Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students

Some three thousand people took to the streets of downtown Mexico City on Friday, three months after the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 students.

Man shot with stun gun dies at border crossing

San Diego police say a 40-year-old man died after a border inspector shot him with a stun gun at the nation's busiest crossing.

Mexico wants to ban nets, save endangered porpoise

Mexican authorities are proposing a USD 37 million plan to ban gillnet fishing in most of the upper Sea of Cortez to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise.

Mexican family of 8 dead in suspected murder-suicide

A Mexican soldier is suspected of strangling his six children and beating his wife to death before hanging himself, authorities said Wednesday.

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin vacation in Mexico
George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin vacation in Mexico

Hollywood hunk George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney spend their holidays with his longtime friends Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber.

Families of missing students in Mexico seek Pope's intervention

The families of the 43 students who went missing three months ago in Mexico have sought the intervention of Pope Francis to give more visibility to their search for justice, while the government has admitted that the country needs a more profound transformation in this regard.

Separated by deportation, couple wed at US-Mexico border

A couple separated by deportation have realised their dream of getting married in a religious ceremony at a fence dividing the cities of Tijuana in Mexico and San Diego in the US.

Japan stick with Javier Aguirre for Asian Cup despite scandal
Japan stick with Javier Aguirre for Asian Cup despite scandal

Japan will stick with coach Javier Aguirre for next month`s Asian Cup, despite the former Mexico coach being involved in a match-fixing scandal which has rocked world football.

In 2014, missing students buried `Mexico`s Moment`

Mexico finally seemed poised to write the drug war`s final chapter this year -- the world`s most wanted cartel kingpin was captured, homicides fell and the world hailed economic reforms.

Norway denies asylum to Mexican who interrupted Nobel ceremony
Norway denies asylum to Mexican who interrupted Nobel ceremony

Norwegian authorities have denied the request for political asylum by a young Mexican who interrupted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony held in Oslo Town Hall, Norwegian television channels reported.

Mexico taxi drivers file complaint over Uber, Cabify apps

Representatives of 10,000 Mexico City taxi drivers have brought an illegal transportation complaint against the owners of the smartphone applications Uber and Cabify and this capital's mobility secretary.

One missing student identified in Mexico

At least one of the 43 Mexican students who went missing in Guerrero state in Mexico in September has been identified from the charred remains of the bodies, media reported Sunday.

Mexico City police chief resigns amid protests over missing students

Mexico City's police chief, Jesus Rodriguez Almeida, under fire for the police response to the protests over the disappearance of 43 trainee teachers, has resigned, media reported Saturday.

Mexico police arrest drug kingpin`s uncle

 Mexican authorities arrested the uncle of one of the countries most notorious and most wanted drug lords, the head of the Knights Templar cartel, officials said Friday.

Six killed in Mexican police raid

Mexican police shot and killed six people on Thursday during a raid in a state wracked by drug cartel violence, an official said.

Protest over 43 missing Mexicans erupts in violence

A peaceful rally over the presumed massacre of 43 Mexican students ended with violence in the capital Monday, as the president`s popularity sank to new lows on his second anniversary.

Mexico says goodbye to beloved comedian, `Chespirito`

Tens of thousands of fans filled a Mexico City stadium Sunday to say goodbye to "Chespirito," comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos, whose beloved TV characters entertained generations of Latin American children.

Mexicans occupy police academy over students'' kidnapping

 Hundreds of people occupied a police academy in the Mexican state of Guerrero to protest over the abduction and supposed murder of 43 students in September.

Mexico President seeks to dissolve local police forces

Mexico`s embattled president unveiled sweeping reforms Thursday to dissolve corruption-plagued municipal police forces nationwide amid an outcry over the role of gang-affiliated authorities in the presumed slaughter of 43 students.

Mexican President unveils reform bill to fight organised crime

 Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced Thursday a 10-point reform bill that will unify Mexico`s multi-layered police forces and stop collusion between government officials and local gangs.