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Chilean military plane, headed to Antarctica with 38 on board, goes missing

A state of alert was declared after communication with plane was lost, and a search and rescue team was activated.

10 Dec 2019 9:04 AM

Biggest demonstrations yet rock protest-stricken Chile

Santiago governor Karla Rubilar said almost a million people marched in the capital — more than five percent of the country's population.

26 Oct 2019 1:11 PM

Death toll in anti-govt protests rises to 10 in Chile

This is first time since Chile's return to democracy in 1990 that government has declared a state of emergency for public disorders.

21 Oct 2019 11:25 AM

Chile's President rolls back subway fare hike amid violent protests by students

Santiago Metro director Louis De Granges said 'there is still no clarity' on when subway service would return to normal.

20 Oct 2019 3:17 PM

5 officers injured in blast at police station: Chile

'Five officers were injured, including the commissioner,' Xinhua reported while quoting General Jorge Avila.

26 Jul 2019 11:02 AM


World Bank court orders Pak to pay USD 5.8 billion to foreign firm over mine closure

The deposit was set to rank among the world’s biggest untapped copper and gold mines.

15 Jul 2019 9:48 AM

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother waits for visa to cross Chile

Peru last month clamped down on immigration, requiring migrants have passports and visas in order to stay in the country.

14 Jul 2019 11:01 AM

Total solar eclipse today across 11,000 km stretch over South Pacific, Chile, Argentina

The total eclipse will begin there at 4:38 pm and last about 2½ minutes.

02 Jul 2019 1:40 PM

Pope seeks to turn tide of Chilean church bruised by scandal

In Chile, Pope plans sessions with migrants, members of Chile's Mapuche indigenous group and victims of the 1973-1990 military dictatorship.

15 Jan 2018 1:37 PM

Chile temporarily bans meat imported from Colombia over foot-and-mouth disease

Officials in Santiago said the ban would remain in effect until they are convinced that the outbreak has been brought under control.

28 Jun 2017 5:49 PM


Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

On Saturday, a white cloth was draped over a new structure near the mausoleum for Cuban independence leader Jose Marti.

04 Dec 2016 4:58 PM

Pitt-Jolie kids will remain in actress’ care

Angelina Jolie Pitt will continue to have sole custody of her six children with Brad Pitt in a joint agreement reached by the actors, a representative for the actress said on Monday.

09 Nov 2016 6:05 AM

Top honours for Tom Hanks, Natalie Portman at film awards

Tom Hanks and Natalie Portman took top acting honors on Sunday at the Hollywood Film Awards, billed as the official start of the film industry’s annual prize-giving season.

08 Nov 2016 12:41 AM

Dallas Mavericks Buck the trend

Dallas Mavericks’ Harrison Barnes (second from right) manoeuvres to get past the Milwaukee Bucks’ Mirza Teletovic on Sunday. (Photo: AP)

07 Nov 2016 11:41 PM

Brad Pitt files for joint custody of his six kids

Brad Pitt is asking a judge to grant him joint custody of his six children in his split from Angelina Jolie Pitt, according to a divorce filing on Friday.

06 Nov 2016 2:05 AM


Mr Tambourine Man takes the Beaten Path

A woman looks towards a painting by Bob Dylan called Endless Highway on display at the exhibition “The Beaten Path” at the Halcyon Gallery, in London. (Photo: AP)

04 Nov 2016 9:14 AM

Celtics rein in raging Bulls

Amir Johnson of the Boston Celtics drives against Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls in Boston. (Photo: AFP)

04 Nov 2016 12:08 AM

Red-hot Cavaliers strike down Rockets

The Cleveland Cavaliers extended their unbeaten start to the season with a battling 128-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday as San Antonio slumped to their first defeat of the campaign in

03 Nov 2016 12:14 AM

Rampant Chicago Bulls trample over nets

The Chicago Bulls ran roughshod over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, producing an explosive offensive effort in a 118-88 victory that has them off to a 3-0 start in the NBA.

02 Nov 2016 6:11 AM

Facebook use linked to longer life!

Using Facebook may help you live longer, but only when it serves to maintain and enhance your real-world social ties, a new study of over 12 million social media users has found.

02 Nov 2016 12:54 AM