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Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches
Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches

Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino freak weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches.

Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches
Thousands in Chile's 'March for Equality' to support gay rights
Thousands in Chile's 'March for Equality' to support gay rights

Thousands of people, many waving rainbow-colored flags, gathered in Santiago for a "March for Equality," pushing for Chile to acknowledge more gay rights.

Thousands in Chile's 'March for Equality' to support gay rights
Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions
Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions

A large column of smoke streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again.

Chile volcano belches more smoke after twin eruptions
Death toll in Chile floods rises to 18
Death toll in Chile floods rises to 18

At least 18 people were killed in flash floods that hit a normally arid region of northern Chile last week, and about the same number remain missing.

Death toll in Chile floods rises to 18
Thousands told to evacuate as deadly blaze threatens Chile city
Thousands told to evacuate as deadly blaze threatens Chile city

Chile declared a state of emergency and ordered the evacuation of up to 16,000 people as a raging forest fire led to at least one death and threatened the historic port city of Valparaiso.

Thousands told to evacuate as deadly blaze threatens Chile city
Photo courtesy of Astana Motorsports
Kazakh crew approaches Dakar's Top-10

Kazakhstani crews has completed the second stage of Dakar, which proved to be dangerous and quite demanding for both racers and vehicles.

Kazakh crew approaches Dakar's Top-10
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Four Kazakhstani crews to race Dakar 2015

Four crews from Kazakhstan are racing the prestigious Dakar Rally in 2015.

Four Kazakhstani crews to race Dakar 2015
Chile president urges justice on coup anniversary
Chile president urges justice on coup anniversary

Chile's president marked the 41st anniversary of the coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power .

Chile president urges justice on coup anniversary
Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings
Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings

Monday's attack on a Chilean subway station shocked residents of Santiago and sparked a search for the perpetrators that has also reopened old wounds.

Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings
Bomb rocks Chile metro, seven injured
Bomb rocks Chile metro, seven injured

A bomb rocked a Santiago metro station on Monday, injuring seven people in a blast Chile's government called a "terrorist act."

Bomb rocks Chile metro, seven injured
'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime
'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime

Jorge Schindler saved dozens of leftist militants by employing them undercover at his pharmacies, risking his own life.

'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime
Chile hilltop razed for world's largest telescope
Chile hilltop razed for world's largest telescope

Construction on the world's largest optical telescope began with a bang, as workers demolished a hilltop in Chile's Atacama desert.

Chile hilltop razed for world's largest telescope
Pacific Alliance inks work visa deal in Latin America
Pacific Alliance inks work visa deal in Latin America

Latin America's Pacific Alliance trade bloc agreed to allow citizens to live and work in any of the four member countries for a year.

Pacific Alliance inks work visa deal in Latin America
Football: Spain dethroned as Chile dazzle
Football: Spain dethroned as Chile dazzle

Spain's long reign as the kings of international football came to a dramatic end at the World Cup on Wednesday, with the defending champions sent crashing out after a 2-0 defeat to Chile.

Football: Spain dethroned as Chile dazzle
Paulo Malhaes. Photo courtesy of abi.org.br
Retired Brazil colonel who admitted torture found dead

A retired Brazilian colonel who last month admitted carrying out torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship has been found dead following a break-in at his suburban Rio home, police said Friday.

Retired Brazil colonel who admitted torture found dead
Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze

More than 8,000 people were evacuated Sunday as an army of firefighters battled a killer blaze that tore through parts of Chile's historic port of Valparaiso and left at least 12 people dead.

Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
Minor tsunami hits Japan after Chile quake
Minor tsunami hits Japan after Chile quake

Small tsunami waves hit northern Japan early Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile after officials issued an evacuation advisory for certain areas.

Minor tsunami hits Japan after Chile quake
Chile evacuates coast as 8.2 quake sparks tsunami
Chile evacuates coast as 8.2 quake sparks tsunami

A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit Chile's Pacific coast Tuesday, triggering tsunami waves of more than two meters and warnings for people to flee to higher ground.

Chile evacuates coast as 8.2 quake sparks tsunami
Strong quake strikes off Chile
Strong quake strikes off Chile

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile's northwestern coast on Sunday, the latest of at least seven quakes to hit the region in recent days.

Strong quake strikes off Chile
Celestino Cordova, a 27-year-old indigenous Mapuche healer known as "machi". ©Reuters/Jose Luis
Chile indigenous leader gets 18 years for murders

A Chilean court sentenced a leader of the country's Mapuche population to 18 years in jail on Friday for a fire that killed an elderly farmer and his wife.

Chile indigenous leader gets 18 years for murders