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Elton John cancels shows after contracting a 'rare and potentially deadly' infection.

Elton John is recovering from a "rare and potentially deadly" infection after becoming extremely ill while flying home from Chile, Time reports. John was discharged from a U.K. intensive care unit Saturday, but has canceled a number of shows in Las Vegas in April and May due to the infection. "I am so fortunate to have the ...

- The Week - US

Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake; no major damage reported.

SANTIAGO - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile yesterday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

- Stabroek News - GY

Major earthquake rocks Santiago: no human losses, energy and cell phone networks partially down.

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage. The quake was centered about 137 km from Santiago, and some 35 km west of the coastal city of Valparaiso.

- MercoPress - FK

Sir Elton John cancels shows due to 'potentially deadly' infection.

Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US after suffering from a "potentially deadly" bacterial infection that forced him to spend two nights in intensive care. The singer, 70, contracted the infection during his recent tour of South America. He became "violently ill" during the flight home from Santiago, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Chile Rocked by 6.9 quake; No Major Damage Reported.

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage. The quake was centered about 85 miles from Santiago, and some 22 miles west of the coastal city of ...

- Voice of America - US

Major earthquake shakes Chile, but no damage reported.

A major earthquake shook the west coast of central Chile on Monday, but no major damage was reported.

- UPI - US

It's power asymmetry, stupid: Lessons from the 2017 World Development Report on Governance and the Law.

Across the globe, states frequently fail to adopt first-best' policies, fail to implement technically sound policies, and persist in implementing inefficient and regressive policies. In Mongolia, for example, the government copied rules for the management of natural resource revenue from the Netherlands and Chile, but ...

- Brookings - US

Elton John Cancels Shows After a ‘Potentially Deadly’ Infection Put Him in Intensive Care.

The pop icon became violently ill while on a flight home from Santiago, Chile

- TIME Magazine - US

7.1 magnitude quake hits Chile, no major damage reported.

, Apr 25 : A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on richter scale rocked the west coast of Chile, shaking the capital Santiago as well.The earthquake also led two significant aftershocks of magnitudes 5.0 and 5.4 in the same spot.As per the assessment by Chile's emergency services, no major damage was apparent, reported the ...

- Sify - IN

Chile 6.9 earthquake prompts evacuations in Valparaiso, near Santiago.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 has struck off the coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.

- Stuff - NZ

Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported.

A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck off Chile's central coast but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

- FOX News - US

Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude earthquake, no major damage reported

The U.S. Geological Survey twice revised the magnitude before settling on 6.9, a strength usually capable of causing severe damage

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Strong M6.9 quake shakes central Chile but no damage seen; no tsunami alert

A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck off central Chile's coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered in the Pacific about 22 miles west of the port city of Valparaiso and hit around ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Chile shaken by 7.1-magnitude earthquake

But there is no risk of a tsunami along Chile's coast, says US Tsunami Warning Centre.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Elton John cancels Caesars Palace gigs due to 'potentially deadly' infection

The star became ill on his return flight home from Santiago, Chile.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Chile rocked by powerful by 6.9-magnitude earthquake

A majority of the west coast was evacuated for fear of tsunamis.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Earthquake strikes off coast of Valparaiso

Magnitude 7.1 temblor off Valparaiso did not cause any serious damage.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Central Chile hit by 6.9-magnitude quake , USGS

A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said. The post Central Chile hit by 6.9-magnitude quake , USGS appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Major 7.1 quake strikes off Chile's coast, near Santiago | Reuters

By Rosalba O'Brien | SANTIAGO SANTIAGO A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile's emergency services. The Chilean Navy and ...

- Firstpost - IN

Major 7.1 quake strikes off Chile's coast, rocks capital | Reuters

By Rosalba O'Brien | SANTIAGO SANTIAGO A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile's emergency services. The post Major 7.1 ...

- Firstpost - IN

Chile rocked by 7.1-magnitude quake; no major damage reported | Reuters

By Rosalba O'Brien | SANTIAGO SANTIAGO A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but not producing any serious damage.The quake was centered 22 miles west of the coastal city of Valparaiso at a shallow ...

- Firstpost - IN

Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake; no major damage reported | Reuters

By Rosalba O'Brien | SANTIAGO SANTIAGO A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.The quake was centred about 85 miles from Santiago, and some 22 ...

- Firstpost - IN

Central Chile hit by 6.9-magnitude quake, USGS reports

SANTIAGO April 25 — A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile yesterday, US geologists said. The quake, which struck at 6:30pm , was centred about 38 kilometres off the coast of the resort...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake; no major damage reported

SANTIAGO - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

- Reuters - US

Major earthquake strikes off Chile's coast, rocks capital

SANTIAGO — A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks. No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile's emergency services. The Chilean Navy and the Pacific Tsunami Warning ...

- Business Insider - US

7.1 quake shakes Chile; no damage reported

SANTIAGO - A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck off Chile's central coast but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

- BangkokPost - TH

Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Chilean coast, near Santiago - USGS | Reuters

SANTIAGO A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Chile, on Monday, near the capital Santiago, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The post Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Chilean coast, near Santiago - USGS | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Central Chile hit by 7.1-magnitude quake: USGS

A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Chile

A strong earthquake has struck off the west coast of Chile.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Magnitude 7.1 quake strikes off Chilean coast, near Santiago

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday , near the capital Santiago, the US Geological Survey said.

