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12-Jul-2019 Puebla (Mexico)

Mudslide in Mexico leaves at least 7 dead

Seven people - three adults and four minors - died when part of a hillside collapsed in central Mexico due to heavy rainfall, local authorities said Thursday."Based on preliminary reports, seven bodies without vital signs have been recovered corresponding...

30-May-2019 Mexico City

23 pilgrims killed in Mexico bus accident

At least 23 Catholic pilgrims were killed when a bus carrying them hit a cargo truck and erupted in flames in Mexico, authorities said.The collision took place on Wednesday in the state of Veracruz. The pilgrims were returning home to the Archdiocese of...

31-Jan-2019 Mexico City

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 118

The death toll from the explosion of a gasoline pipeline in Mexico's Hidalgo state, has increased to 118, an official said.The toll was confirmed on Wednesday night by the IMSS public health service, reports Efe news.It said that 29 other people injured...

20-Jan-2019 Mexico City

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 73

The death toll from a devastating oil pipeline blast in Mexico has increased to 73, officials said.The toll was confirmed to the media by Hidalgo Governor Omar Fayad on Saturday evening, reports Efe news.Accompanied by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez...

19-Jan-2019 Mexico City

66 killed in Mexico pipeline blast

At least 66 people have been killed and 76 others injured in a devastating oil pipeline explosion in central Mexico, authorities said.It is believed the blast occurred after the pipeline was ruptured by suspected oil thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan,...

29-Dec-2018 Mexico City

Seven children killed in Mexico City house fire

Seven children died in a pre-dawn fire on Friday in Iztapalapa, a populous town within Mexico City's greater metropolitan area.The fire broke out just before 5 a.m. local time (11:00 GMT) at a cardboard-and-sheet metal shack tucked between cement homes in...

15-Sep-2018 Mexico City

3 killed in Mexico shooting

At least three people have been shot dead by gunmen dressed as traditional mariachi musicians in a tourist plaza here, the police said.The armed men opened fire on Friday at a road crossing on the edge of the Plaza Garibaldi, a major tourist attraction...

04-Aug-2018 Mexico City

11 bodies found in home in Mexico

Mexican officials on Friday discovered the bodies of 11 people who had been tied up, tortured and shot dead inside a residence in the border town of Ciudad Juarez, in northern Chihuahua state, the prosecutor's office told Xinhua.Juarez Mayor Armando Cabada told...

03-Aug-2018 Mexico City

120 kg of crystal meth worth $76 mn seized in Mexico

The Federal Police of Mexico has seized a shipment containing 120 kg of methamphetamine worth $76 million, destined for Australia, at the Mexico City International Airport.The National Security Commission (CNS) said that the cargo was found in the loading...

31-Jul-2018 Mexico City

12 critically injured in Mexico plane crash

An Aeromexico plane carrying 101 people on board crashed minutes after taking off. At least 12 of the 85 persons injured are said to be critical, an official said.The incident took place on Tuesday at the airport in Durango city. Confusion still persists...

21-Jul-2018 Mexico City

12 Die in road accident in central Mexico

Twelve people were killed on Friday when their van plowed into the back of a truck on the Mexico City-Pachuca highway near the city of Ecatepec, in the state of Mexico, authorities said.The accident took place Friday morning on the Mexico City-bound lanes and...

17-Jun-2018 Mexico City

At least seven killed, 28 injured in Mexico bus crash

At least seven people were killed and another 28 injured in a bus crash in the city of Guadalajara in west Mexican state of Jalisco, the local prosecutor announced on Saturday.The vehicle, with around 40 passengers on board, overturned and fell into a canal...

12-Mar-2018 Mexico City

Wave of mayhem leaves 16 dead in Mexico

Violence in the Mexico's Guerrero state has left 16 people dead in the last 24 hours, authorities said on Monday.The latest incident took place at a restaurant in Chilpancingo, the state capital, during a party for a young woman marking her 15th birthday.Three...

06-Mar-2018 Mexico City

Mexico, Canada, US plan new round of NAFTA talks for April

Mexico, Canada and the US will hold their eighth round of negotiations to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement in early April, and to accelerate the process they will conduct a series of working meetings - involving cabinet officers - before the talks,...

03-Mar-2018 Mexico City

Shubhankar Sharm on top at World Golf Championships

Indias Shubhankar Sharma upstaged the games biggest stars when he shot to the top of the leaderboard at the $10 million World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship after a brilliant five-under 66 gave him a two-shot lead here.The 21-year-old, who is the youngest...

