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At least 5 dead, 15 missing in landslide in southern Chile

At least 5 dead, 15 missing in landslide in southern Chile

A mudslide fuelled by heavy rains has swept over a village in southern Chile, leaving at least five people dead and 15 missing, officials said.

Dec 17, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Pablo Neruda death probe finds cancer didn't kill him

Pablo Neruda death probe finds cancer didn't kill him

International experts announced Friday that Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, but could not conclusively determine if he was assassinated by late dictator Augusto Pinochet`s regime.

Oct 21, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
A world's first – These lion cubs were born after their father had reversed vasectomy

A world's first – These lion cubs were born after their father had reversed vasectomy

The cubs, born three months ago, were conceived after their father 'Maucho' underwent the procedure, which vets at Buin Zoo in the suburbs of Santiago said took months of planning and a five-hour operation.

May 09, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Strong 6.3-magnitude quake shakes Chile

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted central Chile on Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property, the US Geological Survey reported.

Feb 10, 2016, 07:20 AM IST

Seven killed after train collides with auto in Chile

Seven people were killed Sunday after a freight train smashed into a car that had become stranded on the tracks in southern Chile, officials said.

Feb 08, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Hijackers try to force aircraft to fly to Venezuela

The case is currently under investigation by Colombian authorities.

Oct 30, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

Chile rocked by 6.0 magnitude quake, no injuries reported

The quake struck at 1:33 pm (1633 GMT) about 10 kilometers south of the town of Tongoy.

Oct 06, 2015, 04:01 AM IST

Chile rattled by two earthquakes

A series of smaller quakes also shook parts of the South American country today.

Oct 04, 2015, 02:24 AM IST
AITA chief Anil Khanna elected ITF vice president

AITA chief Anil Khanna elected ITF vice president

He may have fallen a bit short in his bid to become the ITF President but AITA boss Anil Khanna has been elected as Vice President of the world governing body as he has retained his seat on the influential Board of Directors.

Sep 26, 2015, 20:50 PM IST
Australia to host USA in 2016 Davis Cup first round

Australia to host USA in 2016 Davis Cup first round

The United States will travel to Australia as the two most successful nations in Davis Cup history are pitted against each other in the first round of the 2016 World Group play.

Sep 24, 2015, 07:59 AM IST

Quake of 6.5 magnitude shakes Chile capital

A tremor struck Chile`s capital city Santiago on Monday, shaking buildings, according to Reuters witnesses.

Sep 21, 2015, 23:38 PM IST
Powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake in Chile kills at least five, 1 million evacuated

Powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake in Chile kills at least five, 1 million evacuated

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, killing five people and forcing 1 million to flee their homes.

Sep 17, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

In Chile, astro-tourism!

Fancy some astro-tourism? Head for northern Chile, where contemplating the night skies is not just a casual pastime, but a protected pursuit.

Sep 01, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Former head of Pinochet`s secret police dead in Chile

Manuel Contreras, the former head of Chile`s feared intelligence service under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, died on Friday. He was 86.

Aug 08, 2015, 12:49 PM IST
Copa America final preview: Bitter rivals Chile, Argentina face off in soccer showdown

Copa America final preview: Bitter rivals Chile, Argentina face off in soccer showdown

It`s a geopolitical rivalry that has seen a clash of generals, a near-war over territory, and accusations of treachery and arrogance.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:15 AM IST
Chile beat Uruguay 1-0 to reach 2015 Copa America semis

Chile beat Uruguay 1-0 to reach 2015 Copa America semis

Hosts Chile sent nine-man Uruguay crashing out of the Copa America on Wednesday, winning a stormy quarter-final 1-0 to edge closer to their dream of a first South American crown.

Jun 25, 2015, 09:59 AM IST
Chile`s smog headache distracts from Copa America

Chile`s smog headache distracts from Copa America

The streets were strangely empty Monday in the Chilean capital Santiago, where air pollution has forced authorities to declare an environmental emergency in the middle of the Copa America.

Jun 23, 2015, 08:55 AM IST
Brazil into Copa America quarters as Venezuela beaten

Brazil into Copa America quarters as Venezuela beaten

Brazil shrugged off the absence of suspended captain Neymar to reach the Copa America quarter-finals here Sunday with a 2-1 victory over Venezuela.

Jun 22, 2015, 05:57 AM IST
Javier Mascherano believes Neymar was kicked out of Copa America

Javier Mascherano believes Neymar was kicked out of Copa America

Seasoned Argentine defender Javier Mascherano on Saturday said Brazil skipper Neymar was kicked out of the Copa America after the latter was suspended for four games in a decision by the South American football governing body, CONMEBOL.

Jun 20, 2015, 19:34 PM IST
Copa America: Brazil shock as Neymar banned, Chile power on

Copa America: Brazil shock as Neymar banned, Chile power on

Brazil superstar Neymar was dramatically thrown out of the Copa America on Friday as Chile shrugged off the drunken-driving controversy surrounding Arturo Vidal to power into the quarter-finals.

Jun 20, 2015, 07:15 AM IST

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