Gulf Times - Peru
Amazon countries discuss strategy for preservation of rainforest

Amazon countries discuss strategy for preservation of rainforest

The measures "will have to be taken not only by the Amazon countries, but also by the nations in the region and the international community in general"

Speaker meets envoys of Peru and China

Speaker meets envoys of Peru and China

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council, Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, met the ambassadors of Peru, China

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

A powerful 8.0-earthquake struck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday, killing one person and injuring 18 others as the shockwave extended into neighboring Ecuador.

Facing arrest, former Peru president kills self

Facing arrest, former Peru president kills self

Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, a party official said. He was 69.

At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire: emergency services

At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire: emergency services

At least 20 people were killed and about 10 injured Sunday night in a bus fire at an illegal transport terminal in the Peruvian capital, emergency services said.

Protests at Chinese copper mine in Peru continue after local leader freed

Protests at Chinese copper mine in Peru continue after local leader freed

Peruvian police on Friday freed the leader of an indigenous community that has blocked roads to a major copper mine, but hours later arrested his second-in-command, accusing him of running over police officers ...

Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru

Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru

Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was buried, one of the investigators announced Friday.

Amir honours envoy of Peru

Amir honours envoy of Peru

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the outgoing ambassador of Peru to Qatar, Carlos Velasco Mendiola, at the Al Bahr Palace on Thursday.

Al-Attiyah maintains Dakar Rally lead

Al-Attiyah maintains Dakar Rally lead

Qatari racer Nasser al-Attiyah maintained on Friday his lead of the 41st edition of Rally Dakar being held in Peru until January 17.

Al-Attiyah wins first stage of Dakar rally

Al-Attiyah wins first stage of Dakar rally

Double former champion Qatar's Nasser al-Attiyah won the opening stage of the Dakar Rally between Lima and Pisco yesterday to lead the race in Peru.

Qatar and Peru explore ways to enhance economic and trade ties

Qatar and Peru explore ways to enhance economic and trade ties

Qatar and Peru are exploring options to establish a joint ministerial committee for economic, commercial and technical cooperation as part of efforts to strengthen trade and economic relations between the two countries.

Qatar, Peru explore ways to promote friendly relations

Qatar, Peru explore ways to promote friendly relations

Qatar and Peru are moving forward to boost bilateral relations and exploring ways to develop co-operation in various fields, especially in economy, trade, investment, education and tourism.