The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.
Police said a Dutchman, a Czech, a Swede, eight Koreans and three Peruvians, including the pilot and co-pilot, were on the helicopter.
Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo has awarded the Order of Merit for Distinguished Service to singer Tania Libertad for her 50-year artistic career.
Peru`s nine miners, who have been trapped underground for six days, could be freed soon, a minister said.
Tunnel reinforcement specialists
arrived Tuesday to reinforce shafts at a copper mine in southern Peru where nine workers have been trapped for four days, providing a boost for frantic relatives.
It may take two or three more days to rescue nine miners trapped in an informal copper mine, Peru`s Prime Minister said.
Mining is the main engine of Peru`s economy, accounting for more than 60 percent of its exports.
At least 264 dead bottlenose dolphins have washed ashore over the past three days on Peru`s northern coast.
Peruvian police have freed one of two Chileans arrested this week on suspicion of espionage.
Scientists have discovered 365 previously undocumented species of wildlife in Bahuaja Sonene National Park (BSNP) in southeastern Peru.
Chonate says 16 homes suffered some damage in the quake, which struck at 11 minutes after midnight.
Although there were no reported injuries or damage, local radio said residents near the epicentre were alarmed.
A fire swept through a private rehabilitation center for addicts in a poor part of Peru`s capital, killing 26 people and injuring 10 others.
Peruvian Vice President Omar Chehade has
resigned over a probe into an alleged influence-peddling
Makers of the Hrithik Roshan-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer `Guzaarish`, which failed to do well at the box office, have now decided to release the movie in Latin America.
Van der Sloot smiled and appeared relaxed as he chatted with his lawyer after judges suspended the trial until Friday.
The surprise shake-up that could signal a more authoritarian governing style in Peru.
President Ollanta Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency Sunday in a northern region wracked by protests against a highlands gold mine.
The SlutWalk is part of a global movement that began this year as a backlash against a statement by the Toronto chief of police.
Peru`s President Ollanta Humala said he thinks Vice President Omar Chehade should consider resigning over corruption allegations.
Day in Pics: 24th December
Showbiz World - December 24, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade