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Mexican man 'gave away children'

Monday, June 7th 2010, 4:41

A cash-strapped Mexican man gave his children away to pay a debt, then faked their kidnapping, police say.
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BP cap catches '10,000 barrels'

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 22:16

BP's latest bid to cap a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is now capturing more than half the estimated leak, it tells the BBC.
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BP's cap 'funnels 6,000 barrels'

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 7:23
related countries: United States United States

BP's latest effort to stem the Gulf of Mexico oil spill captured 6,000 barrels in 24 hours, a US official says, raising hopes of success.
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Obama vows help for Gulf people

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 15:04

President Obama promises to help residents affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, as he faces criticism over the crisis.
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BP begins to funnel off oil spill

Friday, June 4th 2010, 18:26

A new cap placed by BP over a ruptured Gulf of Mexico well begins to funnel a small portion of leaking oil to the surface.
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BP places cap on leaking oil well

Friday, June 4th 2010, 13:00
related countries: United States United States

BP lowers a cap on to a leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but it will not be known for up to 24 hours if it will be successful.
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BP reaches oil leak 'milestone'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 22:27
related countries: United States United States

Oil firm BP says it has reached an "important milestone" in its attempts to halt the Gulf of Mexico spill.
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Gulf oil 'nears Florida beaches'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 9:24
related places: Florida

Oil from the Gulf of Mexico is seen off the coast of Florida, as the latest effort to cap the well continues.
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US seizes 'Mexico-bound' weapons

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 7:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Police in Texas seize weapons allegedly being smuggled to drug gangs in Mexico, in one of the largest weapons hauls in years.
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US probe prompts further BP falls

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 11:55
related countries: United States United States

Shares in BP fall further following news of a criminal investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster in the US.
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Cancun mayor faces drugs charges

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 7:36
related places: Cancun

The mayor of the Mexican beach resort of Cancun, Gregorio Sanchez, is charged with drug trafficking.
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Mexico protest at US border death

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 2:22
related countries: United States United States

Mexico demands answers over the death of a Mexican after he was beaten and shot with stun guns by US border patrol agents.
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BP could stem leak 'in 24 hours'

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 21:56

Oil firm BP says its latest attempt to cap the oil spill is under way, as the government announces a criminal investigation.
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Leak woes push BP shares down 13%

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 17:00

Shares in oil giant BP fall by 13% as the company's "top kill" plan to cap a leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico fails.
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Mass grave found in Mexico mine

Monday, May 31st 2010, 11:21

Police discover up to 25 bodies thrown down a ventilation shaft in an abandoned mine in southern Mexico.
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National heroes exhumed in Mexico

Monday, May 31st 2010, 0:52

The remains of 12 Mexican heroes are exhumed as part of ceremonies to mark 200 years of independence.
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Spill 'is worst US eco-disaster'

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 20:49

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the worst environmental disaster the United States has faced, a senior official says.
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'Top kill' fails to stop oil leak

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 12:49

Oil giant BP says its latest attempt to stop the leak in the Gulf of Mexico has failed, and it will try another technique.
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Obama bolsters oil teams on coast

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 6:13
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama pledges to triple the manpower in coastal areas hit by the Gulf oil spill as he tours affected areas.
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What do you think of the oil spill response?

Friday, May 28th 2010, 8:38

The latest attempt to stop the oil leak has failed. What is your reaction to the response to the environmental disaster?
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Obama defends oil spill response

Friday, May 28th 2010, 2:36

President Obama defends his handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as BP takes stock of its work to plug the well.
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Oil well plug 'going as planned'

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 9:50

BP says a bid to plug its leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is going to plan, but it is too early to know if it will work.
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Mexico justice system under fire

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 20:57

A regional attorney general resigns in Mexico after criticism over his handling of a child's death.
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BP to decide on new oil leak plan

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 17:59

BP is to decide whether to use a new method known as "top kill" to plug oil leaking from a Gulf of Mexico well.
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US bolsters Mexico border troops

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 22:37
related countries: United States United States

President Obama is to request $500m in funding to send up to 1,200 troops to help secure the US-Mexico border, officials say.
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US toughens talk over Gulf spill

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 1:19

The US toughens its stance on BP, with one official pledging to "keep our boot on their neck" until the Gulf oil leak is stopped.
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Patchy England earn win over Mexico

