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Ocean trawl reveals 'megavirus'

Monday, October 10th 2011, 19:51

The largest virus yet discovered - bigger than some bacteria - is isolated from sea water pulled up off the coast of Chile.
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Chile education dispute deepens

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 23:52

Chilean students demanding educational reform announce new protests after pulling out of talks with the government.
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VIDEO: Chile protests end in violence

Friday, October 7th 2011, 2:15
related places: Santiago

More than 100 people have been arrested and 25 police officers injured in the latest student protests in Chile's capital Santiago.
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Chilean court backs dam project

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 21:12

Work on a multi-billion-dollar dam project in Chile's Patagonia region is allowed to go ahead after an appeals court lifts a suspension order.
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VIDEO: Bull rescued after manhole fall

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 11:31
related places: Santiago

A young bull is pulled from a concrete water chamber, two days after falling through a manhole in Chile's capital Santiago.
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VIDEO: Chile volcano: Four months on

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 2:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Puyehue

The ash cloud released after the Puyehue eruption in Chile is still causing problems in Argentina.
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VIDEO: World's most powerful radio telescope

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 9:29

The world's most powerful radio telescope begins scientific operation in Chile's Atacama desert.
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Chilean students agree to talks

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 10:15

Chilean students agree to talks with the government on education reform but say they will their demonstrations will continue.
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VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Chile

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 3:41

Tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out for the protest in Chile
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Chile students stage mass protest

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 23:33
related places: Santiago

Tens of thousands of Chilean students and teachers march in Santiago in the latest mass demonstration to demand reform to the public education system.
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Blown apart in the US capital

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 16:28
related countries: United States United States

The day Chile's assassins struck in the US capital
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Fifty new exoplanets discovered

Monday, September 12th 2011, 16:52

Astronomers using a telescope in Chile discover 50 previously unknown exoplanets.
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VIDEO: Violence erupts in Chile march

Monday, September 12th 2011, 12:18

Violent clashes erupt in Chile on Allende coup anniversary.
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Chile mourns its air crash dead

Monday, September 5th 2011, 9:29

Chile holds two days of mourning for all 21 people killed when a Chilean air force plane crashed in the Pacific, as officials warn some bodies may never be found.
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VIDEO: Bodies from Chile air crash found

Sunday, September 4th 2011, 3:34

Rescuers in Chile have recovered four bodies from the ocean following the plane crash on Friday in which 21 people are thought to have died.
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'All dead' in Chilean air crash

Sunday, September 4th 2011, 1:15
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

All 21 people on board a Chilean air force plane must have died instantly when it crashed on Friday in the Pacific, the defence minister says.
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Chile mourns Pacific plane crash

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 7:06

A Chilean air force plane carrying 21 people including a famous TV presenter disappears over the Pacific on its way to a remote archipelago.
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Chilean police chief quits post

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 23:59

Chilean police chief Gen Eduardo Gordon resigns following allegations that he had interfered in a police investigation involving his son.
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Chile shooting: Police dismissed

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 14:21

Five officers are dismissed and a general told to resign after Chilean police admit they fired the shot that killed a 16-year-old boy during last week's protests.
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Pinera seeks Chile death answers

Monday, August 29th 2011, 0:02

Chile's President Pinera says he will do everything necessary to discover why a teenager was killed during anti-government protests last week.
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Violence mars Chile strike action

Friday, August 26th 2011, 22:13

Chile sees marches and clashes on the second day of a national strike, as a teenage boy shot during the protests dies from his injuries.
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Chile probes Gen Bachelet's death

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 23:30

Chile will investigate the 1974 death of Gen Alberto Bachelet, who died while serving a prison term for treason imposed by the military government of Gen Augusto Pinochet.
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Clashes erupt during Chile strike

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 8:24

Chile is bracing for a second day of a national strike after more than 300 people were arrested when some protests turned violent.
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VIDEO: Violent clashes during Chile strike

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 5:30
related places: Santiago

Police in the Chilean capital, Santiago, have arrested around 350 people following violent clashes with demonstrators.
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Great expectations

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 6:13

What became of the Chile miners who cheated death?
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VIDEO: Hunger strike students in hospital

Friday, August 19th 2011, 12:45

Students in Chile have been demanding educational reforms for the last three months.
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Chile ups Pinochet victim numbers

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 21:37

Chile says almost 10,000 more people were illegally detained, tortured or killed during the rule of Gen Pinochet than previously documented.
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VIDEO: Chilean miner: 'I was already dead'

Friday, August 12th 2011, 7:16

Two Chilean miners, Alex Vega and Victor Zamora, reveal how they felt during the first few days of being trapped underground.
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'Chilean Winter'

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 15:20

Student protests tap into broader malaise
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Clashes as Chile students protest

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 6:45

Protesters clash with riot police in the Chilean capital, Santiago as thousands of students march to demand changes to the education system.
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