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Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ convicted by NY jury

He is likely to be transferred to a ‘supermax’ prison in Colorado

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Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 79

Family members of the victims have called on the govt to continue looking

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Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 66

Video taken in the aftermath showed screaming people fleeing the scene as an enormous fire lit up the night sky in Hidalgo state, north of Mexico City

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Trump threatens to declare national emergency in the US

He wants $5.7b to pay for his border wall with Mexico

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Trump says ‘prepared’ to force govt shutdown for more than a year

He wants billions to build his border wall with Mexico

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Pakistan among 10 ‘coolest places’ to visit in 2019

Explore the valleys of Hunza, Shigar and Khaplu

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British drugs kingpin gets 22 years jail in France for cocaine trafficking

Dawes was arrested at his luxury villa on Spanish Costa del Sol in 2015

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US to deny asylum to illegal border crossers

The new rule is expected to get the president’s signature shortly

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Argentina again leave out Messi for Mexico friendlies

Messi hasn’t played in any of four previous friendlies since the end of the World Cup in Russia

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Mexican journalist murdered while leaving his home

Mexico is the most dangerous country in the Western Hemisphere for media workers

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Chinese companies flee overseas to avoid US tariffs

Tariffs are adding fuel to the fire, experts and companies say.

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Greenhouse gases surge to new highs worldwide in 2017: US report

Planet-warming greenhouse gases surged to new highs as abnormally hot temperatures swept the globe and ice melted at record levels in the Arctic last year due to climate change, a major US report said Wednesday. The annual State of the Climate Report, compiled by more than 450 scientists from over 60 countries, describes worsening climate…

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Munguia dominates Smith to retain WBO title

Mexican WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia remained unbeaten with a unanimous decision victory over England’s Liam Smith in a 12-round title fight on Saturday night.

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Fireworks explosions kill 24 in central Mexico

At least 24 people were killed in a series of explosions Thursday at fireworks warehouses in the town of Tultepec in central Mexico, including rescue workers who died saving others’ lives, officials said. The initial explosion occurred around 9:30 am (1430 GMT), then spread to other warehouses just as police and firefighters began attending to…

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Leftist ‘AMLO’ sweeps to Mexican presidency

Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador swept to victory in Mexico’s presidential election Sunday, in a political sea change driven by voters’ anger over endemic corruption and brutal violence. According to exit polls, the sharp-tongued, silver-haired politician known as “AMLO” won by a large margin over his two main rivals, who both conceded defeat shortly…

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FIFA fines World Cup hosts Russia for discriminatory banner

  FIFA has fined World Cup hosts Russia 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,100) after their fans displayed a discriminatory banner during the country’s 3-0 World Cup loss to Uruguay. Russia play Spain in the last 16 on Sunday after the country reached the World Cup knockout stage for the first time in post-Soviet history. FIFA also…

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How the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018 unraveled

The group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup ended and defending champions Germany were eliminated from the tournament. The football world is guaranteed to have a new champion. Here is a recap of how the round-robin stage went. Here are in-depth highlights of the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018. Group A Teams:…

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Delirious Mexicans swamp South Korean embassy

Ecstatic Mexican fans besieged the South Korean embassy in their capital to celebrate with diplomats after the Asian team stunned Germany at the World Cup and ensured Mexico’s progress to the last 16 in Russia. Mexicans watched in horror as their side were thumped 3-0 in Yekaterinburg, leaving them keeping a nervous eye on the…

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Brazil outclass Serbia to set up Mexico clash

Goals by Paulinho and Thiago Silva steered a much-improved Brazil to a 2-0 victory over a battling but ultimately outclassed Serbia on Wednesday and into a World Cup second-round meeting with Mexico. The win, combined with Switzerland’s 2-2 draw with Costa Rica, meant Brazil finished top of Group E on seven points, two ahead of…

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Mexicans bring cardboard of friend who could not attend World Cup

Mexican supporter Javier Amador was all set to join his mates on an epic Russian World Cup adventure before crying off at the last minute. Disappointed, his friends decided that Javier would accompany them in Russia after all — in lifesize cardboard cutout form at any rate. And to make him pay for remaining back…

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Mexico beat South Korea 2-1 to edge towards World Cup last 16

Mexico moved to the brink of the World Cup knockout rounds with a 2-1 win over South Korea in Rostov-on-Don on Saturday. An early penalty from Carlos Vela put Mexico ahead, and Javier Hernandez’s second-half goal secured the Central Americans’ second straight victory after stunning reigning champions Germany in their opening game, despite a late…

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