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Chile's student protesters in for the long haul

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 0:05

Chile's student protests show no sign of abating
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Chile students storm Senate room

Friday, October 21st 2011, 6:57
related places: Santiago

Dozens of students in Chile occupy the Senate headquarters in Santiago for several hours to demand a referendum on education and other social policies.
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VIDEO: Second day of clashes at Chile protests

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 8:49
related places: Santiago

Demonstrators in Chile have clashed with police in the capital, Santiago, on the second day of mass protests to demand free public education.
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New clashes at Chile mass protest

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 22:48
related places: Santiago

Demonstrators in Chile clash with police in the capital, Santiago, on the second day of the latest mass protests to demand free public education.
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Chile students clash with police

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 23:57
related places: Santiago

Fresh protests by students demanding education reform descend into violence in the Chilean capital Santiago.
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VIDEO: Chile mine rescue one year on

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 21:33

Chile is marking the first anniversary of the spectacular rescue of 33 miners, who were freed after being trapped below ground for 69 days.
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Chile commemorates miners' rescue

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 19:45

Chile is marking the first anniversary of the spectacular rescue of 33 miners, who were freed after 69 days trapped in the San Jose pit.
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VIDEO: Chile mine rescue: One year on

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 12:54

This time last year, millions of people around the world tuned in to watch the dramatic operation to rescue 33 Chilean miners who had been trapped underground for two months.
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Battle for safety in Chile's mines

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 8:35

Working conditions in Chile's mines a year after 'miracle' rescue
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VIDEO: Five dead in 51 car pile-up

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 19:01

At least five people have been killed in a massive car pile-up in Chile.
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VIDEO: 69 days: Miners' long wait for rescue

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 12:16

The 33 miners trapped deep underground for 69 days in northern Chile have been rescued, one by one.
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Chile Mapuches mourn Columbus Day

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 1:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Indigenous Mapuche activists march in Chile to demand the return of ancestral lands on a public holiday marking the start of the Spanish conquest.
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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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