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Guards 'helped' deadly Mexican jailbreak
Several guards confess to involvement in prison escape that was followed by massacre of 44 inmates, says official.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2012 23:58 GMT
Mexican jail chiefs sacked after deadly riot
Dismissal follows violence at Apodaca prison where one drug cartel killed 44 members of its rival gang before escaping.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2012 20:12 GMT
Five arrested over Mexico casino attack
Officials say suspected members of the Zetas drug gang have confessed to involvement in arson that killed 52 people.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2011 22:28 GMT
Obama seeks delay in execution of Mexican
US government says Texas authorities did not inform Mexican national of his right to consular assistance upon arrest.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2011 00:41 GMT
Many dead in Mexico drug violence
Series of shootings in Tamaulipas claims 19 lives while body of abducted police chief is recovered in Nuevo Leon.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2011 15:16 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
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Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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