A large-scale firefight broke out Friday when federal forces came under fire in an area of western Mexico dominated by drug cartels, two Mexican officials said.
In April, gunmen believed linked to the cartel ambushed a police convoy in the western state of Jalisco, killing 15 state police officers and wounding five.
Part 1: The New Silk Road
Beginning with the marvelous tales of Marco Polo’s travels across Eurasia to China, the Silk Road has never ceased to entrance the world. Now, the ancient cities of Samarkand, Baku, Tashkent, and Bukhara are once again firing the world’s imagination.
China is building the world’s greatest economic development and construction project ever undertaken: The New Silk Road.
Deutsche WelleKorean Air's 'nut rage' heiress goes freeDeutsche WelleThe former Korean Air executive whose "nut rage" meltdown earned her international notoriety and a one-year jail term has walked free after nearly five months in prison as an appeals court suspended her sentence. Cho Hyun-ah, the daughter of the airline's and more »