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To beat the coronavirus, Colombia tries to limit number of people in streets by separating men and women
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To beat the coronavirus, Colombia tries to limit number of people in streets by separating men and women

Bogotá, Colombia’s capital and largest city, joined Panama this week in instituting a gender-based virus-prevention measure designed to limit the number of people in the streets

Lockdowns multiply globally as coronavirus strains health systems; three US cities, Germany's Bavaria move to restrict residents
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Lockdowns multiply globally as coronavirus strains health systems; three US cities, Germany's Bavaria move to restrict residents

Major streets and highways were deserted in many parts of the world as curfews and lockdowns multiplied in the face of a rapidly advancing coronavirus that is severely straining many health systems

Bengaluru most traffic-congested city in the world, four Indian cities on list of top 10: Report
India

Bengaluru most traffic-congested city in the world, four Indian cities on list of top 10: Report

Bengaluru is the most traffic-congested city in the world, according to a report released by location technology company TomTom

Roger Federer reveals how he broke down after cancellation of exhibition match against Alexander Zverev due to riots in Bogota
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Roger Federer reveals how he broke down after cancellation of exhibition match against Alexander Zverev due to riots in Bogota

Roger Federer admits he suffered a bit of a breakdown during last month’s tour of Mexico and South America after rioting in Colombian capital Bogota forced him to cancel his exhibition match against German’s Alexander Zverev.

Mumbai’s traffic flow worst in the world, Delhi at fourth spot, finds report; congestion down in two cities from 2018
India

Mumbai’s traffic flow worst in the world, Delhi at fourth spot, finds report; congestion down in two cities from 2018

Traffic flow in Mumbai is the worst in the world while Delhi is close behind at fourth position, according to a new report detailing the traffic situation in 56 countries

Man Booker International Prize 2019 shortlist announced; Annie Ernaux, Olga Tokarczuk among authors named
Life

Man Booker International Prize 2019 shortlist announced; Annie Ernaux, Olga Tokarczuk among authors named

Of the six works under consideration for the Man Booker International Prize 2019 is author Olga Tokarczuk's Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, translated into English by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.

Car bomb attack at Colombia police cadet training academy leaves 21 dead; government declares three days of mourning
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Car bomb attack at Colombia police cadet training academy leaves 21 dead; government declares three days of mourning

The bomber – who authorities confirmed was killed in the attack – struck at Colombia's General Francisco de Paula Santander Officer's School in the south of Bogota during a promotion ceremony for cadets

Donald Trump to become first US president to skip South American summit, will stay back to 'oversee response to Syria'
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Donald Trump to become first US president to skip South American summit, will stay back to 'oversee response to Syria'

President Donald Trump plans to send Vice-President Mike Pence to an upcoming summit in South America the president has decided to skip

Five killed, 41 injured in bomb attack on Colombia police station; 31-year-old suspect in custody
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Five killed, 41 injured in bomb attack on Colombia police station; 31-year-old suspect in custody

At least five police officers were killed and 41 others wounded when alleged drug traffickers detonated a remote controlled bomb at a station in Colombia

Colombia explosion: 5 security officials killed, 41 injured in attack at police station in Barranquilla
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Colombia explosion: 5 security officials killed, 41 injured in attack at police station in Barranquilla

At least five police officers were killed and 41 others wounded in Colombia's Barranquilla when alleged drug traffickers detonated a remote controlled bomb at a station.

Pope Francis makes reconciliation his central theme on five-day visit to Colombia
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Pope Francis makes reconciliation his central theme on five-day visit to Colombia

Pope Francis heads into an area once besieged by leftist rebels to pray with victims of Colombia's long conflict and urge them to overcome their grief by forgiving their former

Colombia: Attack on UN office monitoring disarming of FARC rebels injures police officer
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Colombia: Attack on UN office monitoring disarming of FARC rebels injures police officer

A police officer was injured on Monday in an attack on a United Nations mission monitoring the disarming of FARC rebels in Colombia

Colombia coal mines blast: Death toll rises to 13, search operation continues
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Colombia coal mines blast: Death toll rises to 13, search operation continues

The Colombian emergency crews have ended their rescue efforts at two coal mines, where an explosion left at least 13 miners dead and one injured

Colombia mall bombing: Leaders vow that attack wouldn't disrupt nation's peace process; probe into assault still on
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Colombia mall bombing: Leaders vow that attack wouldn't disrupt nation's peace process; probe into assault still on

Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, even as authorities scrambled to find out who was behind the carnage.

Colombia: Bombing at mall in Bogota kills 3, including French woman; 9 injured
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Colombia: Bombing at mall in Bogota kills 3, including French woman; 9 injured

Colombia's capital Bogota has seen dramatic improvement in security over the past decade as the country's long-running conflict has wound down.

Tennis roundup: Teen Marketa Vondrousova, Borna Coric win 1st titles; Steve Johnson downs Thomaz Bellucci
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Tennis roundup: Teen Marketa Vondrousova, Borna Coric win 1st titles; Steve Johnson downs Thomaz Bellucci

World number 233 Marketa Vondrousova, Croatia's Borna Coric, former Grand Slam champion Francesca Schiavone and American Steve Johnson were among the winners last week.

Verizon will sell 29 data centers worth $3.6 billion to Equinix
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Verizon will sell 29 data centers worth $3.6 billion to Equinix

Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers in the United States and Latin America to Equinix Inc for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business.

Colombia, Farc rebels sign second peace deal amid opposition; Ban Ki-moon welcomes pact
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Colombia, Farc rebels sign second peace deal amid opposition; Ban Ki-moon welcomes pact

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a revised peace agreement with the country's largest rebel movement on Thursday, making a second attempt within months to end a half century of hostilities.

Colombia: After peace deal collapse, analysts forecast economic consequences
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Colombia: After peace deal collapse, analysts forecast economic consequences

Everything was ready: once approved, Colombia's peace deal would trigger a financial windfall, boost the economy and encourage investment.

Colombian govt says it will release ELN guerrilla prisoners to advance peace talks
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Colombian govt says it will release ELN guerrilla prisoners to advance peace talks

Colombia will free some imprisoned ELN guerrillas so they can take part in peace talks due to open on 27 October, a facilitator said on Tuesday.