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Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharing


BRUSSELS/LONDON President Donald Trump said on Thursday that "deeply troubling" leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police briefly stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies.


Mexico's ruling party battles leftist nemesis in key state vote 24 May 2017

ECAPTEPEC, Mexico Nine decades of rule by President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in Mexico's most populous state are hanging in the balance in an election that could batter its hopes of keeping power nationally in 2018.


Citi struggles to bring back shine to its Mexican crown jewel 24 May 2017

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK The newly refurbished Citibanamex branch in Mexico City's affluent Del Valle neighbourhood opens into a Scandinavian-chic space where salespeople chat with clients at touch screens. The next room, though, is filled with customers queuing up in front of tellers or waiting on benches. Outside, more line up to use the ATMs.

Trump proposes deep U.S. spending cuts in Mexico, Central America 24 May 2017

MEXICO CITY President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed drastically slashing U.S. foreign aid spending in Mexico and Central America, which are struggling with drug violence, graft and poverty that prompts many from the troubled region to migrate north.


Mexico says supports OPEC cuts as way to stabilise oil market 23 May 2017

VIENNA Mexico supports an extension of OPEC's supply cuts as a way to stabilise oil markets and bring fresh investment into the country's growing energy sector, the Mexican deputy secretary for hydrocarbons said on Tuesday.

Two indigenous brothers killed in Mexico amid rising violence 23 May 2017

MEXICO CITY Authorities in Mexico are investigating the murder of two indigenous brothers and sending a special team to a far-flung village to protect other members of the Huichol tribe, the governor of the state of Jalisco said on Monday.


Mexican mob attacks Russian man in Cancun over insults 21 May 2017

MEXICO CITY A mob of angry Mexicans attacked a Russian man in the Caribbean resort of Cancun with sticks and rocks over his repeated insults against locals, and the 42-year-old man was accused of fatally stabbing a youth in the melee, authorities said on Saturday.


German minister backs NAFTA on Mexico visit, urges U.S. support 19 May 2017

MEXICO CITY Germany's foreign minister voiced support for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during a visit to Mexico on Friday, giving a diplomatic boost to the country ahead of its renegotiation of the accord with the Trump administration.


Glencore agrees JV deal to supply Mexican fuel stations 18 May 2017

LONDON Mining and commodities trading group Glencore is jumping into Mexico's recently opened energy sector, one of the hottest investment tickets in the industry, by setting up a retail station franchise and fuel supply deal with local group Corporacion G500 SAPI (G500), it said on Thursday.


Amid heckles, Mexico president vows more to stop reporter murders 17 May 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto was heckled by journalists on Wednesday as he announced measures to strengthen investigations into attacks on reporters and offer them greater protection from being murdered by violent drug gangs. | Video


Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

BRUSSELS U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defence and warned of more attacks like this week's Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants. | Video