Firm says $1.4 bn Peru mining project still on after spat

A Mexican-owned copper mining company insisted Friday it will go ahead with a $1.4 billion project in Peru, denying an executive`s claim that it was pulling out because of local opposition.

Death toll from Peru landslides climbs to nine

 The death toll from landslides in three small Peruvian communities has risen to nine following the discovery of a young girl in a river Thursday, an official said.

At least 22 dead in Peru multi-vehicle collision

A multiple-vehicle collision involving three buses and a truck on Monday has left at least 22 people dead and about 60 others injured in northern Peru, police told a local radio station.

Peru first lady denies taking Venezuelan campaign cash

Peru`s first lady Nadine Heredia, who heads the ruling party and is touted as a possible presidential contender, denied Monday that Venezuela`s late president Hugo Chavez funded her husband`s campaigns.

Peru withdraws ambassador to Chile in espionage row

Peru has announced it has withdrawn its ambassador in Santiago to protest alleged espionage by Chile.

Crocodiles, not dinosaurs ruled Earth 13mn years ago
Crocodiles, not dinosaurs ruled Earth 13mn years ago

Scientists have found that it weren't the dinosaurs who ruled Earth 13 million years ago in Peru, it were the crocodiles.

Soldier wounded in attack on Peru military base

A soldier was wounded in a suspected guerrilla attack on a military base in Peru`s coca-rich La Mar province, local press reported Friday.

At least 20 hurt in Peru in oil-related protest

Peruvians trying to take control of an Amazon oil drilling installation clashed with police, leaving at least 20 injured and 40 arrested, local media reports said.

Road accidents leave more than 40 dead in Peru

 More than 40 people were killed in several road accidents over two days in Peru, police and media reports said late Saturday.

Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls
Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls

Two dozen US cities want to host matches in the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament, the first time the event will be staged outside South America, USA Soccer announced Thursday.

Peru comes up with new campaign to end eve-teasing

Peru comes up with new campaign to end eve-teasing

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Peru evacuates remote village after indigenous attacks

An isolated Peruvian village in the Amazon rainforest that came under attack by indigenous people wielding bows and arrows is being evacuated by boat, authorities said Wednesday.

Lima UN talks agree building blocks for 2015 climate deal

About 190 nations agreed on Sunday the building blocks of a deal to combat climate change in 2015 amid warnings that far tougher action would be needed to cut rising world greenhouse gas emissions.

Peru's melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise

High in the Peruvian Andes, the glacier-fed lake Laguna 513 brims with meltwater atop a populated valley in a region prone to earthquakes.

No report from US embassy about Delhi's air pollution: Govt

Government on Thrusday denied having received any report from the US embassy about Delhi's air pollution level, but admitted that air quality deteriorates during Diwali.

Greenpeace apologises for stunt at ancient Peru site

Environmental group Greenpeace apologised Wednesday after Peru accused it of damaging a millenia-old archaeological site when its activists displayed a protest banner there calling for action on climate change.

Cabinet clears India's stand for climate change talks

The cabinet Tuesday cleared India's negotiating position for the climate change talks, now being held in Peruvian capital Lima.

Climate talks to seek way to historic Paris pact

The world`s nations gather in the Peruvian capital Lima on Monday in a renewed push for a historic deal to roll back carbon emissions threatening future generations.

Brazil, Colombia drawn in same group in Copa America
Brazil, Colombia drawn in same group in Copa America

 World Cup quarter-final opponents Brazil and Colombia have been drawn in the same group at next year's Copa America, to be held in Chile.