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Chile`s largest amphibian in danger of extinction

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:33

The helmeted water toad, the largest amphibian found in the Chile, is in serious danger of extinction due to habitat loss and environmental factors.

Chilean students invent theft-proof bicycle

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 21:20

More than 100,000 bicycles are stolen annually in Chile`s capital Santiago, a problem that prompted three university students here to come up with an innovative, theft-proof model.

2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 19:36

A new study has revealed that Antarctica`s frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.

2010 Chile earthquake triggered icequakes in Antarctica

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 16:02

A new study has revealed that Antarctica`s frozen ground is receptive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes after the researchers found out that 2010 Chile earthquake was the reason behind icequakes in Antarctica.

Pro-Palestinian demo seeks end to Chile`s ties with Israel

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:23

Thousands marched in Chile`s capital against Israel`s operation in Gaza, urging President Michelle Bachelet to break off diplomatic relations with the Jewish state.

Facebook restores service after outage in many countries

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 02:05

Facebook Inc said service to the world`s largest online social network was fully restored on Friday, following a widespread outage that affected users in multiple countries.

Chile summons ambassador over Gaza offensive

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 02:49

Chile`s government is summoning its ambassador home from Tel Aviv for consultations and is condemning what it calls the worsening of Israel`s military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Japan`s Abe tours ancient city with Mexican leader

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 05:15

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up a two-day visit to Mexico Saturday, taking a break from sealing energy deals to tour pyramids with President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Chile mulls ditching university tuition: Minister

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 02:40

University tuition, which has sparked violent protests in Chile over spiraling increases, could be scrapped under a new government plan, a top official said.

Thousands march in pro-Palestinian protests in Chile

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 01:26

About 5,000 demonstrators against Israel`s military strikes in Gaza held a protest Saturday in the Chilean capital, home to a sizeable Palestinian community.

Zomato forays into Chile; earmarks $2 mn for expansion

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 21:30

Restaurant discovery services provider Zomato today announced its foray into Chile, offering information for about 7,000 restaurants in Santiago.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off northern Chile: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 06:23

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile`s coast, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of major damage or casualties.