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  1. Otoniel: Colombia’s most wanted drug lord captured

    Otoniel: Colombia’s most wanted drug lord captured

    President says Otoniel’s arrest is the biggest blow to drug trafficking in Colombia since Pablo Escobar’s death.

  2. Why won’t Colombia let Martha Sepúlveda die?

    Why won’t Colombia let Martha Sepúlveda die?

    Sepúlveda, it seemed, was too happy to die – and should therefore be condemned to a future of, well, pain.

  3. Indigenous artists use rap to push for change in Colombia

    Indigenous artists use rap to push for change in Colombia

    Embera Indigenous rappers hope music will raise awareness of mass displacement, poor living conditions in the country.

  4. Colombia’s avocado boom shows the hidden costs of ‘green gold’

    Colombia’s avocado boom shows the hidden costs of ‘green gold’

    As avocados replace coffee crops in many parts of Colombia, scientists warn there are consequences for wildlife.

  5. Turkey’s Erdogan orders expulsion of 10 Western ambassadors

    Turkey’s Erdogan orders expulsion of 10 Western ambassadors

    Envoys from countries including the US, Germany and France called for release of businessman and philanthropist Kavala.

  6. Cricket: India, Pakistan lock horns at T20 World Cup

    Cricket: India, Pakistan lock horns at T20 World Cup

    On Sunday, the two sides will meet for the eighth time at a cricket World Cup. India have won all seven.

  7. COVID cases in Eastern Europe near 20m as outbreak worsens

    COVID cases in Eastern Europe near 20m as outbreak worsens

    Three of the top five countries reporting the most deaths in the world – Russia, Ukraine and Romania – are in region.

  8. Ecuador’s Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez shot dead

    Ecuador’s Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez shot dead

    Officials mourn Quinonez’s murder which comes as violence spiked dramatically in Ecuador in recent months.

  9. Blast in Ugandan capital Kampala kills one, injures five

    Blast in Ugandan capital Kampala kills one, injures five

    President Museveni said three people ‘left a package’ at the scene that later exploded.

  10. Muqtada al-Sadr: Iraq’s kingmaker in uncertain times

    Muqtada al-Sadr: Iraq’s kingmaker in uncertain times

    Al-Sadr’s party controls 70 of a total 329 parliamentary seats in Iraq and the movement has a large base across country.