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Chile rejects court`s role in sea access row with Bolivia

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:15

President Michelle Bachelet said Monday she will seek to have the International Criminal Court of Justice declared an inappropriate venue for settling landlocked Bolivia`s demand for access to the Pacific through Chile.

Obama to host Chilean president in June

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 06:08

US President Barack Obama will meet his Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet at the White House June 30, the president house said Thursday.

Thousands evacuated as fire burns 500 homes in Chile

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 13:45

An uncontrollable wildfire in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso destroyed 500 homes and forced the evacuation of 3,000 people as the conflagration burned into the night.

Chileans scramble for supplies after new quake

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 11:13

Chileans desperate for supplies stood in long lines outside shops on Thursday after strong aftershocks from a deadly 8.2-magnitude earthquake forced them to spend another night out in the cold.

Michelle Bachelet: From torture victim to two-time Chile president

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 12:42

Michelle Bachelet made history by becoming Chile`s first female president in 2006, and with her re-election on Sunday now has a chance to cement her legacy as a transformative leader.

Michelle Bachelet wins Chile election in a landslide, plans reforms

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 08:58

Michelle Bachelet was elected as Chile`s president again on Sunday in a landslide victory that hands the center-leftist the mandate she sought to push ahead with wide-reaching reforms.

Michelle Bachelet elected Chile president for 2014-2018 term

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 02:41

Socialist Michelle Bachelet was swept back into office as Chile`s next president, electoral officials said, as her rival recognized the win.

Michelle Bachelet takes first round in Chile`s presidential race

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 08:41

Socialist Michelle Bachelet has won a first round of Chile`s presidential race, with voters putting her on track to replace a conservative after a runoff next month.

Former S Africa vice president named UN Women chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 23:16

UN leader Ban Ki-moon named former South African vice president Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as head of the UN Women agency.

US embassy in Chile apologizes for rude tweet

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 14:30

US embassy in Chile has apologized for a tweet indicating it was bored or irritated by former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet`s bid to run in the November presidential elections.

United Nations Women`s chief quits

Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 11:07

UN Women`s chief Michelle Bachelet has decided to step down, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement issued at United Nations.

UN Women chief seeks justice for Delhi rape victim

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 16:14

UN Women chief Michelle Bachelet has demanded punishment for culprits of the horrific gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old Delhi girl.