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World leaders to stress commitment to free trade at APEC summit

World leaders are expected to stress their commitment to free trade on Sunday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru which has been overshadowed by concerns over US...

Santos says new deal with FARC rebels is better than initial one

The new peace agreement which the Colombian government and the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced last week is better than the initial one, Colombian President Juan...

Facebook's Zuckerberg calls for investment in connectivity

The international community needs to invest more in expanding connectivity worldwide to lift people out of poverty, argued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Saturday at the Asia Pacific Economic...

Obama scrambles to reassure leaders at last summit before Trump

US President Barack Obama is likely to spend most of his time at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum summit, opening Saturday, trying to reassure the world about his successor, Donald...

Five killed in Lima shopping centre fire

At least five people were killed Wednesday after a fire broke out in a shopping centre in Lima, according to local media citing the Peruvian capital's police chief.

Earthquake kills at least nine in Peru

At least nine people were killed and 52 injured when a magnitude-5.3 earthquake jolted southern Peru late Sunday, officials said.

Peru state oil company's Amazon spill is fourth this year

A break in an oil pipeline owned by Peru's state oil company Petroperu has caused a spill in the Peruvian Amazon, the company said, its fourth such oil spill this year in the rainforest region....

Peru's imprisoned former president requests pardon

Imprisoned former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori has requested a pardon from current President Ollanta Humala, whose term in office is coming to an end.

Fujimori concedes Peru election

Keiko Fujimori conceded defeat to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Friday in Peru's presidential election, promising a "responsible opposition" for his five-year term.

Kuczynski elected Peruvian president in photo finish

Liberal economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly beat right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori in Peru's presidential run-off in a photo-finish vote that the candidates split almost perfectly in half,...

Kuczynski's maintains slight lead in Peru presidential run-off

Counting continued Tuesday in Peru's presidential run-off, with the front-runner maintaining a slight lead as the slow process of evaluating votes from Peruvians living abroad dragged on.

Peru holds its breath for election results

Peru will have to wait several more days to learn who won its photo-finish presidential run-off, Mariano Cucho, the head of the country's electoral office said Monday.

Neck and Neck: Elections in Peru depend on voters abroad

The candidates in Peru's presidential run-off election were neck and neck on Monday, but the final outcome will likely be delayed for several days while votes from abroad are tallied.

Kuczynski slightly ahead in run-off count in Peru

The candidates in Peru's presidential run-off election are locked in a tight count after voting Sunday.

Exit polls report tight race in Peruvian presidential race

The candidates in Peru's presidential run-off election are locked in a tight race with exit polls providing conflicting results shortly after voting ended on Sunday.