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FIFA World Cup 2022: Brazil qualify for Qatar World Cup with Colombia win
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Brazil qualify for Qatar World Cup with Colombia win

Brazil have produced a near perfect qualifying campaign, winning 11 of 12 matches — their only blemish a goalless draw in Colombia last month — to qualify with six games to spare.

New species of lizard discovered in Peru at an altitude of 4,500 meters
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New species of lizard discovered in Peru at an altitude of 4,500 meters

The lizard's head is dark gray, and females have pale yellow eyelids.

Abimael Guzmán, founder of Shining Path insurgency that terrorised Peru since 1980s, dies at 86
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Abimael Guzmán, founder of Shining Path insurgency that terrorised Peru since 1980s, dies at 86

A truth commission in 2003 blamed the Shining Path for more than half of nearly 70,000 estimated deaths and disappearances between 1980 and 2000

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick to break Pele record as Argentina rout Bolivia
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick to break Pele record as Argentina rout Bolivia

Messi moved one clear of Pele in the 64th minute with his second of the night, surging into the Bolivian box and playing a one-two with Lautaro Martinez before tucking away a finish from close range.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Argentina cruise past 10-man Venezuela, depleted Brazil stay perfect
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Argentina cruise past 10-man Venezuela, depleted Brazil stay perfect

Argentina travel to Brazil on Sunday in a repeat of July's Copa America final, which they won 1-0 to end a 28-year wait for a major trophy.

Copa America 2021: Luis Diaz's stunner helps Colombia beat Peru and finish third in Championship
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Copa America 2021: Luis Diaz's stunner helps Colombia beat Peru and finish third in Championship

The goal was the 24-year-old Porto forward's second of the match and came just 10 minutes after Gianluca Lapadula looked to have sent the game into a penalty shoot-out.

Copa America 2021: Lucas Paqueta's first-half goal takes Brazil into final with victory over Peru
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Copa America 2021: Lucas Paqueta's first-half goal takes Brazil into final with victory over Peru

The Selecao will play either Lionel Messi's Argentina or Colombia, who meet in Brasilia on Wednesday, in Saturday's final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.

Copa America 2021: Lucas Paqueta's strike helps ten-man Brazil beat Chile, set up semi-final with Peru
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Copa America 2021: Lucas Paqueta's strike helps ten-man Brazil beat Chile, set up semi-final with Peru

Peru punched their semi-final ticket by beating Paraguay 4-3 on penalities after playing to a 3-3 draw in regular time in Goiania.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: How shooter Rubina Francis beat COVID-19 and other challenges to book spot for India
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: How shooter Rubina Francis beat COVID-19 and other challenges to book spot for India

It was Olympic medallist Gagan Narang's shooting academy Gun for Glory that set the path for Rubina who played in her first international only in 2017.

Explained: Amid Britney Spears' disclosure about IUD imposed on her, a look at history of forced sterilisation across the world
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Explained: Amid Britney Spears' disclosure about IUD imposed on her, a look at history of forced sterilisation across the world

Forced sterilisation is a violation of rights relating to many different aspects — information, reproduction as per one's choice, health, privacy and dignity.

Copa America 2021: Roberto Firmino, Casemiro score as Brazil secure controversial win over Colombia
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Copa America 2021: Roberto Firmino, Casemiro score as Brazil secure controversial win over Colombia

The 11th-hour win gave the Selecao a perfect nine points from three matches in the South American championships, and extended their current winning streak to 11 matches.

Copa America 2021: Last gasp Ronald Hernandez snatches draw for Venezuela against Ecuador
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Copa America 2021: Last gasp Ronald Hernandez snatches draw for Venezuela against Ecuador

The point left Ecuador bottom of the five team group on one point, with Venezuela a place and a point above them after having played a game more.

Copa America 2021: Neymar inspires Brazil to cruise past Peru in perfect start
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Copa America 2021: Neymar inspires Brazil to cruise past Peru in perfect start

It was a ninth straight win for the Selecao who top Group B with a perfect six points from two games, while Peru fell to the bottom.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Neymar stars in Brazil's win over Paraguay; Argentina blow two-goal lead
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Neymar stars in Brazil's win over Paraguay; Argentina blow two-goal lead

Peru earned their first win of the qualification campaign but remained bottom of the group despite a surprise 2-1 success at Ecuador.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifying: Lionel Messi scores but Chile hold Argentina to 1-1 draw
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifying: Lionel Messi scores but Chile hold Argentina to 1-1 draw

The draw leaves Argentina a point behind Brazil, the only remaining side with a perfect qualifying record, who host Ecuador on Friday.

In a new book, a Peruvian artist publishes 100 drawings documenting the country's COVID-19 crisis
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In a new book, a Peruvian artist publishes 100 drawings documenting the country's COVID-19 crisis

“Each drawing tells a story that had an impact on me,” says the artist, who drew 750 sketches and selected 100 of them for a book called New Coronavirus and Good Government.

200 years after independence, Túpac Amaru, Micaela Bastidas remain pillars of Indigenous identity in Peru
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200 years after independence, Túpac Amaru, Micaela Bastidas remain pillars of Indigenous identity in Peru

This year, the bicentennial of Peru’s 1821 independence from Spain, Túpac Amaru and wife Micaela Bastidas are increasingly celebrated as having laid the groundwork for that struggle.

In Peru, govt-approved clandestine burials of COVID-19 victims rouse ire
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In Peru, govt-approved clandestine burials of COVID-19 victims rouse ire

Local authorities approved the burials but never told the families, who believed their loved ones were in a local cemetery — and only months later discovered the truth.

All that glitters: Golden rivers in Peruvian Amazon dazzles but mining harms the community, environment
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All that glitters: Golden rivers in Peruvian Amazon dazzles but mining harms the community, environment

Peru is a major contributor of gold, being the sixth largest producer of the precious element in the world.