This view from Puerto Varas. Authorities ordered an evacuation for a 10-kilometer (six-mile) radius around the volcano, which is the second in southern Chile to have a substantial eruption since March 3rd, when the Villarrica volcano emitted a brief but fiery burst of ash and lava. Photograph: David Cortes/AFP/Getty Images 1:25

Chile’s Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely-populated mountainous area.Au(...)

Walk this way: allow for walking progress of about 20km per day

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Villarrica volcano, 1200 km from Santiago, in southern Chile, erupting on March 3rd, 2015 forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people in nearby villages. Photograph: AFP Photo/Antonchile/Carlos Rocuant 1:04

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The Douglas DC-3 plane, which carried members of the top-division Chilean team Green Cross, disappeared in the Andes mountains on April 3, 1961.

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Refund may be due for unused blow-dries and gift voucher. Photograph: Thinkstock

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File photograph of Santiago, Chile. John O’Reilly was sentenced to four years probation for child abuse while serving in Santiago. Photograph: Martin Thomas/Reuters

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Artane, Dublin 5: €345,000, DNG Fairview
Take five for about €340,000

DNG Fairview is seeking €345,000 for this four-bed semi-detached house on Whitethorn Road, Artane, Dublin 5