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Colombian soldiers patrol a street in Bogota, on August 30, 2012. President Juan Manuel Santos ordered troops to provide security in the country's capital and patrol Colombia's highways on Friday after 12 days of violent protests spread from rural areas.

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Colombian soldiers patrol a street in Bogota. President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday ordered troops to provide security in the country’s capital and patrol Colombia’s highways after 12 days of violent protests spread from rural areas.