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.
Six ex-employees of Heckler & Koch have gone on trial in Stuttgart for selling assault rifles to Mexico. Activists held a vigil outside the court for victims of those believed to be killed by the German gun-maker's arms.
A Mexican journalist has been killed in the eastern state of Veracruz, one of the world’s most dangerous places for journalists. It was the third murder of a journalist in Mexico this year.
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.
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.
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