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Chile considers buying more Type 23 frigates from UK.

The Chilean Navy is considering buying additional second-hand Type 23 frigates after British representatives informed that ships of the type could soon be for sale, military sources in Santiago told Jane's . Chile operates three Type 23 frigates procured second-hand in 2005 and commissioned between

- Jane’s - US

First observations of merging neutron stars mark a new era in astronomy.

After LIGO detected gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars, the race was on to detect a visible counterpart, because unlike the colliding black holes responsible for LIGO's four previous detections, this event was expected to produce an explosion of visible light. Researchers have now found the source of ...

- ScienceDaily - US

This Major Political Shift Could Rock Copper Markets.

Indonesian officials said this past week they are close to an agreement on the major Grasberg mine. Which would see a price set for the government's legislated purchase of a 51 percent interest in this world-leading operation.  And elsewhere, more major developments emerged for the global copper market. With a leading ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Today in History for October 16th.

Highlights of this day in history: John Brown raids Harper's Ferry; France's Marie Antoinette beheaded; John Paul II chosen as pope; Chile's ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet detained; 'Baby Jessica' rescued; Novelist James Michener dies.         

- USA TODAY - US

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England showed they were class apart; subpar Chile consumed by 'Group of Death'.

England, with a superbly talented squad and excellent depth in their ranks, were the favourites to top the group right from the outset. The post FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England showed they were class apart; subpar Chile consumed by 'Group of Death' appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Documenting U.S. Role in Democracy’s Fall and Dictator’s Rise in Chile.

An exhibition at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago displays once-secret documents that describe covert operations and intelligence gathering on the Pinochet dictatorship.

- New York Times - US

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mexico advance to knock-out stage after draw against struggling Chile.

Two-time champions Mexico played out a goalless draw in a high-intensity Group F final game but that was enough for them to qualify for the knock-out stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Saturday. The post FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mexico advance to knock-out stage after draw against struggling Chile appeared first on ...

- Firstpost - IN

Chile to modernise Type 23 bow sonar.

The Chilean Navy is to upgrade the bow-mounted medium frequency sonar fitted to its three ex-UK Royal Navy Type 23 frigates to the Sonar 2150 standard as part of a wider modernisation programme, military sources in Santiago have told Jane's. Chile will also buy a third Sonar 2087

- Jane’s - US

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Confident Iraq aim to seal last-16 berth against England in Group F tie.

Iraq have been the surprise package of 'group of death' and are well placed to advance to final 16 following a spirited 1-1 draw against Mexico, and a 3-0 rout of Chile The post FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Confident Iraq aim to seal last-16 berth against England in Group F tie appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Chile becomes latest nation to resettle Syrian refugees through UN-backed programme.

Sixty-six Syrian adults and children arrived in Santiago, Chile from Lebanon on Thursday, making the South American country the newest to resettle Syrian refugees under a United Nations-backed programme.

- UN - INT

Iceland's Vikings make history again.

In a week which saw the likes of the USA, the Netherlands and Chile fall by the World Cup wayside, Iceland's Viking Thunderclap celebrations resounded not only in Reykjavik but throughout the football world. This tiny nation in the North Atlantic Ocean had done it again.

- BangkokPost - TH

Jewish billionaire distributed $$100 to anyone singing at Kotel

Chilean billionaire Leonardo Farkas arrives at Western Wall, gives 100 dollar bills to anyone singing Chabad songs.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

We are capable of beating England, says Iraq goalkeeper Ali Ibadi

Kolkata, Oct 13 Iraq goalkeeper Ali Ibadi on Friday expressed confidence in his team's ability to beat England and top Group F in Saturday's FIFA U-17 World Cup humdinger at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here. "We have the potential to beat England. Iraq have four points from two games with a win over Mexico, their ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kung fu expert takes his skills home to Chile

WHEN he was 14, Aznous Boisseranc spent hours watching the martial arts movies of his idols Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. At that time, he could not have imagined that his hobby would turn into a lifelong passion that would one day lead him to create “a miniature China” in his native Chile.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Chile penguins win battle in war against mine

They may be less than a meter tall but they have conquered a Goliath: Chile's vulnerable Humboldt penguins have thwarted—for now at least—a billion dollar mining project in one of the country's most depressed regions.

- PhysOrg - NL

Arsene Wenger compares Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi and David Beckham

Arsene Wenger has compared Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez to the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi and David Beckham due to Chile's reliance on him.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Penguins are winners in first round of Chile mine project battle

They may be less than a meter tall but they have conquered a Goliath: Chile's vulnerable Humboldt penguins have thwarted — for now at least ...

- The Japan Times - JP

UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

On Oct. 13, 2010, after more than two months entombed half a mile under the Chilean desert, the first of 33 trapped miners were pulled to safety.

- UPI - US

On This Day: First of 33 Chilean miners rescued

On Oct. 13, 2010, after more than two months entombed half a mile under the Chilean desert, the first of 33 trapped miners were pulled to safety.

- UPI - US

Chile Welcomes More Than 60 Syrian Refugees

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet welcomed more than 60 Syrian refugees to the country's capital Thursday, as her country joined other Latin American nations in offering safe harbor to families fleeing Syria's civil war. At an airport ceremony in Santiago, Bachelet greeted 14 newly arrived Syrian families, who will be ...

- Voice of America - US

TPP talks should wait until after NAFTA, auto groups warn

Agreement on the TPP, which included Canada, the United States, Mexico, Japan, Chile and seven other countries, was reached in 2015, but the Americans withdrew last January in one of President Donald Trump's first acts after being sworn in.

