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Uttar Pradesh: Another village head shot at in Amethi

13 people shot dead at family party in Mexico

Mexico City: Thirteen people, including a child, were shot dead at a family party in the Mexican state of Veracruz by unidentified armed assailants, authorities said. Four other people were injured in the attack on Friday night in the city of Minatitlan, reports CNN. “Federal and state forces have deployed[Read More…]

El Chapo to seek new trial over alleged jury misconduct

El Chapo to seek new trial over alleged jury misconduct

Washington: Attorneys for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, will seek a new trial after a report that jurors at the Mexican kingpin’s drug conspiracy trial engaged in misconduct by following media coverage during the months-long proceedings. Guzman, the head of Mexico’s murderous Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted earlier this month of[Read More…]

US sends additional 3,750 soldiers to border with Mexico

US sends additional 3,750 soldiers to border with Mexico

The US Department of Defence on Sunday announced they will send an additional 3,750 soldiers to the border with Mexico for three months, during which time they will build some 240 meters of fence and provide logistical support to the US Border Patrol agents. With this new deployment, the total[Read More…]

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 100

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 100

The toll was confirmed on Thursday night by the IMSS public health service, reports Efe news. Eleven injured in the blast remain hospitalised at IMSS institutions in the capital city and Hidalgo state, the service said in a statement. The explosion and an ensuing blaze occurred at a pipeline spot[Read More…]

Comedian Kevin Barnett dead at 32

Comedian Kevin Barnett dead at 32

Mexico City, Kevin Barnett, the comedian behind Fox comedy series “Rel”, has died while on vacation in Mexico of unknown causes. He was 32. “It’s with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of Kevin Barnett,” weekly digital audio series the Last Podcast tweeted. Barnett’s New York City-based[Read More…]

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 91

Mexico pipeline blast toll reaches 91

Mexico City, The death toll from the explosion of a gasoline pipeline in Mexico’s Hidalgo state, has increased to 91, an official said. The toll was confirmed on Monday by state governor Omar Fayad. He added that 52 injured people were still being treated in dozen hospitals across Hidalgo, reports[Read More…]

Trump signals deal with Mexico on asylum seekers

Trump signals deal with Mexico on asylum seekers

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said migrants seeking asylum in the US via the southern border will wait in Mexico while their claims are moving through legal procedures. “Migrants at the Southern Border will not be allowed into the US until their claims are individually approved in court,” he[Read More…]

Mexico: Over 1300 people evacuated after gas leak

A gas leak in the Mexican state of Puebla forced the evacuation early on Wednesday of more than 1,300 people across seven neighbourhoods in the like-named capital, officials said. The gas leak was caused by a clandestine tap in Puebla city on a gas pipeline belonging to state-owned oil giant[Read More…]

2026 FIFA World Cup awarded to United States, Mexico, Canada

Moscow: The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be played in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the President of the global football association announced here on Wednesday. The so-called United Bid representing North America received the backing of 134 votes from affiliate associations at the FIFA Congress, while rival candidate[Read More…]

90% bottled water brands contaminated globally

Washington: With a market value of nearly $150 billion per year, bottled water from leading brands, including from India, have been found to be 90 per cent contaminated by microplastics, posing potential harm to humans, a report has said. The report, led by Orb Media, a US-based non-profit, revealed widespread[Read More…]

Mexico earthquake kills 138 people, causes severe damages

7.2-magnitude quake jolts Mexico, no casualties reported

Mexico City: An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale struck southeastern Mexico, with the epicentre recorded in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Emergency authorities in the Oaxaca reported “only material damage and no loss of human life” during the earthquake on Friday night, reports[Read More…]

Social media to be monitored for poll code violations: Telangana CEO

Government manipulation on social media increasing: Report

Governments around the world have drastically increased their attempts to manipulate information being shared on social media networks, contributing to a seventh consecutive year of decline in internet freedom, a global report said. In its annual report released late Monday, the Washington-based Freedom House said that manipulation and disinformation tactics[Read More…]

Mexico earthquake kills 138 people, causes severe damages

Mexico earthquake: Death toll reaches 217

As many as 217 people died and several others were injured after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico early Wednesday. Officials along with locals dug worriedly through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings in look out for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades.[Read More…]

Earthquake with 5.6 magnitude jolts Assam, tremors felt in other parts of Northeast

Earthquake of 8.1 magnitude hits Mexico, tsunami possible

Mexico was hit by a massive 8.1-magnitude earthquake late Thursday. At least three deaths have been reported and the officials have set off a tsunami warning. The impact of the quake was so strong that it caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico’s capital, more than 650 miles away. Residents[Read More…]

Mexican-US beer mocks Trump as mariachi musician

Mexican-US beer mocks Trump as mariachi musician

After a Mexican businessman made public his intentions to introduce a ‘Trump’ brand toilet paper, it seems Mexican and US brewers have reinvented a new brew for the President Donald Trump era, celebrating cross-border cooperation. The beer label portrays Trump as a traditional Mexican mariachi musician with his trousers held up and[Read More…]

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