Scholes wrong about Rooney: Gerrard

England captain Steven Gerrard on Thursday dismissed Paul Scholes`s claim that his former Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney may already be past his best.

England look for parting gifts against Peru

England will hope to leave their supporters optimistic of World Cup success when they tackle Peru at Wembley Stadium on Friday in their final home friendly before the tournament begins.

Mountain city in Peru sends up drones against crime

A city in Peru`s Andes is deploying a fleet of drones to crack down on crime, authorities have said.

Peru evacuates 4,000 near active volcano

Peruvian authorities Thursday began evacuating some 4,000 residents near the Ubinas volcano after detecting an increase in volcanic activity.

Nine killed in Peru bus accident

At least nine people died and many were injured Monday when a bus plunged into a ravine in central Peru`s Ancash region, police in Sihuas province said.

New earthquake in Chile prompts tsunami alerts

A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile late on Wednesday, prompting tsunami alerts and evacuations along the coast and in neighboring Peru.

6.3 earthquake in northern Peru

A shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Peru near the coastal city of Piura with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Peru ex-president Fujimori in hospital after stroke

Peru`s jailed former president Alberto Fujimori was taken to the hospital today, apparently after suffering two small strokes, his doctor said.

Now Romania, Tanzania and Peru beckon Indian travellers

The wanderlust of Indian travellers has attracted even countries as far apart as Romania, Tanzania and Peru to promote their country as an attractive travel destination.

From Nepal to Peru, no-hopers inspire in Sochi

Struggling alone on the tracks long after the leaders finished but never giving up, heroic Olympians from Nepal to Peru again showed that it`s the taking part that counts.

World court awards Peru swathe of Chile`s fish-rich sea

Lima cried victory Monday after the UN`s top court handed it a wedge of sea under Chilean sovereignty, but Peruvian fishermen nevertheless said they gained nothing from the historic ruling.

Torrential rains affect 15,000 families in Peru

Recent torrential rains in Peru`s southern Andes have affected some 15,000 families in Andahuaylas province of Apurimac region, authorities said Thursday.

Indians adding to world obesity problem: Report

A recent report has debunked the idea that obesity is a problem generally associated with relatively richer Western countries. Middle-income countries like India also add to this severe problem and are now at the heart of a "fat explosion".

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah finds nothing wrong in MLAs` foreign junket

A planned foreign tour of MLAs from Karnataka amidst drought in parts of the state has come under sharp criticism.

Healers in Peru practiced drilling skull surgery more than 1,000 years back

Scientists have claimed to have found proof that Peruvian healers practiced trepanation - a surgical process that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hand drill or a scraping tool - more than 1,000 years ago to treat a variety of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness.

15 killed, 58 injured in Peruvian bus accident

Authorities in Peru say an overcrowded passenger bus has fallen into a ravine in the Andes Mountains, killing at least 15 people and injuring 58, some seriously.

Fujimori in hospital for cancer recurrence

Peru`s jailed former president Alberto Fujimori has been admitted to hospital for tests after a recurrence of cancer, according to his attorney.

Hamid Ansari returns home after three-nation tour

Vice President Hamid Ansari returned home on Saturday after an eight-day official visit to Peru, Cuba and the United Kingdom.

India signs 4 agreements with Peru

Peru also came out in support of India`s claim for permanent membership in an expanded UN Security Council.

Peru`s UFO investigations office set to be reopened

Peru`s Air Force is reopening an office that is responsible for probing UFOs because of higher sightings of anomalous aerial phenomena in the skies of the country.