Dozens of mummy-filled tombs discovered in Peru
Dozens of mummy-filled tombs discovered in Peru

Archaeologists have discovered dozens of tombs filled with up to 40 mummies each around a 1,200-year-old ceremonial site in Peru.

Peru names new PM after spying scandal

 Peru`s President Ollanta Humala named a new prime minister Thursday, moving to end a crisis sparked by spying allegations leveled at the previous premier, who was sacked by Congress.

Peru PM sacked in spy scandal, president in crisis

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala was left scrambling to find a new prime minister Tuesday after Congress sacked the incumbent, Ana Jara, over allegations of domestic spying.

Peru PM sacked in spy scandal, president faces crisis

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala was left scrambling to find a new prime minister Tuesday after Congress sacked the incumbent, Ana Jara, over allegations of domestic spying.

Peru sacks PM Ana Jara over alleged domestic spying

Peru`s Congress sacked the prime minister, Ana Jara, Monday night over alleged spying against lawmakers, reporters, business leaders and everyday citizens.

16 dead in Peru bus accident: police

At least 16 people were killed Monday when a bus went off a mountain road in southeastern Peru, plunging 1,000 meters into a ravine, police said.

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Peru has announced it has withdrawn its ambassador in Santiago to protest alleged espionage by Chile.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