Rodolfo Illanes has been killed by angry miners after being kidnapped, local media reported. Tensions have run high amid protests aimed at countering new mining legislation.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is letting its women wear the hijab as a part of their uniform. The decision comes as several towns in France banned Muslim women from wearing the Burkini on their beaches.
The Colombian government has reached a historic truce with the armed rebel group. An insurgency has been ongoing in the country for decades, leaving hundreds of thousands of people dead.
Extreme weather in Mexico this year has killed an estimated 7 percent of the monarch butterfly population. The long-term survival of the butterfly may be threatened.
The Venezuelan government will fire senior civil servants for signing a petition linked to ousting President Nicolas Maduro, according to Maduro's top aide. Hundreds of people claim they already lost their jobs.
The discovery of a big batch of previously undisclosed emails related to her private account is bad news for Hillary Clinton, a US politics scholar tells DW, as it takes the pressure off Trump and turns it up on Clinton.
An image of dysfunction after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has picked itself up, dusted itself off and is becoming a symbol of resilience in a world where climate change is causing increasing panic and despondency.
Hundreds of thousands of people participated in a rally in Santiago to protest their extremely low retirement benefits. Critics of the pension system have said it failed to keep up with government promises.
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US gold medalist Ryan Lochte has told Brazil's largest TV network that he exaggerated his robbery claims, but insisted he did not lie. The swimmer initially claimed he was mugged at gunpoint in Rio.
The former SEAL who took part in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden has settled with the US government. He had been accused of violating federal law after penning a tell-all memoir.
The United Nations has admitted it played a role in introducing cholera to Haiti and plans to give "material" aid to victims. More than 9,300 Haitians have died of the disease since 2010.
The "Blue Cut" blaze in the US state of California has been contained to some 40 percent, firefighters say. The wildfire has forced tens of thousands of residents to flee and destroyed about 100 homes, officials say.
US investigators say they're checking possible links between Paul Manafort and alleged corruption by Ukraine's former president. Manafort was recently credited with helping Trump win the Republican nomination.
US officials have warned pregnant women against visiting Miami Beach after identifying the tourist hotspot as a Zika transmission zone. Thirty-six cases of the virus have been reported in the US state of Florida.
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