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Copa America: Colombia seal third place in thrilling match

Copa America: Colombia seal third place in thrilling match

COLOMBIA, COPA AMERICA, FIFA, Football, Peru, Sports
It’s almost time for the Copa America final, with South American giants Brazil and Argentina facing off for the crown. Before then, there was one slightly smaller match between Colombia and Peru to decide the winners of the bronze medals. Here is how things played out. Colombia 3-2 Peru Colombia were perhaps a little bit unlucky not to reach the final, having taken Argentina to a penalty shootout in the semi-finals. Peru were also not far off the final, losing 1-0 to Brazil in the previous round. It was all set up for an exciting 90 minutes. Peru had the better of the first half, and were rewarded just before the break with the opening goal. Christian Cueva slipped a ball through for Yoshimar Yotun, and the captain finished to put his side in front. But this lead wa...
Car bomb explosion at Colombia military base injures 36

Car bomb explosion at Colombia military base injures 36

ACCIDENT, COLOMBIA, CRIME, CRISIS, INTERNATIONAL, TERROR, TERRORISM
A car bomb explosion at a military base in the Colombian border city of Cucuta injured 36 people on Tuesday, the defense minister said, casting blame for the attack on leftist rebels. A car bomb exploded at a military base in the Colombian border city of Cucuta and injured 36 people. (Reuters) A car bomb explosion at a military base in the Colombian border city of Cucuta injured 36 people on Tuesday, the defense minister said, casting blame for the attack on leftist rebels. The explosion took place at a base used by the 30th Army Brigade in the northeastern city near the border with Venezuela. "We reject and repudiate this vile and terrorist act which sought to attack the soldiers of Colombia," Defence Minister Diego Molano told journalists. "Thirty-six people were injured. Th...
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