Drone footage shows recovery efforts, damaged buildings days after Mexico quake
23 September 2017 | 12:15 pm
Drone footage shows recovery efforts, damaged buildings days after Mexico quake.
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Peru has plunged into a deep political crisis since the removal of its former President Pedro Castillo. Mexico says the removal should be disregarded.
Mexico has imposed new transit permits for migrants crossing the country from south to north. In the state of Oaxaca, thousands of people wait in a small town — in unsanitary conditions — to have their documents processed.
The US president has not visited the border since he took office two years ago. The announcement comes as tension rises at the border, with overwhelmed guards met by streams of asylum seekers.
Mexico says 29 people died in the raid that secured the arrest of the son of the notorious drug kingpin "El Chapo." The armed swoop came at the end of a six-month intelligence investigation.
US President Joe Biden is in Mexico for the first time since taking office as North American leaders gather there for a summit. DW looks at some of the issues the host country is facing.
The instability of old buildings was responsible for much of the wreckage in Monday’s earthquake along the Turkey-Syria border. But the earthquake was also abnormally strong for its magnitude.
As hope of recovering survivors fades, many grieving Turks are asking why more wasn’t done to prepare for the inevitable. DW spoke to people along the Turkish-Syrian border.
Once enacted, the electoral body reforms would reduce salaries and funding for local election offices. Additionally, they would lessen sanctions for candidates who fail to report campaign spending.
Ovidio Guzman, 32, was arrested for a second time in January this year. He faces charges in the United States relating to trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana into the country.
Tens of thousands of Mexicans marched against the president's overhaul of the electoral commission, which the US State Department welcomed as a "great debate on electoral reforms."
Authorities in Colombia have devised a plan with zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in India, Mexico and Ecuador to rehome a group of invasive and territorial hippos descended from Pablo Escobar's exotic animal collection.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been facing growing criticism over his response to his country's earthquake disaster. It comes at a time when he's gearing up for a re-election campaign, but now doubts are being cast on whether the vote will take place in May as expected.
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