Chile begins volcano clean-up under eruption threat

Residents whose homes were buried under mounds of stinking volcanic ash in southern Chile began the painstaking clean-up Sunday, under the threat of more eruptions from the volatile Calbuco volcano.

Volcano ash causing misery for Chile, Argentina

Ash from Chile`s Calbuco volcano visited more misery on air passengers across South America on Sunday, as towns and cities struggled to clean up from last week`s two powerful eruptions.

Flights disrupted as Chile volcano spews more ash

Ash from Chile`s spewing Calbuco volcano threatened Saturday to spell travel misery in the region and beyond after it triggered the cancellation of domestic and international flights in several cities.

Chile volcano ash cloud reaches Brazil, flights cancelled

Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning this week, reached as far as southern Brazil on Saturday and prompted some airlines to cancel flights to the capitals of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.

Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions

A large column of smoke has streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again after unexpectedly roaring back to life and forcing thousands to evacuate.

Hundreds bid tearful adieu to mountaineer Mastan Babu
Hundreds bid tearful adieu to mountaineer Mastan Babu

Hundreds bid tearful adieu to India`s ace mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was buried in his native village in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

Chile volcano still puffing, flights cancelled in Argentina

Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning on Wednesday, is still puffing out ash and smoke, leading airlines to cancel flights from Argentine capital Buenos Aires, some 1,400 kilometers east.

Southern Chile covered in ash after volcano erupts

Southern Chile dug itself out from under a thick layer of gray ash on Friday while keeping a wary eye on the Calbuco volcano after it spectacularly erupted for the first time in half a century.

Another Volcano erupts, this time in Costa Rica

A volcano erupted Thursday in Costa Rica, shooting up a column of ash that forced the closure of the airport in the capital city San Jose.

Fears of third eruption after Chile volcano roars to life

 Southern Chile was on alert Thursday for a fresh eruption after the Calbuco volcano burst into life for the first time in half a century, forcing 5,000 people to evacuate and lighting up the night sky.

Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano roars back to life

Spectacular bursts of volcanic lightning and lava lit up the night sky in southern Chile as the Calbuco volcano erupted twice after half a century of inactivity, forcing some 5,000 people to evacuate.

Dormant for 42 years, Calbuco Volcano in Chile erupts twice in a day

Dormant for last four decades, the Calbuco Volcano in southern Chile has erupted twice in a day, belching out thick plumes of smoke and ash up in the air.

Chile declares emergency as Calbuco volcano erupts

 Southern Chile`s Calbuco volcano erupted on Wednesday for the first time in nearly half a century, spewing a giant funnel of ash high into the sky and prompting authorities to declare a state of emergency.

Chile declares emergency as Calbuco volcano erupts

 Southern Chile`s Calbuco volcano erupted on Wednesday for the first time in nearly half a century, spewing a giant funnel of ash high into the sky and prompting authorities to declare a state of emergency.

Chile`s Bachelet to retire from politics after term

Michelle Bachelet, Chile`s first woman president, said Tuesday she will never again seek public office after her term expires in 2018, as a corruption scandal involving her son batters her popularity.

Two dead, 12 injured in Chile nightclub building collapse

Two people were killed and 12 injured during a concert at a nightclub in downtown Santiago after the building collapsed, authorities said early Friday.

Chile students protest corruption, demand education reform

Thousands of students marched through the streets of Chile's capital to protest recent corruption scandals and to complain about delays in a promised education overhaul.

Chile first Latin America country to allow drones

Chile introduced regulations Friday making it the first country in Latin America to officially allow drone flights.

Chile`s Bachelet visits flood-hit north after 25 killed

Chile`s President Michelle Bachelet visited the flood-hit north of the country where at least 25 people died this week, vowing to "rebuild" the stricken region.

Toll in Chile floods rises to 25 dead, 101 missing

The death toll from rainstorms which deluged northern Chile has risen to 25 and could increase further with another 101 still missing, officials said.