- Stuff - NZ

Strong quake strikes off Chilean coast, near Santiago -- USGS

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, near the capital Santiago, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

- GMA News - PH

Central Chile hit by 7.1-magnitude quake , USGS

A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said. The post Central Chile hit by 7.1-magnitude quake , USGS appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Zambian Opposition Denies Arson, says Government Plotting Against it

Zambia's main opposition party, whose leader has been arrested and charged with treason, accused the government on Monday of trying to frame it for arson as an excuse for greater political suppression. President Edgar Lungu said last week he might declare a state of emergency in some areas after public buildings were ...

- Voice of America - US

Arsenal beats Manchester City to advance to F.A. Cup final

Alexis Sanchez ensured Arsenal's stormy season will end with an F.A. Cup final after securing a 2-1 victory over Manchester City in extra time at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The Chilean striker struck in the 101st minute to secure an all-London May 27 final against Chelsea. Arsenal is chasing a third title in four seasons ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Detecting Life in the Driest Place on Earth

Pasadena CA Apr 21, 2017 Few places are as hostile to life as Chile's Atacama Desert. It's the driest place on Earth, and only the hardiest microbes survive there. Its rocky landscape has lain undisturbed for eons, exposed to extreme temperatures and radiation from the sun. If you can find life here, you might be able to ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Magnitude-5.9 quake hits off Chile coast

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked central Chile late Saturday, monitors said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

- GMA News - PH

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits off Chile coast

SANTIAGO, April 23 — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked central Chile late yesterday, monitors said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The tremor took place at 11.36pm , centered off the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chile's presidential election will confront social-democratic reforms and a free markets' approach

A leftist senator running for president in Chile's November election is tied in a head-to-head match-up with the conservative frontrunner, even as his support has slipped in recent months, a poll released on Thursday showed.

- MercoPress - FK

News24.com | Zambian opposition leader to remain in custody

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody until at least next week after a court said it would rule on his application to have treason charges against him dropped.

- News24.com - ZA

Zambia Court to Rule on Opposition Leader's Treason Case Next Week

A Zambian court will rule next week on whether to throw out a treason case against the leader of the main opposition party whose lawyers say the charges are ambiguous, a magistrate said on Thursday. United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema was arrested last week in a police raid on his home and ...

- Voice of America - US

Recession and political change loom for Chile

A long mining strike and botched reforms drag down former boom economy

- Financial Times - US

Who Has Your Back in Chile? First-Annual Report Seeks to Find Out Which Chilean ISPs Stand With Their Users

Derechos Digitales, the leading digital rights organization in Chile, has launched a new report in collaboration with EFF that evaluates the privacy practices of Chilean Internet Service Providers . This project is part of a series across Latin America, adapted from EFF's annual Who Has Your Back? report. The reports are ...

- EFF - US

¿Quién defiende tus datos en Chile? Primer informe anual busca saber qué ISPs chilenos están del lado de sus usuarios

Derechos Digitales, la organización líder en derechos digitales en Chile, ha lanzado un nuevo informe, en colaboración con EFF, evaluando las prácticas de privacidad de los Proveedores de Servicios de Internet chilenos. Este proyecto forma parte de una serie en toda América Latina, y está adaptado de la publicación ...

- EFF - US

Bayern left fuming over 'robbery'

Bayern Munich left the Santiago Bernabeu furious with referee Viktor Kassai and his team of assistants after being knocked out of the Champions League by Real Madrid on Tuesday. Real Madrid won 4-2 after extra-time to advance with a 6-3 aggregate success but Cristiano Ronaldo was offside for two of his three goals and a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Punta Arenas plans to seat a major Antarctica scientific research hub

Chile will build the International Antarctic Center in the southern city of Punta Arenas, meant to become the entering point to the white continent for the world. The Governor of the Magellan region and the Chilean Antarctic, Jorge Flies stated this week that there were 35 projects developing in his jurisdiction, in three ...

- MercoPress - FK

Concentrator closed after supervisor killed at Codelco's Salvador mine, Chile

A supervisor has died at Codelco's Salvador mine, in Chile, following an accident at the flotation plant, the company reported Tuesday. The Chilean State-owned miner said its Salvador division immediately shut down the concentrator plan and started rigorous' procedures such as informing the family, giving notice to the ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Zambian Opposition Leader Charged With Treason

Zambian authorities have charged opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema with treason after accusing him of trying to overthrow the government, which carries the death penalty.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Palestinian Federation of Chile threatens country's Jewish leadership over BDS activist

RIO DE JANEIRO , The Palestinian Federation of Chile threatened the country's Jewish umbrella organization over its support of Israel's decision to bar a Chilean boycott activist from entering the Jewish state. “We warn the Jewish leadership not to play with fire,” read a statement issued Monday in Spanish by ...

- JTA - US

Palestinians in Chile threaten Jewish community leaders

Palestinian Federation of Chile clashes with local Jewish leaders over their support for preventing BDS activists from entering Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Zambia opposition leader Hichilema seeks to quash 'treason' charge

Lusaka, Zambia, Apr 19 - Lawyers for the Zambian opposition leader arrested last week after allegedly refusing to give way to President Edgar Lungu's convoy have asked a court to throw out an associated treason charge. Hakainde Hichilema has been jailed since the police raided his home outside Lusaka on April 11 on charges ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

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