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Peru nabs Shining Path logistics boss, ends state of emergency

Peru announced Saturday that the logistics chief of the Shining Path rebel group had been captured and that the government is lifting a three-decade-long state of emergency in a coca-growing region.

Copa America: Pacific 'Clasico' as Chile face Peru

Copa America: Pacific 'Clasico' as Chile face Peru

The latest installment of one of South American football`s fiercest rivalries plays out at the Copa America on Monday when hosts Chile face Peru with a place in the final at stake.

Peru nabs Shining Path logistics boss

Peruvian police caught the logistics chief of Shining Path, the rebel group largely gutted after 20 years of fighting but whose remnants are active in coca-growing regions, officials said Saturday.

Peru beats Bolivia 3-1 to reach Copa America semi-finals

Peru beats Bolivia 3-1 to reach Copa America semi-finals

Brazilian-based striker Paolo Guerrero scored a hat trick as Peru swept aside Bolivia 3-1 to set up a Copa America semi-final showdown with fierce rivals Chile on Thursday.

Copa America quarterfinals schedule takes shape

Copa America quarterfinals schedule takes shape

The 2015 Copa America quarterfinals schedule took shape on Sunday, following the scoreless tie between Colombia and Peru and Brazil's 2-1 win over Venezuela.

Colombia's James Rodriguez self-critical after draw against Peru

Colombia's James Rodriguez self-critical after draw against Peru

Colombian star James Rodriguez was self-critical on Sunday after the disappointing 0-0 draw against Peru, which leaves Colombia in uncertainty about its qualification to quarterfinals of Copa America.

Copa America: Claudio Pizarro strikes as Peru sink Venezuela

Copa America: Claudio Pizarro strikes as Peru sink Venezuela

A second-half goal by Bayern Munich star Claudio Pizarro fired Peru to a 1-0 victory over 10-man Venezuela on Thursday as "The Incas" bounced back from their agonizing opening defeat to Brazil.

Peru: Game of Bull Fighting injures six people

Bull fighting is a famous game in Peru but unfortunately six people were injured.

WATCH: Insanely talented Neymar humiliates two Peru players

WATCH: Insanely talented Neymar humiliates two Peru players

 Brazil captain Neymar scored one goal and set up an injury-time winner as the five-time world champions opened their Copa America campaign with a desperate 2-1 win over Peru here Sunday.

Neymar to the rescue as Brazil down Peru

Brazil captain Neymar scored one goal and set up an injury-time winner as the five-time world champions opened their Copa America campaign with a desperate 2-1 win over Peru here Sunday.

Rape does not cause pregnancy? Outcry in Peru

Days after Peruvian Congressman Juan Carlos Eguren said "it`s almost impossible for pregnancy to result from a random rape", the country`s Minister for Women and Vulnerable Populations Marcela Huaita has regretted the remarks.

At least 13 killed as Peru rockslide crushes van

At least 13 people were killed when a rockslide crushed a public transport van in Peru, and more bodies may still be found under the debris, rescuers said Wednesday.

Prosecutor drops money laundering probe of Peru first lady

 Peru`s First Lady Nadine Heredia will not be investigated for money laundering as alleged by a prosecutor, a court ruled Tuesday.

17 dead in Peru as truck plunges off cliff

 At least 17 people were killed and 32 injured after a passenger truck plunged off a 150-metre-high cliff in Peru's Amazonian region, authorities said on Monday.

Truck carrying school children drops off cliff in Peru, 17 dead

A dump truck crammed with dozens of school children dropped from a cliff in the Peruvian Andes as it returned from festivities in a highland province, killing 17 people - mostly children - and injuring 54, a local governor said.

Peru road accident kills 16, mostly school children

At least 16 people, most of them school children, were killed when the truck they were riding in plunged into a ravine in central Peru, authorities reported on Monday.

Taj Mahal ranked third among world's top landmarks

Travellers from across the globe have ranked Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world, a leading travel website said on Tuesday.

Peru declares state of emergency in anti-mining protest area

 Peru declared a state of emergency late Friday in the country`s south, where a violent protest against the Tia Maria copper mine has killed four people in two months.

Archaeologists seek to unveil mysteries of Peru's Mochica culture

A team of Peruvian archaeologists led by Walter Alva, who discovered the famous Lord of Sipan, is working to unveil the mysteries surrounding the origins of the Mochica culture, considered one of ancient Peru`s most complex and developed cultures.

Peru declares emergency after huge cracks in earth threaten village

Peru declared a state of emergency in part of the country Saturday after deep cracks caused by heavy rains appeared in a village, terrifying residents.