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Colombia's ELN Rebels Declare 72-hour Lockdown

The National Liberation Army, a leftist Colombian rebel group known as ELN, has declared a 72-hour armed lockdown in areas where they operate, restricting transport and commerce amid signs of further delays in their efforts to begin peace talks. The lockdown begins on Sunday, said the ELN, which the United States and European Union consider a terrorist group. "We have directed all the combatant forces of the National Liberation Army to take part in an armed strike," the...

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