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15 die in Peru bus accident


September 14th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) At least 15 people were killed and seven injured when a bus plunged into a 100-meter ravine in the southern Peruvian region of Cuzco, media reports ... Read more...

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Peru to host South American-Arab summit


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The heads of state and government of the Arab and South American countries will hold a summit here to boost cooperation."These regions bring together an enormous ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

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Peruvian Woman Severs Cheating Boyfriend’s Organ


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Peru, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman in Peru sliced her boyfriend’s penis while he slept and threw it down the toilet. The reason as to why the woman did this is ... Read more...

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Colombian oil firm to export 12 mn barrels to India


August 16th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Colombian oil firm Ecopetrol will supply 12 million barrels of crude to a private Indian refining company under a year-long contract worth approximately $1.2 billion, the ... Read more...

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Perry plans healing holiday


July 19th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Post her divorce from British comedian Russell Brand, singer Katy Perry is planning a break.The 27-year-old reportedly wants to go away with brother David ... Read more...

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Brazil credit-card interest rate tops 300 percent


July 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Credit-card interest rates in Brazil climbed above 300 percent last month, a media report said.Brazilian rates are many times higher than those in other Latin American ... Read more...

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Juanes to perform in Peru, visit Machu Picchu


June 29th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes will give three concerts in Peru in September and also visit the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, organizers of the Movistar Musica ... Read more...

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Athletico Madrid sign Uruguayan winger Rodriguez


May 29th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Europa winners Atletico Madrid roped in Uruguayan international winger, Cristian Gabriel Rodriguez as their first signing for the 2012-2013 season.The Spanish club has reached an agreement ... Read more...

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Peruvian striker Pizzaro leaves Werder Bremen


May 16th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Peruvian veteran striker Claudio Pizzaro will leave German football club Werder Bremen, the club announced.Pizzaro informed Bremen Tuesday that he would no longer play for the ... Read more...

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Lissette Alvarez presents her new album


May 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Lissette Alvarez has presented in the US her 50th album "Soles" (Suns)."I performed that song many years ago but I never recorded it - it's a ... Read more...

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14 killed in Peru drug rehab fire


May 6th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Lima, May 6 (IANS) A massive fire at a drug rehabilitation centre near Peru's capital Lima killed at least 14 people Saturday, officials said.The fire broke out on the first ... Read more...

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Nigeria calls up five overseas players for Peru friendly


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), May 3 (IANS) Nigeria's coach Stephen Keshi has called up five foreign-based players for their May 23 friendly against Peru.The players are Turkey-based Ekigho Ehiosun, Gege Soriola of ... Read more...

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Man held in Sri Lanka with cocaine in belly


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A Philippine national who had cocaine stashed in his stomach has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said the police narcotics bureau arrested the ... Read more...

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Colombian firm makes new oil find


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) State oil company Ecopetrol announced a new crude discovery at an exploratory well in Tisquirama, a block in northern Colombia that has been in commercial production ... Read more...

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Man trapped in Peru gold mine rescued


April 20th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 20 (IANS/EFE) A miner who was trapped in a cave-in at a southeastern Peruvian gold mine earlier this week has been rescued.Medardo Gutierrez had been partially buried in ... Read more...

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Nine Peru miners rescued


April 12th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 12 (IANS) Nine miners who were trapped underground for seven days in Peru were rescued early Wednesday, authorities said.President Ollanta Humala said "mission accomplished" as he greeted them ... Read more...

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Nine miners trapped in Peru may be rescued soon


April 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS) Peru's nine miners, who have been trapped underground for six days, could be freed soon, a minister said.Minister of Women and Vulnerable Population Ana Jara told ... Read more...

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Cuba receives a million visitors


April 6th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 6 (IANS) The number of visitors to Cuba this year reached one million Thursday.The largest number of visitors came from Canada, followed by Argentina, Russia, Germany, France and ... Read more...

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Juninho out of Vasco da Gama lineup


March 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's veteran midfielder and club idol Juninho Pernambucano declared that he will miss his team's up-coming match in the 2012 Libertadores Cup.The ... Read more...

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Santos take lead in Group A of Libertadores Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Santos took the lead in Group A with a 2-0 victory over Peru's Juan Aurich in the fourth round of the group phase in ... Read more...

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Spanish treasure lands after 200 years


February 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After more 200 years, the Spanish government has finally taken control of a treasure worth nearly $500 million. The treasure which was aboard a sunken Spanish warship ... Read more...

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Mexico has 190 mn tourists in 2011


February 14th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexico registered "nearly 190 million tourists", of whom 22.67 million were foreigners, in 2011, eclipsing 185.7 million tourists registered in 2008, the Tourism Secretariat said.The ... Read more...

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14 dead in Peru floods


February 10th, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 14 people died in floods triggered by torrential rains in Peru, authorities said.Heavy rains battered the country for the past two days.Thousands of ... Read more...

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Fire kills 32 in Peru rehab centre


January 29th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 29 (IANS) At least 32 drug addicts have died at a rehab centre in Lima when a fire swept through the two-storey building.The fire Saturday was caused by ... Read more...

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Nine dead as Peru van tumbles into ravine


January 28th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 28 (IANS) Nine people died Friday in Peru when their van tumbled down a cliff into a deep ravine as the driver and his helper were checking the ... Read more...

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Poisonous bracelets recalled in Britain


December 26th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Thousands of bracelets found to be beaded with poisonous seeds are being recalled by one of Britain's top tourist attractions and other retailers.Cornwall county's Eden Project ... Read more...

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`Millions of Mexicans ready to cheat on spouses’


December 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Some 12 million married Mexicans of both sexes are dissatisfied with their sex lives and open to the idea of cheating, according to estimates by ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Njoroge wins Buenos Aires marathon


October 10th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (IANS) Kenyan runner Simon Kariuki Njoroge won the 27th Buenos Aires International Marathon with a record time of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 29 seconds.Kariuki' s ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets counterparts in New York


September 26th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), met his counterparts from various countries on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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2,000 land mines found in Colombia in 2011


September 19th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The army has found a total of 1,961 land mines this year in a jungle province on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador and Peru, a military ... Read more...

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Dominican singer to begin world tour


July 11th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Juan Luis Guerra will give two shows in Puerto Rico in August to launch his "AsondeGuerra" world tour, which will take him to Colombia, Costa ... Read more...

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Five soldiers killed in Peru attack


June 6th, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 6 (IANS) At least five soldiers were killed when unidentified gunmen launched an attack on a patrol of around 30 security personnel in Peru, the army said in ... Read more...

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6.3 magnitude earthquake jolts Chile


March 6th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Arica (Chile), Mar 6(ANI): A 6.3 magnitude earthquake reportedly struck northern Chile on Sunday.According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake struck about 60 kilometres east of Arica at a depth ... Read more...

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Man held for smuggling cocaine into Mexico in his shoes


January 21st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 21 (IANS/EFE) A man who tried to smuggle nearly a kg of cocaine from Peru into Mexico in his athletic shoes was arrested at the Mexico City airport, the ... Read more...

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