Monday, May 24th 2010, 20:56

England are disjointed at Wembley but beat Mexico 3-1 with goals from Ledley King, Peter Crouch and a stunner from Glen Johnson.
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Live - England v Mexico

Monday, May 24th 2010, 18:00

England beat Mexico 3-1 in a friendly at Wembley eight days before Fabio Capello announces his 23-man World Cup squad.
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US warns it may 'push BP aside'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 9:43
related countries: United States United States

A top US official says BP may be "pushed" aside if it fails to perform in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster clean-up.
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BP 'siphoning less oil from well'

Friday, May 21st 2010, 21:13

BP says it siphoned off half the amount of oil it had previously announced from the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP 'failing over oil leak data'

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 22:18
related countries: United States United States

BP has "fallen short" in providing information about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the US government says.
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Gulf oil leak exceeds BP estimate

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 18:47

BP admits more oil than the 5,000 barrels a day it estimated is flowing from the burst Gulf of Mexico oil well.
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Calderon vows to beat drug gangs

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 18:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, Washington

Mexico's Felipe Calderon tells the US Congress his country will beat the drug gangs with US help and calls for immigration reform.
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Gulf oil 'reaches major current'

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 4:31
related places: Florida

The first oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill reaches a powerful current that could drag it to Florida, European scientists say.
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Calderon renews Arizona law row

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 20:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Mexican President Felipe Calderon renews his attack on Arizona's immigration law at the start of a state visit to the US.
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Mexico's Calderon to meet Obama

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 10:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Calderon

Mexican President Felipe Calderon makes a state visit to the US, with immigration and drug violence high on the agenda.
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Full agenda

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 23:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Calderon

Migration key issue as Mexico's Calderon visits US
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Obama to set up oil spill panel

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama will set up a commission to investigate the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, officials say.
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Ancient pyramid tomb discovered in Mexico

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 10:20

Archaeologists say they have discovered a 2,700-year-old tomb inside a pyramid in Mexico, possibly the oldest such burial in Mesoamerica.
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Oil slick 'may hit Florida coast'

Monday, May 17th 2010, 22:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

The US coast guard warns the Gulf of Mexico spill may reach Florida while a top offshore drilling official resigns.
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Mexico politician search widened

Monday, May 17th 2010, 10:12

Police in Mexico widen a search for an influential former presidential candidate missing since Friday.
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US unimpressed by action to curb oil leak

Monday, May 17th 2010, 2:15
related countries: United States United States

The US says the success of a move by BP to curb a leak in the Gulf of Mexico is "not clear" and the technique is "no solution".
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BP says new oil plan working well

Monday, May 17th 2010, 1:26
related countries: United States United States

BP says its latest attempt to siphon oil from its leaking Gulf Coast well to a surface tanker is "working extremely well".
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Top Mexican politician 'missing'

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 21:13

An influential former presidential candidate in Mexico goes missing amid "signs of violence", prosecutors say.
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US demands BP spill clarification

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 20:48
related countries: United States United States

The US demands immediate clarification from BP over its commitment to pay costs for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP chief backs future of drilling

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 4:30

BP's boss says the Gulf of Mexico disaster should not end deep-water oil drilling but admits it is a "transforming event".
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Obama: No more cosying up to oil

Friday, May 14th 2010, 18:56
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama vows to end the "cosy relationship" between oil companies and US regulators after the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
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Fresh BP effort to stop oil leak

Friday, May 14th 2010, 14:41

BP uses undersea robots in an effort to thread a tube into a leaking oil pipe under the Gulf of Mexico to stop the flow.
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Move to control oil spill delayed

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 18:16

A new attempt by BP to control the main leak at the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster site with a steel dome is put back by a "few days".
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Argentina set up tie with Germany

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:09
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina are helped by a controversial goal as they beat Mexico 3-1 to earn a quarter-final with Germany, conquerors of England.
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Uruguay edge Mexico to top group

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Bloemfontein


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South Africa out of the World Cup

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:15
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Uruguay Uruguay

Hosts South Africa and troubled France go out of the World Cup, as Mexico and Uruguay get through to the next round.
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Mexico win leaves France on brink

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:16
related countries: France France

France are close to going out of the World Cup after losing to an impressive Mexico side in Polokwane.
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