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Facing arrest, Peru ex-president Garcia kills himself

2019-04-17 17:52

Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, his lawyer and hospital officials said.

Peru takes new approach to protecting Amazon: Using military

2019-03-06 13:26

Peru is taking a new approach toward combating rampant illegal mining threatening the delicate Amazon rainforest: Using the military

DRAMATIC FOOTAGE: Pedestrians run for cover as small plane crash lands on a car

2019-02-05 13:35

A Peruvian Air Force plane crashes onto a vehicle parked in a Lima avenue, leaving the pilot and co-pilot with light injuries.

Collapse at Peruvian hotel kills 15 amid wedding celebration

2019-01-27 21:33

Civil defense officials in Peru say a hotel wall collapsed during a wedding celebration, killing at least 15 people

2019 Dakar Rally: Historic win for Toyota, SA-built Hilux races to victory

2019-01-18 08:39

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel raced to victory at the 2019 Dakar Rally behind the wheel of a South African-built Hilux for an historic victory.

Dakar Rally: Al-Attiyah on verge of 3rd triumph as Peterhansel crashes out

2019-01-16 22:25

Qatar's Nasser al-Attiyah virtually wrapped up a third Dakar Rally title on Wednesday as Stephane Peterhansel's hopes of a 14th triumph on the world's most gruelling race suffered a painful end.

Dakar Rally: Mini's Peterhansel bounces back on Stage 7

2019-01-15 08:22

Mini's Stephane Peterhansel bounced back from a bad day by winning Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally ahead of Nani Roma with Carlos Sainz in third after 387km of challenging terrain.

Dakar Rally: Toyota SA leads the way on Stage 6

2019-01-14 08:38

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel extended their lead to nearly 38 minutes by finishing second on Stage 6 of the Dakar Rally.

SEE: 5 things you should know about the 2019 Dakar Rally

2019-01-10 14:00

The 2019 Dakar Rally is underway in Peru this week.Here are some fun facts you should know about the world's most gruelling race.

Al-Attiyah regains 2019 Dakar lead on drama-filled 3rd stage

2019-01-10 06:33

Dakar Rally great Stephane Peterhansel won a drama-filled third stage on Wednesday in which defending champion Carlos Sainz and overnight leader Giniel de Villiers got stuck in the dunes and lost major time.

 

At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire: emergency services

2019-04-01 10:59

At least 20 people have been killed and about a dozen injured in a bus fire at a Peruvian transport terminal, the emergency services have said.

French motorcyclist leaves hospital 40 days after Dakar crash

2019-02-27 13:02

French motorcyclist Julien Toniutti, who spent four days in an induced coma after crashing in the Dakar rally in Peru, was released from hospital.

WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss today

2019-02-05 05:24

Video shows people running from Bolivia mudslide | Images of Peru aircraft after crash landing in Lima street; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH: World's toughest race - Best moments of the gruelling Dakar Rally 2019

2019-01-18 12:24

From epic Stage victories to awesome sportsmanship get all the action-packed highlights of the 2019 Dakar Rally.

What a milestone! Toyota's Al-Attiyah grabs 3rd Dakar Rally title

2019-01-17 18:25

Nasser Al-Attiyah has claimed a milestone victory for Toyota by grabbing the teams first Dakar Rally title

Dakar Rally: Loeb wins Stage 8, Al-Attiyah close to overall victory

2019-01-16 07:06

Veteran Sebastien Loeb powered to a fourth stage win of the 2019 Dakar Rally in the Peruvian dunes with Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah closing in on overall victory by coming second.

WATCH: SA spectator hit by truck at Dakar Rally

2019-01-14 11:48

A South African spectator at the Dakar Rally sustained a broken femur on stage five and was admitted to hospital after an incident with a truck.

Toyota's Al-Attiyah stretches Dakar lead in pursuit of third title

2019-01-11 08:06

Two-time champion Nasser al-Attiyah extended his lead in the Dakar Rally, winning the fourth stage between Arequipa and Tacna.

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The spectacular sand dunes of Peru were the perfect backdrop for the first few stages of the 2019 Dakar Rally, but they also brought many challenges for the competitors.

The spectacular sand dunes of Peru were the perfect backdrop for the first few stages of the 2019 Dakar Rally, but they also brought many challenges for the competitors.

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Peru's attorney general resigns over corruption probe

2019-01-09 13:02

Peru's attorney general has resigned following accusations that he hindered a corruption probe involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

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