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Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote

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PARIS France's outgoing president, Francois Hollande, on Monday urged people to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in a vote to choose his successor next month and reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose place in the run-off represented a "risk" for France. | Video

At least 35 killed in drug violence across Mexico - officials 24 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to a level not seen since 2011.

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Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall 23 Apr 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled U.S. relations with Mexico in the first week of his presidency.

Mexico kills Gulf cartel boss in Reynosa shootout 22 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexican marines killed a drug gang leader in a gun battle that raged through the night across the border city of Reynosa and left dozens of burnt vehicles in its wake, the government said on Saturday.

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Exclusive - U.S. offers to fund Mexico heroin fight as 2016 output jumps: U.S. official 21 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY The United States has offered to help fund Mexico's efforts to eradicate opium poppies, the U.S. assistant secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) said on Friday, as Mexican heroin output increased again last year.

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Mexican ex-governor stalls fast-track extradition from Guatemala 20 Apr 2017

GUATEMALA CITY Javier Duarte, the former state governor of Mexico's ruling party who was arrested in Guatemala at the weekend, said in court on Wednesday he would not agree to be extradited until his lawyers were able to study a formal extradition request.

Mexico says TPP might still be implemented without U.S. 18 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY The sweeping trade deal for the Pacific region known as the TPP might still be implemented by making adjustments to its text even though the United States has withdrawn, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday.

Mexico sees trade deal with Argentina around year's end 18 Apr 2017

BUENOS AIRES Mexico expects to finish negotiations on a trade deal with Argentina involving cars and agricultural products around the end of the year, Mexico's deputy minister for foreign trade said in an interview on Tuesday.

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Exclusive - Asylum applications in Mexico surge after Trump election win 18 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY The number of people applying for asylum in Mexico has soared by more than 150 percent since Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, according to Mexican data, as more Central American migrants seek to stay rather than take their chances in the United States.

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Mexican ex-governor extradition could take up to year - official 17 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY The extradition of a former state governor for Mexico's ruling party arrested in Guatemala at the weekend on corruption charges could take up to a year, a senior Mexican official said on Monday.

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Trump calls for new U.N. sanctions against North Korea

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday. | Video