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Seven members of family found dead in Mexico

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 11:39

Several women and children were among the victims, whose throats were cut.

Twenty-eight killed in Mexico violence

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 10:13

At least 28 people were reported killed in Mexico in the past 24 hours, including seven whose bodies were found in a vehicle in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco.

Five severed heads found in northern Mexican city

Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2012, 08:27

Threatening messages were left with the severed heads - a common feature of killings by drug cartels in Mexico.

Bodies identified in Mexico mass slaying

Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 10:13

The Zetas and Sinaloa have emerged from years of Mexican drug wars as the largest cartels in the nation.

US dumping criminals at border: Mexican President

Last Updated: Friday, October 21, 2011, 11:01

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the US` practice has fuelled violence in Mexico`s border areas.

Mexican cartels hiring common criminals: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 11:51

This hiring tactic was first used by the Mexico`s brutal Zetas drug gang.

Cartels have been weakened: Mexican government

Last Updated: Monday, December 27, 2010, 11:58

Record drug seizures and other blows have weakened criminal organisations.

Violence targets police, media in Mexico massacre

Last Updated: Saturday, August 28, 2010, 11:08

Mexican officials warn there likely will be more bloodshed in coming months.

Mexican President replaces top security official

Last Updated: Thursday, July 15, 2010, 10:26

Jose Francisco Blake has been appointed as Mexico`s new interior secretary.

Three Mexican cartels join to destroy hit men gang

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 10:51

Three Mexican cartels have joined forces to destroy a gang of hit men that has grown into a feared drug trafficking outfit with reach into Central America.

Illegal tunnel equipped with elevator found in Mexico

Last Updated: Friday, December 04, 2009, 12:11

Thirteen Mexicans have been arrested for building a clandestine tunnel, which was equipped with an elevator, under the border with the US, authorities said.

Seventeen more people killed in northern Mexico violence

Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009, 09:37

At least 17 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico`s northern state of Chihuahua, including a women`s rights activist in Ciudad Juarez, on the US border, local officials said.