Pablo Atrato, a member of the guerrilla negotiating team, said FARC never targeted civilians but recognized it has harmed civilians through use of excessive force, mistakes or unforeseen circumstances of war.
Some people were being evacuated from the surrounding area as a precaution, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.
Security forces have combed the area around Iguala in search of the students, whose disappearance has sparked massive protest marches in Mexico.
Diplomatic ties to be "reviewed" after Spanish leader tweeted support for jailed anti-government protester.
Cuban government for the first time after 55 years the revolution has allowed to be built a church, but not a mosque
Forensic anthropologists are still checking the remains of dozens of corpses found buried on a hillside outside Iguala, but so far none of the students' have been found.
Rousseff vowed "not leave a stone unturned" in getting to the bottom of a corruption scandal at Petrobras, and punish those found responsible.
Outgoing President Jose Mujica, a 79-year-old former guerrilla, is seeking to hand power back to his predecessor Tabare Vazquez.
President Dilma Rousseff, candidate for the leftist Workers' Party, is seeking re-election to a second four-year term and the latest opinion polls signal she has maintained a thin lead over Sen. Aécio Neves, candidate for the center-right Brazilian Social Democracy Party and the market favorite.
The final television debate between Brazil’s presidential candidates was marked by heated exchanges focused on corruption allegations.
Tabare Vazquez is projected to win but a runoff looms against conservative Lacalle Pou
Guards opened fire on inmates at the Najayo jail in San Cristobal after the prison was attacked by armed men
"I think you have made a mistake, Mr. Rajoy, " the socialist Maduro thundered in a speech on state TV, accusing him of a patronizing attitude towards Spain's former colonies.
Signaling a possible shift in the peace negotiations, new FARC guerrillas have arrived in Cuba.
Natives must gain control of titles to stave off deforestation and reduce illegal logging, activists say.
In Brazil's tightest election in decades, the leftist incumbent's aggressive campaign against pro-business senator Neves has succeeded in bolstering her support
The government has in recent months undertaken a huge crackdown on smuggling, including closing the border at night and arresting 1,266 people.
IFRC said some 571,710 people were affected by the drought in Honduras, which had left them in danger of hunger due to dying crops, higher food prices and less work for agricultural day laborers.
Thousands marched in Iguala to protest the disappearance of the teachers in training. After the march, masked men set fire to the municipal offices with Molotov cocktails and smashed the windows.
Judge Marianela Cifuentes ordered Labbe's arrest and decided to prosecute him for unlawful association as a member of Pinochet's notorious DINA secret police
Colombia’s two guerrilla groups have met to coordinate concurrent peace dialogues.