At least 49 people were killed when a truck careened off a cliff in the southeastern Peru province of La Convencion, the local mayor said on Saturday.
Argentina beat Peru 2-1 with all goals scored in the first half of their match Friday in Buenos Aires, as part of the South American qualifiers.
Peru declared a 60-day state of emergency in various areas on Friday, two days after a powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off the country`s southern coast.
A magnitude-6.9 earthquake brought down buildings in the southern region of Peru`s Arequipa province Wednesday, authorities said. No casualty has been reported.
Actor Colin Firth will give voice for Paddington Bear, a fictional character in a new film based on the English author Michael Bond`s book.
Lima: Peru Justice Minister Eduardo Figallo ruled out ex-president Alberto Fujimori`s bid to have his prison term switched to house arrest.
Figallo said yesterday that the request was "baseless" because there was no constitutional provision for tweaking the sentence.
Archaeologists in Peru are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners.
Peru`s high-altitude communities, such as Carabaya, are struggling through a harsh winter season that has seen several deaths due to respiratory ailments.
A Peruvian judge has ordered that two young women from Britain and Ireland be remanded in custody pending trial on drug trafficking charges.
A tribe of Indians that lives in voluntary isolation in Peru`s southeastern Amazon has made a tense attempt at contact.
The number two leader of Peru`s Shining Path is believed to have been killed with two other guerrillas in a battle with government forces, President Ollanta Humala said.
The US Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck off the coast of northern Peru.
The Huachipa Zoological Park in Lima plans to put Peru`s first white tiger born in captivity on exhibit next week, said veterinarian Catalina Hermoza.
A new small, black-coloured bird species, with an unusual voice, has been discovered in the remote Andes Mountains of central Peru.
The bodies of more than 100 accused Shining Path rebels slain during a 1986 prison uprising have been exhumed in and around Lima since mid-July.
A team of Polish and Peruvian archaeologists found 63 bodies in a 1,200-years old pre-Inca mausoleum in Peru`s northern Ancash region.
Polish and Peruvian archaeologists have discovered a royal burial chamber with 60 mummies and some 1,200 gold, silver and ceramic objects from over 1,000 years ago in Peru.
At least 30 people died when a bus plunged off a highway into a river in central Peru, authorities said on Wednesday.
A group of researchers headed by maritime historian Jorge Ortiz Sotelo is continuing the search for two Spanish vessels that went missing along the coast south of Lima in 1615.
Russia’s Uralvagonzavod plant is prepared to provide Peru with a full-scale specimen of its T-90S, a main battle tank currently on show at a defense expo in Lima.
Day in Pics: 22nd December
Showbiz World - December 22, 2014
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