16-Feb-2018 Mexico City

Seven shot dead at Valentine's dance in Mexico

At least seven people were shot dead at a Valentine's Day dance in a Mexican town, authorities said.The shootout took place on Thursday in San Juan Lachigalla, Oaxaca state, as people were celebrating, including family members of Mayor Rafael Melchor Ruiz,...

30-Dec-2017 Mexico City

10 killed in road accident in Mexico

Three vehicles crashed into each other and burst into flames on a highway in Mexico's Guerrero state, killing 10 people, including five members of a family, officials said.The accident, involving two SUVs and a motorcycle, took place shortly before Friday...

07-Dec-2017 Mexico City

6 gunned down at carwash in Mexico

At least six people died after gunmen opened fire inside a carwash in the Gulf coast port of Coatzacoalcos, authorities in Mexico's Veracruz state said on Thursday.The attackers left behind a message claiming responsibility for the assault on behalf of...

27-Nov-2017 Mexico City

18 killed as truck overturns in Mexico

 At least 18 people have been killed after a truck overturned in the Mexican state of Puebla, taid.The accident occurred along a mountain road in municipality of Tepango de Rodriguez, according to an official report released by Puebla's public security authorities...

29-Oct-2017 Mexico City

Lewis Hamilton wins fourth Formula 1 championship

Britain's Lewis Hamilton, driving for Mercedes, has won the world Formula One championship for the fourth time, coming in ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix, which was won by Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.Germany's Sebastian Vettel, in a Ferrari vehicle, who...

02-Oct-2017 Mexico City

Bus crash kills at least 15 in western Mexico

Bus crash kills at least 15 inA bus crashed after experiencing brake failure over the weekend on a highway in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, killing at least 15 people and injuring 37 others, emergency services officials said on Monday.The accident...

23-Sep-2017 Mexico City

New Mexico tremor kills 4, halts rescue operations

Four persons died as a result of a magnitude-6.1 aftershock that caused alarm in Mexico on Saturday, four days after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake left at least 305 dead.Two women died of a heart attack in Mexico City after a seismic alert system was activated...

23-Sep-2017 Mexico City

Mexico earthquake toll climbs to 292

The toll from the powerful magnitude-7.1 earthquake that rocked Mexico earlier this week has risen to 292, the national emergency management chief has said.National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said in his latest preliminary report on...

22-Sep-2017 Mexico City

Mexico earthquake toll climbs to 292

The toll from the powerful magnitude-7.1 earthquake that rocked Mexico earlier this week has risen to 292, the national emergency management chief has said.National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said in his latest preliminary report on...

21-Sep-2017 Mexico City

Mexico earthquake toll 250 as search for survivors continues

The death toll in the powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rattled Mexico on Tuesday climbed to 250 as rescue workers backed by an army of volunteers on Thursday searched for survivors buried under mounds of rubble, officials said.The quake turned dozens...

20-Sep-2017 Mexico City

225 killed in massive Mexico earthquake, rescue efforts on

Thousands of emergency crews and volunteers raced against time in search of survivors on Wednesday after a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico, killing at least 225 people, leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings and forcing people on to the...

20-Sep-2017 Mexico City

Mexico quake toll rises to 224

The Mexican authorities have raised the number of casualties to 224 after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the centre of the country, an official said.The emergency services were carrying out rescue operations in the areas affected in the Tuesday disaster,...

20-Sep-2017 Mexico City

105 killed as powerful 7.1 magnitude quake rattles Mexico City

At least 105 people were killed in a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday and the toll is expected to increase, officials said.In Mexico City alone, at least 30 people died and 44 buildings were reduced to rubble. Eight others were...

08-Sep-2017 Mexico

15 killed as 8.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

Mexico was hit on Friday by a massive 8.2-magnitude earthquake, described by the President as the country's strongest in a century, killing at least 15 people and triggering a series of tsunami waves.The quake struck 120 km off the Pacific Coast at 12.49 a.m.,...

06-Jul-2017 Mexico City

14 killed in Mexico gunfight

At least 14 people were killed during a gunfight in Mexico's Chihuahua state, police said.The gunfight between members of the La Linea group against the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel took place near the Las Varas area on Wednesday, Efe news reported.Security...

01-Jul-2017 Mexico City

Mexico Police kill 19 gunmen

Police in Mexico said they have killed 19 gunmen in a shootout. Five police officers were also injured in the confrontation.Cristobal Castaneda, undersecretary for public security, told the media on Saturday that the police-gunmen clash started on Friday evening,...

