Gulf Times - Peru
Rare 'bamboo rat' photographed at Machu Picchu

Rare 'bamboo rat' photographed at Machu Picchu

The bamboo rat lives in subtropical or wet tropical areas, according to Peruvian authorities.

Contaminated food at funeral kills at least 10 in Peru

Contaminated food at funeral kills at least 10 in Peru

At least ten people have died and dozens fell ill after eating contaminated food at a funeral in the Peruvian Andes, authorities said on Tuesday.

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

The Socceroos needed to win to have any chance of progressing but missed every chance that came their way.

Requests for pedestrian bridge across C-Ring Road growing

Requests for pedestrian bridge across C-Ring Road growing

With a number of new eateries and retail outlets coming up along Al Khalidiya Street in Doha's Najma zone, there has been a phenomenal rise in the number of visitors to the area ...

Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goalscorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit.

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.