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Journalists go missing in Mexico

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 15:09
related places: Durango

Four journalists go missing in the Mexican state of Durango while covering protests at a prison, a human rights body says.
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Surface Gulf oil 'vanishing fast'

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 13:07

Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well has cleared from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.
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Surface Gulf oil 'vanishing fast'

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 13:07

Oil from BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico well has cleared from the sea surface faster than expected, scientists say, 100 days after the disaster began.
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BP to emerge 'smaller and wiser'

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 1:07

BP says it will emerge from the oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, as it announces a record $17bn (£11bn) loss.
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Police in Mexico find human heads

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 0:25
related places: Durango

Eight human heads are found outside the northern Mexican city of Durango after anonymous tip-offs to police.
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BP to emerge 'smaller and wiser'

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 17:24

BP will emerge from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill crisis a smaller and wiser company, according to the man who is due to take over the reins.
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Controversial practices

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 5:14

How the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico fits in with a larger pattern
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BP poised to announce record loss

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 3:49

BP is set to announce a record loss, having put aside an estimated £16bn-£19bn ($25bn-$30bn) to cover costs of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Warming 'to draw Mexico migrants'

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 2:20
related countries: United States United States

Climate change may drive millions of Mexicans into the US as rising temperatures reduce crop yields, a study suggests.
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BP well responsibilities 'must come first'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 21:50

BP must fulfil its obligations and responsibilities to plug and clean up the well in the Gulf of Mexico regardless of who leads the company, the White House spokesperson Robert Gibbs has said.
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BP chief to step down in October

Monday, July 26th 2010, 17:31

BP boss Tony Hayward is to leave the firm on 1 October after sustained criticism of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak - but is understood to be set for a non-executive role
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BP boss Hayward 'to stand down'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 14:51

BP's chief executive Tony Hayward is expected to stand down following widespread criticism of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Mexico prisoners 'freed to kill'

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 23:15

Gunmen who killed 17 people in northern Mexico this month were let out of prison to carry out the attack, prosecutors say.
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Indigenous pride

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 12:49

Festival in southern Mexico celebrates Zapotec culture
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Oil spill vessels return to site

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 0:53

Ships involved in the effort to secure the Gulf of Mexico blown-out oil well are preparing to resume work after a tropical storm weakens.
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Mass grave discovered in Mexico

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 21:38

At least 50 bodies are recovered from a mass grave in a part of northern Mexico where drugs gangs have been fighting.
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BP set to begin Libyan drilling

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 15:28
related countries: Libya Libya

BP is set to begin drilling off Libya amid safety concerns over the Gulf of Mexico spill and accusations over the Lockerbie bomber.
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Storm threatens oil spill effort

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 8:07

Workers on ships at the site of the Gulf of Mexico BP oil spill make final preparations to leave as stormy weather nears.
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Mass grave discovered in Mexico

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 3:32

Soldiers find at least 21 bodies in a mass grave in part of northern Mexico at the centre of a violent battle between drug gangs.
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BP 'buying silence' over oil leak

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 21:52

BP has sought to 'buy' the best scientists to aid its defence against litigation in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the head of an academic group says.
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Storm could hit site of BP oil spill

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 21:37

BP workers in the Gulf of Mexico have stopped drilling a relief well and are preparing to evacuate the oil spill site as a tropical depression nears.
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Oil firms fund deepsea spill unit

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 12:22

Four oil firms agree to pool $1bn to fund a new deepsea response unit in the wake of BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP agrees $7bn sale of oil assets

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 21:34
related countries: Canada Canada, Egypt Egypt, United States United States

BP is to sell assets in the US, western Canada and Egypt, in order to part-fund the clean-up cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Leaks near BP well may be natural

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 0:41

Seepages on the sea floor near the leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well may be unrelated to the well itself, the government's incident commander says.
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Mexico arrests 'monkey smuggler'

Monday, July 19th 2010, 22:29

A man is arrested in Mexico trying to smuggle 18 monkeys into the country by hiding them in a girdle around his waist.
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BP oil cap 'closed for extra day'

