galeano has been searching for her husband who was last seen being forced off a bus by armed men in the Colombian city of Medellin. Her quest to find her husband, and father of her two children, could soon be over. Colombian authorities have announced work will begin on July 27 to unearth what they say is the world's largest urban mass grave, located in a garbage tip in a sprawling mountainside slum known as Comuna 13 in western Medellin. #Business #Technology #Middle East #science #Crime #Argentina #Colombia
Copa America: Redemption for Tevez as Argentina edge Colombia in penalty shoot-out

Jun 27, 2015

Copa America: Redemption for Tevez as Argentina edge Colombia in penalty shoot-out

Carlos Tevez fired Argentina into the semi-finals of the Copa America here Friday, scoring the decisive spot-kick as the tournament favourites defeated Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out. #Sports #football #Argentina #KickingAround #Colombia #David Ospina #Carlos Tevez. Copa America
'Miracle' mom and baby survive five days in Colombian jungle after plane crash

Jun 26, 2015

'Miracle' mom and baby survive five days in Colombian jungle after plane crash

The memory of Maria Nelly Murillo's mother and her own maternal instinct kept her going for five days as she fought to save her baby after their plane crashed in the Colombian jungle #World #NewsTracker #Plane crash #Colombia #baby #survivors
Women's World Cup: USA outclass Colombia, England fight back to beat Norway

Jun 23, 2015

Women's World Cup: USA outclass Colombia, England fight back to beat Norway

The United States moved into the Women's World Cup quarter-finals on Monday with a 2-0 win over Colombia as England fought back to beat former winners Norway 2-1 to book their last eight spot. #Sports #football #FIFA #England #USA #Norway #Women's World Cup #KickingAround #Colombia
Neymar does a Zidane: Watch Brazilian star get a red card for headbutt in Copa America

Jun 18, 2015

Neymar does a Zidane: Watch Brazilian star get a red card for headbutt in Copa America

Brazil superstar Neymar was sent off as the five-time world champions crashed to a 1-0 Copa America defeat against Colombia here on Wednesday. #Brazil #Copa America #SportsTracker #Neymar #Colombia #defeat
Copa America: Neymar saves Brazil the blushes; Venezuela shock Colombia

Jun 15, 2015

Copa America: Neymar saves Brazil the blushes; Venezuela shock Colombia

Neymar headed in a fifth-minute equaliser before creating a goal for team-mate Douglas Costa deep into stoppage time to seal Brazil's 11th consecutive victory since last year's World Cup. #Sports #Brazil #football #Venezuela #Copa America #Peru #KickingAround #Colombia #Neymay
Women's World Cup: Brazil qualify for knockouts, England back on track but France shocked

Jun 14, 2015

Women's World Cup: Brazil qualify for knockouts, England back on track but France shocked

Brazil became the second team to qualify for the knockout round of the women's World Cup on Saturday and England picked up a big win, but France suffered a shock defeat that could make their life at the tournament tougher. #Sports #Brazil #France #football #FIFA #England #Women's World Cup #Colombia #Alessandro Alves
World's first penis transplant patient to father a child| Reuters

Jun 13, 2015

World's first penis transplant patient to father a child| Reuters

CAPE TOWN A young South African man who had the world's first successful penis transplant last December has impregnated his girlfriend, the doctor who led the surgery said on Friday. The 22-year-old man, who has not been named, is among around 250 South Africans who lose their penises each year in botched traditional circumcisions. The nine-hour transplant operation formed part of a pilot study by Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town and the University of Stellenbosch #Sports #Technology #France #science #Africa #Italy #United Kingdom #Colombia
U.N. keeps Israel, Hamas off children's rights blacklist; raps Israel army| Reuters

Jun 09, 2015

U.N. keeps Israel, Hamas off children's rights blacklist; raps Israel army| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations on Monday left Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas off its blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children's rights during conflicts, but criticized Israel over its 2014 military operations. U.N. special envoy for children and armed conflict, Leila Zerrougui of Algeria, had included Israel's army - known as the IDF - and Hamas in a draft of the report she had sent to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon #United States #Technology #France #Middle East #science #Latin America #Iraq #Colombia #opinion