Mexico is in the middle of an energy revolution, reversing nationalization policies from the 1930s and deregulating fuel prices. But that's threatened by a crime wave - as cartels help themselves to gasoline.
An explosion at an Austrian gas import hub is adding to European supply woes after a North Sea pipeline shutdown, causing energy prices to soar on markets across the continent and Italy to declare a state of emergency.
Mexican authorities will investigate a video that appears to show a soldier executing a civilian. The government rejects a study that found that Mexico is the world's second most violent country - behind only Syria.
The US army is to grant final approval to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, despite monthslong protests. Native American tribes and climate activists say they will take legal action to stop the line.
A protest in Mexico over a 20-percent gasoline price hike has turned violent. Thousands were arrested nationwide in Latin America's second-largest economy.
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