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Brexit camp eye Australian-style immigration system if UK leaves EU


LONDON Britain would introduce an Australian-style points-based immigration system if it voted to leave the European Union, the Out campaign said on Wednesday, ratcheting up the pressure on a key issue ahead of the June 23 referendum.


Protesters throw rocks, bottles at police outside Trump rally in New Mexico 25 May 2016

Protesters threw rocks and bottles at police officers who responded with pepper spray outside a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, New Mexico, police said.

Mexico and EU to start talks on updating trade deal in June 25 May 2016

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government said on Tuesday it will begin talks with the European Union next month to update a bilateral free trade agreement in force since 2000, opening the door to deeper economic ties between the two sides.


Mexico defender Marquez slams new Liga MX foreigners rule 24 May 2016

MEXICO CITY Veteran Mexico defender Rafael Marquez has slammed a new Liga MX rule that will allow as many as 10 foreign players to turn out for each team next season.


Mexico to extradite drug boss Guzman to U.S., won't face death penalty 20 May 2016

MEXICO CITY Mexico approved the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States on Friday after receiving guarantees he would not face the death penalty, and the kinkgpin's lawyers vowed to block the move. | Video


Mexico shuns approach by U.S. lobby group seeking to work against Trump 17 May 2016

MEXICO CITY Mexico has rebuffed an approach from a U.S. lobbying group seeking a government endorsement for its efforts to counter Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to a Mexican official involved in the talks.


FIFA finds it hard to give up five-star lifestyle 14 May 2016

MEXICO CITY A few steps from the entrance to Mexico City's imposing Presidente Hotel, where FIFA delegates are staying during this week's Congress, a boy of around 10-years-old sells tamarind balls covered in chilli powder from a cart for 10 Mexican pesos (0.38 pounds) each.


Mexico says unhappy with Egypt's response to 2015 attack on tourists 13 May 2016

MEXICO CITY Mexico said that it was not satisfied with the Egyptian government's response to an aerial bombing in Egypt last year in which eight Mexican tourists wee killed.


Shell shuts wells to Brutus platform after spill off Louisiana 12 May 2016

HOUSTON A 2,100-barrel oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico forced Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday to shut in all wells that flow to its Brutus platform, federal regulators said.


Judge OKs U.S. extradition of Mexican drug boss 'El Chapo' Guzman 10 May 2016

MEXICO CITY A Mexican judge has ruled that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman can be extradited to face charges in the United States, the country's federal court authority said on Monday, days after he was moved to a prison near the U.S. border.


Fear for civilians as IS halts Iraqi army at gates of Falluja

CAMP TARIQ, Iraq Islamic State fighters halted an Iraqi army assault on the city of Falluja with a counter-attack at its southern gates on Tuesday, while the United Nations warned of peril for civilians trapped in the city and used by militants as human shields. | Video