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7.1 million Venezuelans vote in opposition referendum

7.1 million Venezuelans vote in opposition referendum

A 61-year-old woman was killed and four people wounded by gunfire that erupted after government supporters on motorcycles swarmed an opposition polling site in a church in the traditionally pro-government Catia neighborhood of western Caracas.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

"Goodbye Hamburg! PM emplanes for Delhi after a successful visit to Israel and G20 Summit," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.
 

Mexico, US vow to bolster joint fight against drug cartels

Mexico, US vow to bolster joint fight against drug cartels

John Kelly said US President Donald Trump aimed to create "stronger, durable bonds" between the two neighbours, which have been at starkly at odds on some areas of policy under Trump.

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

None of the nine countries that possess nuclear weapons, the United States, Russia, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel took part in the negotiations.

Mexico shootout leaves at least 15 dead

At least 15 people died Wednesday in a huge shootout between police and two rival drug gangs in northern Mexico, authorities said.

Confederations Cup 2017: Leon Goretzka's brace against Mexico puts Germany in final

Confederations Cup 2017: Leon Goretzka's brace against Mexico puts Germany in final

Attacking midfielder Goretzka ran riot in Sochi with goals on six and eight minutes before Timo Werner and substitute Amin Younes netted in the second half.

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's youthful squad are ambitious enough to win title, says Joachim Loew

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's youthful squad are ambitious enough to win title, says Joachim Loew

Loew opted not to bring his World Cup winning stars to the Confed Cup, but Germany`s young guns booked their place in Sunday`s final in St Petersburg after a devastating opening spell in Sochi.

Confederations Cup semi-final 2: Penalty kings Germany confident to see-off Mexico test

Confederations Cup semi-final 2: Penalty kings Germany confident to see-off Mexico test

Germany are the kings of the penalty shoot-out -- but the world champions hope to see off Mexico in Thursday`s Confederations Cup semi-final without needing dreaded spot kicks.

Scientists discover rare blue-coloured parrot species in Mexico

Scientists discover rare blue-coloured parrot species in Mexico

The parrot, referred to as the Blue-winged Amazon, occupies a similar area in the Yucatan Peninsula as the Yucatan Amazon and the White-fronted Amazon but it does not hybridise with them, said researchers from the University of Florida in the US.

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Mexico, top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal, face Russia, who are just a point behind in third.

Mexico rejects Donald Trump claim that it is the world`s second most violent country

US-Mexico relations have been testy since Trump took office in January after a campaign in which he vowed to build a wall along the shared border, bashed Mexican immigrants as drug dealers and rapists, and promised to renegotiate the NAFTA with Mexico and Canada.

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days

San Marcos was hit by earthquakes in 2012 and 2014 that left dozens dead.

Donald Trump`s new idea -- a `solar wall` on Mexican border

The Trump administration has yet to make serious headway on the president`s emblematic but hugely costly campaign pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border.

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Since its inception in 1997, the Confederations Cup has been won four times by Brazil, twice by France and once by Mexico.

US and Mexico host talks to reboot drugs war

Senior officials from the United States and Mexico are hosting their Central American neighbors on Thursday to plan ways to build a legal and economic wall against the drug trade.

Mexico offers reward for leads in journalist killings

Mexican journalists often pay a heavy price for covering the bloody wars between the country`s rival drug cartels and the army.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel starts tour of Argentina, Mexico

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Argentina on Thursday to discuss trade with President Mauricio Macri amid heavy security on a trip that will also take her to Mexico.

Mexico: four killed in prison uprising in northern border state

At least four people including three police officers were killed in an hours-long prison shootout involving inmates and security forces in a northern Mexican border state.

Mexico ruling party has preliminary lead in key state vote

A quick-count sampling of votes for governor of Mexico's most populous state gave a slight advantage to the candidate of President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling party in a race seen as a key test ahead of next year's presidential election.

Donald Trump proposes deep US spending cuts in Mexico, Central America

Donald Trump proposes deep US spending cuts in Mexico, Central America

President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed drastically slashing U.S. foreign aid spending in Mexico and Central America, which are struggling with drug violence, graft and poverty that prompts many from the troubled region to migrate north.