Gulf Times - Peru
Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

Poulsen goal powers Denmark to 1-0 win over Peru

Yussuf Poulsen redeemed himself by scoring the solitary goal against Peru after giving away a first-half penalty as Denmark picked up a crucial victory in Group C to begin their World Cup campaign at the Mordovia Arena on Saturday.

Toll rises to 35 in Peru bus crash: ministry

Toll rises to 35 in Peru bus crash: ministry

At least 35 people were killed Wednesday when a bus veered off a mountain road and plunged into a ravine in southern Peru, the interior ministry said.

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines

The Peruvian government has ordered increased security at the country's world famous Nazca lines after a truck driver ploughed his vehicle through the ancient archaeological site.

Strong quake in southern Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

Strong quake in southern Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

The quake hit offshore at 4:18 am local time at a depth of around 36 km, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. Its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean 40 km from the town of Acari.

Peru bus accident kills 48: police

Peru bus accident kills 48: police

A bus plunged over a seaside cliff in Peru on Tuesday, killing at least 48 people after a collision with a truck on a precarious stretch known as the ‘devil's curve,’ officials said.

'Forgive me,' ex-Peru leader Fujimori says after pardon protests

'Forgive me,' ex-Peru leader Fujimori says after pardon protests

Peru's ailing former leader Alberto Fujimori on Tuesday asked the public for forgiveness, two days after receiving a presidential pardon that sparked street protests.

Clashes in Lima as thousands protest ex-president Fujimori pardon

Clashes in Lima as thousands protest ex-president Fujimori pardon

Peruvian police on Monday fired tear gas and clashed with protesters marching against the pardon of ailing ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.

Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment vote

Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment vote

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly survived an impeachment vote late Thursday by lawmakers accusing him of graft in relation to disgraced Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

Peru beats New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

Peru beats New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.

Peru, Venezuela expel each other's envoys

Peru, Venezuela expel each other's envoys

Peru on Friday ordered the expulsion of Venezuela's ambassador over his country's ‘break with democratic rule’ under President Nicolas Maduro, and Caracas followed hours later with its own tit-for-tat response.

Peru fears Venezuela headed toward civil war: foreign minister

Peru fears Venezuela headed toward civil war: foreign minister

Peru fears Venezuela may be headed toward civil war as a political crisis deepens and its economy implodes under the rule of socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ...

Peru reconstructs face of woman who ruled 1,700 years ago

Peru reconstructs face of woman who ruled 1,700 years ago

Introducing the Lady of Cao: using high-tech 3-D printing and based on the skull of an ancient mummy, scientists have reconstructed the face of a woman who governed in northern Peru 1,700 years ago.