The Colombian government and left-wing FARC rebels have signed a historic deal to end the fifty-two years of civil war.

President Juan Manuel Santos and rebel leader Timoleon Jimenez used a pen made from a bullet to sign the deal in Cartagena city.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and leaders of Latin American countries were present in the signing ceremony.

The president said he hoped the deal would bring the country into a new era.

Colombian civil war killed 260,000 people and left six million internally displaced.

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