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Tag Archives: Mexico

FIFA World Cup group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds

MOSCOW: With the second round of World Cup group games completed on Sunday, qualification for the knockout rounds is now clearer. The top two teams in each group go into the last 16. In the case of teams finishing level on points, FIFA has put in place seven tie-breakers starting ...

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Mexicican Journalist found dead in pool at home

Journalist Alicia Diaz Gonzalez was found dead on Thursday at her home in Monterrey, northern Mexico, having apparently been severely beaten. Diaz Gonzalez “was on the floor, face down, in a pool of blood having suffered blows,” a source from the Nuevo Leon state prosecutor’s office told AFP news agency ...

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Death toll climbs to 14 in Mexican copter crash

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC: The death toll from a helicopter crash that followed a strong earthquake in southern Mexico rose to 14 Sunday, as the defense minister said the government assumed full responsibility. The tragedy struck as a military helicopter flew the interior minister and other officials to an area near the ...

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Powerful earthquake shakes Mexico City

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s National Seismological Service put the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, and seismic monitor network Sky Alert said the quake was felt across the states of Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla. The US Geological Survey initially gave the quake’s magnitude as 7.5, later revising it down to 7.2, ...

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Nine dead in Mexico shooting: official

MONTERREY: Authorities investigating the slaying of nine men at a house in Monterrey, Mexico said small local drug-trafficking groups appeared to be involved but not major drug cartels. The men were watching a football match on television on Saturday when armed attackers burst into the house, herded women into the ...

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Venezuela government, opposition conclude talks without agreement

Venezuela leader

SANTO DOMINGO: Members of Venezuela’s leftist government and opposition leaders concluded a round of talks in the Dominican Republic on Saturday, failing to reach a deal to address the country’s political and economic crisis, reported Reuters. Saying they had made strides but needed more time, the parties announced another round ...

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12 dead in tourist bus crash in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — At least 12 people died when a bus carrying cruise ship passengers to Mayan ruins in eastern Mexico flipped over on a highway early Tuesday, officials said. At least seven Americans are among the multiple injuries that could number as high as 20. A U.S. embassy spokesman confirmed ...

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Reporters Without Borders says 65 journalists killed in 2017

PARIS: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that 65 journalists were killed in 2017, the lowest toll in 14 years. According to figures released by the non-governmental organization on Tuesday, 60 percent of the journalists who were killed were murdered. RSF said the overall decrease is due to journalists leaving countries ...

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Mexico Earthquake: More Than 200 Dead as Buildings Collapse

MEXICO CITY: Rescuers frantically searched through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday after Mexico’s deadliest earthquake since 1985 killed at least 217 people. The quake struck at about 2:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday and had a magnitude of 7.1, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Its ...

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Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 90

MEXICO: Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part of Juchitan and killed at least 37 people here, even as officials on Sunday raised the nationwide death toll to 90. Some people continued to ...

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