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Arsenal considering selling Sanchez and Ozil in January

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has conceded that the club may decide to cut their losses and sell star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the January transfer window. Wenger steadfastly insisted all summer that Sanchez would be held to the final year of his contract even if it meant the player exercising his right to leave ...

- City AM - UK

The stark beauty of Chile's Atacama Desert

Each week, we spotlight a dream vacation recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is the Atacama Desert in Chile. I am only steps outside the airport in Calama, Chile, when an awesome sight halts me in my tracks, said Chris Leadbeater at National Geographic Traveler. A perfect volcano, ...

- The Week - US

Iraq coach Chitheer dedicates first U-17 World Cup win to country

Kolkata, Oct 12 Iraq coach Qahtan Chitheer has dedicated the team's first win in a FIFA Under-17 World Cup to the people of the country, stating it was more of tactics that won them the battle against Chile in a Group F tie on Wednesday night. Iraq blanked a rudderless Chile 3-0 to register their first ever win in an ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Chile's 'warrior' Vidal backtracks over retirement

Chile were knocked out of World Cup qualifying following a 3-0 defeat in Brazil.

- Daily Nation - KE

Messi qualifies Argentina to the World Cup and Brazil KOs Chile

Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination. Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina's hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a chaotic campaign that had left the two-time champions in danger ...

- MercoPress - FK

Messi hat-trick fires Argentina

Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination.Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina's hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a chaotic campaign that had left the two-time champions in danger ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Aumento del hambre en América Latina y el Caribe aleja la posibilidad de erradicarla para 2030

Source: Pan American Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: World FAO y OPS advierten que el hambre aumentó en seis países y el número total de personas que sufre hambre en la región ha aumentado a 2,4 millones de personas, lo cual está revirtiendo décadas de ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Chile's Vidal retires from national team

Vidal, 30, announced his intention to step down from the national team on Twitter.

- Daily Nation - KE

Pizzi stands down as Chile coach after elimination, say reports

SANTIAGO, Oct 11 — Juan Antonio Pizzi has confirmed he will stand down as Chile coach, just hours after his team were beaten 3-0 by Brazil to miss out on qualification for the 2018 World Cup Finals, local news reports said. Pizzi's contract...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chile's Vidal retires from national team

PARIS, Oct 11 — Arturo Vidal says he is retiring from international football with his soul crushed' after Chile failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals. Vidal missed Chile's final shot at qualification yesterday through...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chile to upgrade Piloto Pardo class bridge command systems

The Chilean Navy has awarded a contract worth USD60,000 to local firm BZ Naval Engineering for the upgrade of the Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine's VisionMaster FT integrated bridge command system fitted on board its four Piloto Pardo patrol ships. The upgrade includes the replacement and

- Jane’s - US

Reuters Video: Chile's coach steps down after loss to Brazil

Juan Antonio Pizzi confirms he will stand down as Chile coach, after his team were beaten 3-0 by Brazil to miss out on World Cup qualification. — Reuters pic

- The Malay Mail - MY

Messi treble fires Argentina to World Cup as Chile exit

Mesi can now look forward to his fourth appearance at the World Cup.

- Daily Nation - KE

Lionel Messi hat-trick powers Argentina to 2018 World Cup; Chile and USA fall short

Argentina came from a goal behind to beat Ecuador 3-1 in Quito and qualify for next summer's World Cup in Russia.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Brazil end Chile's World Cup qualification hopes

With at least a draw needing of final game, La Roja suffers 3-0 defeat against Seleção on Tuesday The post Brazil end Chile's World Cup qualification hopes appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Lionel Messi hat-trick sends Argentina through to the World Cup 2018

Argentina are going to the World Cup in Russia next year thanks to a superb Lionel Messi hat-trick, as the Albiceleste defeated Ecuador 3-1. Elsewhere, Peru pipped Chile to fifth in the South American qualifying group.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Opposition magistrates holed up in Chile residence flee Venezuela - source | Reuters

The post Opposition magistrates holed up in Chile residence flee Venezuela - source | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

A 6.4 Degree Earthquake Shook Chile

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale occurred in Chile, the Euro-Mediterranean seismic center reported. The epicenter was 91 km. east of the city of Arika at a depth of 70 km. There is no information about destruction and casualties.

- Novinite - BG

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits northern Chile

A strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Chile early Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.

- UPI - US

Magnitude-6.3 quake hits northern Chile --USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 hit northern Chile early on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.

- GMA News - PH

Magnitude-6.3 earthquake strikes northern Chile

In the past seven years, Chile has had three quakes of a magnitude greater than eight The post Magnitude-6.3 earthquake strikes northern Chile appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern Chile

The quake struck at 3:32 a.m. local time Tuesday.         

- USA TODAY - US

LATAM non-stop flights between Santiago de Chile and Melbourne

LATAM launched on 5 October non-stop flights between Melbourne and Santiago. The route will offer the only direct connection between Melbourne and Latin America and see three flights per week on a Boeing 787-9.

- MercoPress - FK

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rattles Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile.The quake, which was moderately deep at 82 kilometers , struck at 3:32 a.m. local time Tuesday .The epicenter...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Engineers: Lives Lost in Mexico Quake Could Have Been Saved

Nearly two-thirds of the buildings that collapsed in Mexico City's monstrous earthquake last month were built using a construction method that is now forbidden in seismic hotspots in the United States, Chile and New Zealand, according to new data compiled by a team of structural engineers at Stanford University. The suspect ...

- Voice of America - US

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