Monday, July 19th 2010, 18:41
related countries: United States United States

The US official in charge of the Gulf of Mexico oil clean-up allows BP to keep the cap on its damaged well shut for another 24 hours.
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Halliburton profits defy BP spill

Monday, July 19th 2010, 14:50

Oil and gas drilling company Halliburton has announced a big jump in profits despite its involvement in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
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Partygoers gunned down in Mexico

Monday, July 19th 2010, 7:20
related places: Torreon

Gunmen attack partygoers in the north Mexican city of Torreon, leaving 17 people dead and more than a dozen injured.
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US fears Gulf seabed oil seepage

Monday, July 19th 2010, 6:45
related countries: United States United States

US officials fear oil may be seeping from the ocean floor near the stricken Gulf of Mexico well, and order BP to submit a plan to lessen wellhead pressure.
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BP pushes to keep new cap on well

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 19:17

BP wants to keep its newly installed cap in place until relief wells stop the Gulf of Mexico oil leak for good, a top relief official says.
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BP extends capped oil well test

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 9:36

Testing of BP's newly-capped Gulf of Mexico oil well is extended as plans to collect up to 80,000 barrels of crude a day by ship are announced.
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BP extends capped oil well test

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 1:30
related countries: United States United States

Testing of BP's newly capped Gulf of Mexico oil well is extended as plans to collect up to 80,000 barrels of crude a day by ship are announced.
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BP oil well 'withstands pressure'

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 21:30

Tests on BP's newly capped Gulf of Mexico oil well show pressure building up slightly as hoped with no signs of leakage, BP says.
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Mexico drugs gang use 'car bomb'

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 7:32
related places: Ciudad Juarez

Investigators in Mexico say a deadly attack by suspected drug cartel members in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez was a car bomb set off by mobile phone.
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Capped well not leaking, BP says

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 1:35

Oil company BP says there are no signs of leakage from its recently capped well in the Gulf of Mexico, a day after the flow was staunched.
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Obama cautious on spill progress

Friday, July 16th 2010, 21:29

President Obama says there is much work to do, despite no oil leaking from BP's Gulf of Mexico well for 24 hours.
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Mexico drug gang 'use car bomb'

Friday, July 16th 2010, 20:28

A deadly attack blamed on a Mexican drugs gang was a car bomb, officials say, the first of its kind in the country's battle with cartels.
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Oil stoppage going well, BP says

Friday, July 16th 2010, 17:35

BP says it is encouraged by the first test data following its stoppage of the oil from its leaking Gulf of Mexico well.
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BP awaits crucial well test data

Friday, July 16th 2010, 12:16

BP is awaiting test results from the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, a day after it staunched the flow.
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BP shares rise on oil leak news

Friday, July 16th 2010, 9:31

BP shares open more than 5% higher after the group confirms it has temporarily stopped oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.
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Mexico offers Argentines free gay honeymoon

Friday, July 16th 2010, 7:37

Mexico City has invited the first Argentinian gay couple to marry under a new law to spend their honeymoon in Mexico with all expenses paid.
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BP says oil has stopped leaking

Friday, July 16th 2010, 1:34

BP says it has temporarily stopped oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from its leaking well for the first time since 20 April.
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BP test work resumes after delay

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 16:15

BP fixes a problem with the cap on the leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well, as preparations for a vital test resume.
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BP prepares for key oil well test

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 13:33

BP says it will start to test its leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico as soon as a new rupture on the cap has been fixed.
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Mexico's security chief replaced

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 9:08

Mexican President Felipe Calderon replaces his interior minister amid splits over electoral politics.
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What could go wrong in oil cap tests?

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 22:51

BP will proceed with a key pressure test of the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well, after safety concerns delayed the tests.
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BP delays oil cap testing

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 18:53

BP has delayed a crucial test in the next phase of the process of closing down the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP delays pressure test on well

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 11:13

BP delays a key test on a newly-installed well cap aimed at stopping the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP delays test on US oil well

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 4:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Energy

Energy giant BP is delaying critical tests on a new cap which is supposed to stop the oil from pouring out of a damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP delays pressure test on well

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 3:26

BP will do a key test on its leaking Gulf of Mexico well to see if the flow of oil can be shut off with a new cap.
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