MEXICO CITY - Angry fathers of 43 Mexican students missing for the past month turned on President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, accusing his government of deceit, fostering impunity and bungling the search for their sons.
AMSTERDAM - Netherlands recalled full back Jetro Willems after almost a year out when coach Guus Hiddink named a preliminary squad on Wednesday for next month's friendly against Mexico and the Euro 2016 qualifier against Latvia. There was no room however for Hamburg SV midfielder Rafael van der Vaart, Daryl Janmaat of Newcastle United, PSV Eindhoven midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum and Ukraine-based striker Jeremain Lens.
PARIS - Building materials groups Holcim and Lafarge said on Tuesday they had formally notified the European Commission of their merger plan to create the world's biggest cement group.
MEXICO CITY - Real Sociedad midfielder Carlos Vela was called up by Mexico for November tour friendlies on Tuesday after turning his back on his country since March 2011.
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said on Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico is seeking a floor on sugar exports of at least 1 million tonnes per year and insists the United States drop anti-dumping claims against its southern neighbour to resolve a sugar trade dispute, a Mexican source close to the talks said on Tuesday.
- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday reported another acceleration in quarterly restaurant sales growth, but shares in the popular burrito seller tumbled almost 5 percent after it signalled that such momentum can't last forever.
ACAPULCO Mexico - Thousands marched in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Friday to demand answers about the fate of 43 missing trainee teachers, who authorities fear were massacred by police in league with gang members.
SINGAPORE - Japan coach Javier Aguirre faces a race against time to find a squad capable of putting up a strong Asian Cup title defence, the Mexican admitting he needs at least two more matches to weigh up his options ahead of next year's tournament.
- Manuel Medina-Mora, head of Citigroup Inc's consumer banking and chairman of the company's troubled Mexico unit, is preparing to leave in the coming months, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the situation.
SURUC Turkey - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.