Mexico leader defends security plan as 28 killed in attacks in two days Oct 17, 2019 0 1433 12345 Morelia: President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his strategy Tuesday for fighting the violent crime wracking Mexico, as relatives mourned 13 police officers killed in an ambush claimed by a powerful drug cartel, while a separate shootout left 15 dead.Relatives of the 13 slain police officers killed on Monday sobbed over their coffins at a shared funeral service in the Michoacan state capital, Morelia, some holding their now-fatherless babies over the dark brown caskets.Meanwhile on Tuesday, 14 civilians and a soldier were killed in the southern state of Guerrero after a group of armed civilians attacked security forces, state security spokesman Roberto Alvarez said. The shootout in the southern state where drug gangs violently defend trafficking routes began when an anonymous caller told authorities that an armed group was present in the Tepochica community of the Iguala municipality, the spokesperson said. (AFP) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES India’s epic legal battle over religious site Oct 17, 2019 0 865 Indian forces shoot down three suspected rebels in Kashmir Oct 17, 2019 0 192 UK ministers told ‘good’ Brexit deal still possible Oct 17, 2019 0 700 Trump impeachment probe claims ‘dramatic progress’ AFP Washington The leader of the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to force Ukraine to .. French Muslim body denounces ‘hysterical reactions’ in headscarf row Paris: The official body representing Islam in France on Wednesday denounced what it said were “hysterical reactions” to the veil worn by some observant Muslim women. “Extreme right-wing rhetoric against the Muslims .. Spain mulls response to violent Catalan protests AFP Barcelona Spain’s government was on Wednesday preparing a response to the violent protests which have rocked Catalonia over the jailing of nine separatist leaders for their role in a failed 2017 independence bid. .. Ukraine ‘won’t interfere’ in Trump impeachment probe, says Zelensky Riga: President Volodymyr Zelensky said Wednesday that Ukraine “will do nothing” in connection with the impeachment probe against Donald Trump over allegations the US president tried to force Kiev to investigate his .. US diplomats taken off train in Russian naval city: Reports Moscow: Russian authorities removed three US diplomats from a train in the Arctic shipyard city of Severodvinsk, news agencies reported Wednesday, citing an “informed source”. The diplomats were on Monday taken off a .. Trump criticised over meeting with parents of UK crash victim AFP Washington The parents of a British teen killed in a road crash involving a US diplomat’s wife feel their meeting with President Donald Trump was little more than a sloppy attempt at a photo op, their spokesman said ..