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  • Evidence of world's biggest child sacrifice found in Peru

    Archaeologists in Peru finds evidence of the biggest-ever sacrifice of children, uncovering the remains of more than 140 youngsters who were slain alongside 200 llamas as part of a ritual offering some 550 years ago, National Geographic announces.

  • Second half brilliance lifts Brazil over Peru

    An outstanding performance from Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil to a 2-0 win over Peru and move the five times World Cup winners four points clear at the top of the South American qualifying group for Russia 2018.

  • Ecuador rout Venezuela, Paraguay stunned

    Ecuador romp to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Venezuela to reignite their 2018 World Cup qualifying challenge as Paraguay's bid suffers a setback with a defeat to struggling Bolivia.

  • Brazil wary of Peru's attacking duo

    Brazil coach Tite warns his side to be wary of Peru's attacking threats, Christian Cueva and Paolo Guerrero, when the two teams clash in World Cup qualifying in Lima.

  • Peru pay the penalty

    Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina is the hero as Colombia slay their penalty shoot-out jinx to defeat Peru and advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario here Friday.

  • [WATCH] Colombia outlast Peru to reach semis

    Colombia reach the semifinals of the Copa America Centenario by beating Peru on penalties in New Jersey.

  • Brazil crash out

    The Copa America Centenario erupts into controversy on Sunday after a refereeing blunder sends Brazil crashing to a 1-0 defeat against Peru -- and out of the tournament.

  • Brazil knocked out of Copa after Peru upset

    Substitute Raul Riudiaz's hotly disputed goal earned Peru a shock 1-0 win over Brazil in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Sunday, the defeat knocking the five-times world champions out the Copa America at the group stage.

  • Brazil fire blanks, Peru edge Haiti

    Eight times champions Brazil are held 0-0 by Ecuador in the glamour game as the second day of the centenary Copa America tournament muster up only one, albeit spectacular, goal from three matches on Saturday.

  • NASA to simulate growing Peru potatoes on Mars

    NASA, the US space agency, together with Lima's International Potato Center (CIP) is conducting the pioneering experiment to determine whether potatoes are fit to grow on Mars.

  • Peru oil spill pollutes Amazon rivers

    At least 3,000 barrels of crude oil have been spilled in an Amazonian region after leaks from Peru's main oil pipeline, the state oil company said.

  • Pacific nations sign TPP trade deal

    The Trans Pacific Partnership, one of the biggest multinational trade deals ever, is signed by ministers from its 12 member nations in New Zealand.

  • Aguero awesome in Argentina's 7-0 win

    A virtuoso performance from Sergio Aguero led Argentina to a 7-0 friendly win over Bolivia in Houston.

  • Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa final

    Chile takes another step towards their dream of winning a first Copa America on home soil with a 2-1 win over Peru on Monday but Eduardo Vargas' match-winning double was overshadowed by an early refereeing decision that turned the game the hosts' way.

  • Guerrero hat-trick eases Peru into Copa semi-finals

    Peru striker Paolo Guerrero scores a hat-trick to give his side a comfortable 3-1 victory over Bolivia at the Copa America Thursday, setting up a last-four showdown with hosts Chile.

  • Brazil snatch late winner against Peru

    Douglas Costa's injury-time goal gives struggling Brazil victory over Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.

  • Taj Mahal ranks 3rd among world''s top landmarks

    Travellers from across the globe have ranked Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world

  • 36 dead in Peru bus crash

    At least 36 people are dead and 70 injured after a bus drifted into the opposite lane and hit two buses and a truck in Peru