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Copa America: Argentina, Uruguay, Peru through to quarter-finals

Copa America: Argentina, Uruguay, Peru through to quarter-finals

An early goal by Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero's late second gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar Sunday that qualified them for the Copa America quarter-finals.

'They shot at us,' say injured Venezuela protesters

'They shot at us,' say injured Venezuela protesters

Edinson Cisneros gasped and wheezed as he tried to talk -- he was one of the protesters struck by rubber buckshot fired by Venezuelan security forces breaking up border demos demanding the entry of emergency aid from Colombia.

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border

Venezuelan forces on Saturday fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a crowd demanding to cross a closed border bridge to Colombia, AFP journalists reported.

Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels

Colombia blames deadly Bogota car bombing on ELN rebels

The Colombian government on Friday blamed leftist ELN rebels for the bombing of a police training academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the attacker and dealt a body blow to the peace process.

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 23

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 23

A bus carrying travelers from Colombia and Venezuela crashed in Ecuador early Tuesday, killing 23 people and injuring 20 others, officials said.

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what Caracas has called a drone "assassination" attempt on the Socialist leader over the weekend.

Netanyahu cancels Colombia trip amid Gaza truce talks

Netanyahu cancels Colombia trip amid Gaza truce talks

Netanyahu will convene his security cabinet on Sunday to discuss an emerging deal, brokered by the United Nations and Egypt, for long-term peace in Gaza.

England win first-ever World Cup shoot-out to make quarters

England win first-ever World Cup shoot-out to make quarters

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was helped by the crossbar and then saved from Carlos Bacca before Eric Dier converted as England shook off their World Cup penalty trauma by beating Colombia 4-3 in a shoot-out on Tuesday for a place in the quarter-finals.

England's World Cup odds improve despite Belgium defeat

England's World Cup odds improve despite Belgium defeat

A second-place finish could prove to be a blessing in disguise for England who are on the relatively easier side of the draw in the knockout stages.

Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out

Colombia through to last 16 with 1-0 win, Senegal out

Colombia's Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal on Thursday that catapulted the South Americans into the World Cup last 16 and dumped their African opponents out of tournament.

Colombia win 3-0 to knock Poland out of World Cup

Colombia win 3-0 to knock Poland out of World Cup

Japan and Senegal, who both picked up wins in their first games, drew 2-2 earlier on Sunday and are in a battle with Colombia to qualify for the knockout stage.

Japan sink Colombia in historic win for Asia

Japan sink Colombia in historic win for Asia

Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Group H on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat a South American one at the World Cup.