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House are destroyed, power lines cut and vehicles damaged as unusual weather hits the country.
Estonian Ott Tanak took early command of the inaugural Rally of Chile when he led Sebastien Ogier by 6.1 seconds after three stages.
In Quinquen, an indigenous community in southern Chile, Ricardo Melinir shows off a forest of Chilean pine trees – the araucaria araucana, a "living fossil" seen as sacred by several local tribes.
A navy ship travelled for three and a half hours to help a whale badly tangled in a fishing net.
The UN General Assembly approved the appointment of Chile's former president Michelle Bachelet to be the world body's next human rights chief.
Chile is now investigating 158 members of the country's embattled Catholic Church - both clergymen and lay people - for perpetrating or concealing the sexual abuse of children and adults.
Police have seized church files in raids in Santiago and Rancagua, as the Catholic Church scrambled to try to put a better face on a sex abuse scandal that has rocked Chile.
Multinational ICT group Datatec’s subsidiary Logicalis plans to acquire Chilean ICT services and solutions provider, Coasin Chile SA, for up to US$20.8m in cash.
Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera has been sworn in to his second term as president of Chile, replacing socialist Michelle Bachelet.
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Pacific off the coast of Chile, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Germany said it would pay compensation of up to 10 000 euros ($11 000) each to victims of the former Nazi paedophile sect "Colonia Dignidad" in Chile.
A five-year-old boy dressed as Superman died after falling from a 10th-floor window, while pretending to be the superhero.
Chile's lawmakers approved legislation to make it easier for citizens to change gender information.
Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.
Living in the shadow of active volcanos means a constant need to keep the public informed and aware.
Authorities in Chile have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing minors in the latest turn of a scandal engulfing the country's Roman Catholic Church for having covered up abuses for decades.
Pope Francis has accused Chile's bishops of destroying evidence of sex crimes, pressuring church lawyers to minimise accusations and of "grave negligence" in protecting children from pedophile priests.
From atop the Andes mountains to the depths of the Amazon rainforest and frigid Patagonia, indigenous people have long eaten quinoa, camu camu and calafate, a healthy diet that has become a global phenomenon now threatened by overproduction.
The Vatican is confirming that Pope Francis frequently meets with victims of sex abuse, seeking to defuse a mounting scandal over his unbridled support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.
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