Peru

All passengers survive after Peruvian plane bursts into flames

All 141 people aboard a Peruvian Airlines plane escaped with their lives, after it crash landed and went up in flames late Tuesday.

Peruvian plane with 141 on board bursts into flames

A plane with 141 people on board went up in flames on Tuesday after crash landing at an airport in the central Peruvian town of Jauja, local media reported.

23 ports closed due to abnormal waves in flood-hit Peru

Authorities in Peru have temporarily closed 23 ports due to abnormal waves thought to be linked to a "coastal El Nino" weather pattern, as the country suffers its worst flooding in decades.

Peru plagued by flooding and landslides - at least 75 dead

At least 75 people have died and more than 10,600 houses have been destroyed in the worst flooding in Peru in decades, the country's Institute for Civil Protection said.

Seven killed in Peru landslide

At least seven people were killed Friday in a landslide in northern Peru, which has suffered months of widespread flooding and heavy rains.

Peru asks Trump to deport fugitive ex-president

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Sunday asked his US counterpart Donald Trump to consider deporting one of his predecessors, Alejandro Toledo, whose arrest over corruption allegations was ordered last week.

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 measuring 6.1 hits northern Peru

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit the north of Peru on Saturday morning.

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, according to results released Thursday.

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.

Peru's next President Fujimori?

Keiko Fujimori is known in Peru as "la China"

Fujimori clears hurdle to second round in Peru elections

Right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori will face a run off in Peruvian presidential elections, exit polls showed after a vote Sunday.

Extended family mourns death of mother of twins in Brussels attacks

It was supposed to be a family reunion, but it ended in tragedy in Brussels.