03-Jun-2017 Mexico City

Six dead, 21 injured in attack on Mexican bar

At least six people were killed and 21 others were injured on Saturday in an attack on a bar in the city of Cuauhtemoc in Mexico's northern state of Chihuahua.The attack took place on Saturday morning when an unknown man entered the night club named Chicho's,...

26-Feb-2017 Mexico City

Microsoft launches cyber security centre in Mexico

To support government efforts against cyber crime while also helping companies and citizens to be more secure, Microsoft has announced the launch of a cyber security centre in Mexico.The Cyber Security Engagement Centre will serve Mexico and other Latin...

21-Dec-2016 Mexico City

36 killed in Mexico fireworks market blast

At least 36 people were killed when several explosions ripped through a fireworks market in Mexico, authorities said.Public prosecutor Alejandro Gomez said 31 people died at the scene of the tragic incident that took place on Tuesday in Tultepec and five...

21-Dec-2016 Mexico City

29 killed in Mexico fireworks market blast

At least 29 people were killed when several explosions ripped through a fireworks market in Mexico, authorities said.Seventy people were injured in the incident that took place on Tuesday in Tultepec, about 40 km north of Mexico City, said Eruviel Avila,...

28-Oct-2016 Mexico City

Difficult to take away top spot from Rosberg : Lewis Hamilton

British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton said edging past his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to claim a fourth world title will not be easy given the 26 points he trails the German with three races to go.The pair go into the meeting with Hamilton knowing it...

02-Oct-2016 Mexico City

Highway crash kills 13 in Mexico

At least 13 people were killed on early Saturday after an 18-wheeler and a passenger bus crashed into each other in Mexico's Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, media reported.Initial police reports said the crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. (0930 GMT) along the...

07-Sep-2016 Mexico City

Mexican police helicopter downed by criminals, 4 killed

Three police officers and a helicopter pilot were killed when criminals downed an aircraft in Mexico's Michoacan state, officials said.The helicopter was carrying out an operation in the Apatzingan region that has difficult land access, tweeted Silvano Aureoles,...

01-Sep-2016 Mexico City

Donald Trump meets Mexican President

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has defended his call for a wall on the Mexican border to "stop the illegal movement of people, drugs and weapons" during his visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto.Trump on Wednesday said they did not...

08-Aug-2016 Mexico City

Mexico tropical storm toll rises 38

The death toll due to tropical storm Earl that battered Mexico over the weekend has risen to 38, authorities said.On Sunday afternoon, the authorities reported at least 28 deaths in the state of Puebla, including 15 children. Meanwhile, Veracruz state reported...

29-Jun-2016 Moscow

Russia ready to normalise ties with Turkey: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Moscow was ready to restore its bilateral ties with Turkey.Putin agreed on the decision over a phone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and both the leaders also agreed to consider the...

24-Jun-2016 Mexico City

10 killed in highway crash in Mexico

At least 10 people were killed and 33 others injured on Friday when a bus collided with a tractor-trailer near Ciudad Juarez, Mexican authorities said.The bus ran into the truck from behind shortly after 5 a.m., according to the initial report.The 10 fatalities...

23-Jun-2016 Moscow

Vladimir Putin confident of Russia-China all-round cooperation

Russia and China are "close allies" with their ties running at a very high level and bilateral cooperation expanding steadily, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday."We see each other as close allies, so of course we always listen to each other,...

09-Jun-2016 Mexico City

India, Mexico to elevate ties to strategic partnership

India and Mexico have agreed to elevate their 'Privileged Partnership' into a strategic one during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto here during which Mexico also extended support for India's NSG bid. Mexico...

09-Jun-2016 Mexico City

Narendra Modi departs for India after five-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left here for India after his five nation tour that took him to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico."Five days, five Countries!  After a productive visit to Mexico, the last leg of his journey, PM departs for...

09-Jun-2016 Mexico City

India bags NSG support from Mexico, Switzerland

India has bagged crucial support from Mexico and Switzerland, two important members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), ahead of a meeting called by the 48-member bloc when India's application for membership is expected to be taken up.On Wednesday, Mexican...

09-Jun-2016 Mexico City

Mexico supports India's NSG bid

India's hopes of getting membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) brightened as Mexico extended support to India's membership during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country."President Enrique Pena Nieto @EPN says Mexico supports positively...

09-Jun-2016 Mexico City

Narendra Modi arrives in Mexico

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from the US on the fifth and final leg of his five-nation tour."Hola México! PM @narendramodi lands in Mexico city for an important evening of diplomacy," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted...

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