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Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

2017-10-20 10:55

The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall are taking shape at a construction site in San Diego.

Mexico City begins demolishing earthquake-damaged buildings

2017-10-10 09:27

The head of Mexico City's construction safety institute says the city has begun demolishing the first building badly damaged by the September 19 magnitude 7.1 earthquake.

Last known body recovered from rubble after Mexico quake

2017-10-04 22:57

Mexican officials say the last body known to be trapped in rubble following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake has been recovered.

Volunteers attacked delivering quake aid in Mexico

2017-09-28 13:34

Mexico's Roman Catholic Archdiocese says a group delivering relief supplies to earthquake victims in the southern state of Oaxaca have been attacked and robbed.

Jittery Mexico far from coming to grips with quake

2017-09-26 18:35

After an earthquake that killed more than 300 people, a shaken Mexico is torn between trying to get back to normal and keeping up an increasingly hopeless search for survivors.

In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

2017-09-24 22:07

Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building in Mexico City is one of the last hopes to find survivors

Anxiety as Mexico mounts last-ditch search for quake survivors

2017-09-23 12:30

Mexican rescuers have worked through the night in a desperate last-ditch search for survivors of an earthquake that killed nearly 300 people.

Mexico: Girl 'trapped in earthquake rubble' didn't exist

2017-09-22 07:48

Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. But she didn't exist...

Earthquake hits Mexico ahead of F1 race, Perez donates R2.2-million

2017-09-21 10:46

A dark cloud has moved above Mexico, just over a month before the country is scheduled to host its grand prix.

21 schoolchildren among more than 200 dead in powerful Mexico quake

2017-09-20 11:01

At least 216 people have been killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble.

 

Engineers: lives lost in Mexico quake could have been saved

2017-10-10 12:55

Prominent engineers says dozens of lives likely could have been saved in Mexico City's earthquake if officials had outlawed a building technique now banned in parts of the United States, Chile and New Zealand.

Deadly Nate bears down on Mexico, US

2017-10-07 11:25

Nate has reached hurricane status as it bore down on popular Mexican beach resorts and headed for the US Gulf Coast after dumping heavy rains on Central America and leaving at least 28 people dead.

Mexico quake toll 361, 8 still missing

2017-10-02 12:23

The death toll from Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen to 361 after another casualty was confirmed in the capital.

Fishy rain falls over Mexico

2017-09-28 06:29

Civil defence officials in northeast Mexico say a light rain was accompanied by small fish that fell from the sky.

Blame starts to fly over Mexico quake collapses

2017-09-26 10:09

Allegations of negligent construction and poor oversight have begun to fly after deadly building collapses during Mexico's earthquake, as hope faded of finding more survivors of a disaster that killed more than 300 people.

New 6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes already jittery Mexico

2017-09-24 11:39

A strong new earthquake has shaken Mexico, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.

Hope fading for survivors as Mexico search enters third day

2017-09-22 10:36

Mexico is anxiously waiting for signs of life in the rubble of collapsed buildings as a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake entered a third day.

Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts

2017-09-21 13:07

A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her

#News24 ICYMI: Robben Island Museum appears to have overlooked warning; 2 die in horror crash and Motlanthe speaks about ANC

2017-09-20 18:24

A Benoni school boy dies after complaining of severe headaches when he was hit in the head by a pupil; two crushed to death when a truck overturned and landed their car and ‘Sleeping’ Mugabe naps through US President Donald Trump’s address at the United Nations General Assembly.

Some of the deadliest earthquakes in Mexico since 1985

2017-09-20 08:40

Some of the deadliest earthquakes in Mexico since 1985

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