Some 2,500 people marched in Mexico City marking the fifth month since the disappearance of 43 students .
The Mexican government bristled at a UN committee's findings that disappearances are widespread in the country and the authorities lack precise numbers of missing people.
Officials arrested a suspect in the disappearance of the reigning Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, whose sister's boyfriend is now being heldю
The governor of the Mexican state,where 43 students vanished a month ago, has bowed to pressure to stand down.
On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.
The family of US journalist James Foley, who on Friday will mark the first anniversary of his disappearance in war-torn Syria, say they have not given up hope of welcoming him home.
More than 20,000 people have disappeared in Mexico over the past six years of a brutal crackdown on drugs during the government of former president Felipe Calderon.
Australian homicide detectives on Monday took over an investigation into the disappearance of a young Irish woman in Melbourne after her handbag was found in a nearby street.