Notoriously corrupt and brutal, Mexico's police have a terrible reputation. In the state of Mexico, the traffic police are all women. It's hoped that the 400-strong unit will restore public faith in the police force and reduce corruption.
Heckler & Koch's trial over an illegal deal with Mexico is about to begin in Stuttgart. The Oberndorf company has flooded the world's conflict zones with guns, most famously the G3 and the G36 assault rifles.
The Mexican government has described the UN's findings as "premature," saying it doesn't have evidence to support such claims. The suspects had been detained in connection to the disappeance of 43 students in 2014.
Drug wars and crime are tearing Mexico apart. In recent years, more than 200,000 people have been murdered, tortured or simply disappeared without a trace.
A taxi driver has admitted falling asleep at the wheel and plowing his car into pedestrians near Red Square, injuring eight people. He told police that after working for 20 hours, his foot mistakenly hit the gas pedal.
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