Exclusive - From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

WASHINGTON/SEOUL - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.


Real take Hernandez on loan from United 01 Sep 2014

MADRID - Real Madrid have moved to broaden their options in attack by agreeing to sign Mexico striker Javier Hernandez on loan from Manchester United for the 2014-15 season.

Pumas end America's unbeaten run with Azteca upset 31 Aug 2014

MEXICO CITY - Paraguayan Dante Lopez scored one minute from time as America's unbeaten run came to an end with a shock 1-0 home defeat by UNAM Pumas in the Mexico City derby.


Mexico World Cup defender Salcido quits national team 30 Aug 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexico World Cup defender Carlos Salcido announced his international retirement on Friday and pulled out of coach Miguel Herrera’s squad for next month's friendlies.

Lifted by new contracts, Playtech set to top forecasts 28 Aug 2014

LONDON - Playtech said on Thursday that profit was likely to come in ahead of forecasts this year, with new contracts in Mexico, Britain and Italy underpinning optimism at the online gambling software company.


Suarez makes winning return to action with new club Barca 18 Aug 2014

BARCELONA - Luis Suarez made his first appearance following his biting controversy for new side Barcelona and Neymar scored twice as the Spanish giants beat Mexican side Leon 6-0 in a pre-season friendly on Monday.


Mexico striker Jimenez set for Atletico Madrid move 14 Aug 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexico World Cup striker Raul Jimenez has joined Spanish champions Atletico Madrid, Mexican league leaders America announced on Wednesday.


Mexican president signs landmark energy reform into law 11 Aug 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday signed a package of laws that will serve as a rule book for comprehensive energy reform designed to lure billions of dollars in investment to the country's ailing oil, gas and electricity sectors.

Mexico's industrial output unexpectedly falls in June 11 Aug 2014

MEXICO CITY - Mexican industrial production unexpectedly shrank in June, the first contraction since December, casting doubt on the strength of a recovery in Latin America's second largest economy.

Britain's Lycamobile to enter Mexico amid telco shakeup - sources 05 Aug 2014

MEXICO CITY - Lycamobile, a British-based prepaid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that offers cheap international calls, is set to enter Mexico before the end of this year, two people with knowledge of the matter said.


Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage

DUBAI - The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of a second American hostage, journalist Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air strikes on its insurgents in Iraq.