Relatives of the 43 missing students of the Ayotzinapa teacher’s training college attend the delivery of the final report by Inter-American Commission on Human Rights  members on the missing students, at Claustro de Sor Juana University in Mexico City on Sunday. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

A long-awaited international report has published allegations of torture and misinformation related to the disappearance of 43 Mexican students in 20(...)

Queretaro police chief Rolando Eugenio Hidalgo Eddy had previously held a similar job in the state of Aguascalientes, where he formed a unit of women officers who wore high-heeled boots. Photograph: State of Aguascalientes

Women police in the Mexican city of Queretaro have filed complaints that male commanders subjected them to “attractiveness” inspections as part of the(...)

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass for a crowd of hundreds of thousands of people in Ecatepec, Mexico. Photograph:  Max Rossi/Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on Sunday as Pope Francis began what was expected to be the biggest event of his five-day trip to Mexico: a M(...)

Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City’s airport on January 8th, 2016 following his recapture during a  military operation in Los Mochis,  Sinaloa State. Photograph: Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images

A light rain pattered on the rooftops of Los Mochis in Friday’s pre-dawn darkness, the town silent and still as the Sea of Cortez lapped its shore. H(...)

Alleged fugitive Mexican drug lord Joaquin ’El Chapo’ Guzman is escorted by the authorities to a Mexican Army helicopter in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico on Friday. Photograph: Jose Mendez/EPA

Mexico recaptured the world’s top drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a pre-dawn shootout and chase through drains on Friday, returning him to the (...)

The security forces said they had believed the vehicles were being used to transport terrorists. File Photograph:  Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Egyptian security forces opened fire on a caravan of tourist vehicles in the country’s Western Desert late on Sunday night, killing at least 12 people(...)

Relatives and friends of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa attend a press conference  this weekend. Photograph: Omar Torresomar/AFP/Getty

An independent report dismantled the Mexican government’s investigation into the disappearance of 43 students, saying the contention they were inciner(...)

A federal police officer stands guard outside a ranch where gunmen took cover during an intense gun battle with the police along the Jalisco-Michoacan highway in Vista Hermosa, Michoacan State, Mexico, on May 22nd, 2015. One official said two police had been killed in the shootout, while the other said three police had died. Photograph: Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images

At least 39 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico during a battle between suspected gang members and security forces, two government official(...)

A file image of protesters in Mexico City presenting  a photomontage of  43 student teachers who went missing from the  southwestern city of Iguala last September. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters.

Police in Mexican have arrested a senior colleague accused of involvement in the disappearance of a group of 43 student teachers last year, the count(...)

Outside the teacher training college in Ayotzinapa is a poignant reminder of tragedy, a memorial to 43 Raúl Isidro Burgos students who “disappeare(...)