Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, who specialized in covering drug trafficking and organized crime, has been killed in Sinaloa. His case is the latest in a wave of journalist killings in Mexico.
Javier Duarte, an ex-state governor from Mexico's ruling party, has been extradited to his home country from Guatemala to face corruption and racketeering charges. He's accused of siphoning off millions of dollars.
Italian police have carried out major raids targeting the 'Ndrangheta and Cosa Nostra mafia. The 'Ndrangheta is Italy's most powerful mafia organization and is active in some 30 countries.
Well-known journalist Javier Valdez, who specialized in reporting on drug trafficking and organized crime, has been killed in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. His death marks the latest in a string of journalist killings.
Murder probes in Mexico reached a record high in May, according to data released by the government. Authorities have placed part of the blame on growing fighting between drug cartels vying for power.
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