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An alleged leader of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel arrived in San Diego after being extradited to the United States from the Netherlands.
Mexican forces arrested Jose Manuel Mireles, a senior leader of the powerful anti-crime vigilante group in the western state of Michoacan.
One policeman died and three were wounded in an ambush in a Mexican state along the US border that is ravaged by drug cartel violence, officials said.
Police in northwestern Mexico found 12 bullet-riddled bodies in a pickup truck Monday, as well as three men who had been shot dead in a separate case, authorities said.
An internal power struggle within the once-powerful Gulf drug cartel has left 28 people dead in gunfights on Mexico's northeastern coast this week, authorities said.
The National Security Committee of Kazakhstan held a successful special operation against Columbian drug mafia that attempted to extend their business into Kazakhstan.
The death toll from two days of gunfights in Mexico's northern state of Tamaulipas rose to 24 on Monday after authorities reported six more slayings in the drug violence-plagued region.
Mexican soldiers and police killed 10 Zetas drug cartel suspects in a gunfight on Thursday in the eastern state of Veracruz.
Hundreds of security forces could be deployed again to a notorious maze of slums in northern Rio, home to a major 2010 police action, after the death of three officers.
Mexican authorities are hunting for the number two leader of the country's most powerful drug cartel after capturing the gang's kingpin this weekend.
More than a dozen bodies were unearthed in a troubled region of southwestern Mexico where the military also engaged in a deadly firefight that killed one person.
Mexican security forces arrested 38 people in the troubled region of Michoacan, including a leading figure of the notorious Knights Templar drug cartel.
Mexico's government urged vigilantes on Monday to quit their growing armed struggle against a drug cartel and go home, saying federal forces will handle security in their embattled western towns.
Philippine anti-drug police said on Thursday they had arrested three people connected to Mexico's feared Sinoloa drug cartel while they were storing narcotics.
A new documentary shines a worrying and grisly light on a growing Latino pop culture phenomenon in the United States inspired by the deadly drug violence which has ravaged neighboring Mexico.
Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Akshat Daulbayev invited Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) James Comey to Kazakhstan.
A total of 64 bodies have been found in mass graves in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, authorities said Monday as they wrapped up a probe of alleged victims of a drug cartel.
Mexican police found Sunday a family of eight, including three children, stabbed to death and tied down in their home in the northern city of Ciudad Juarez.
Unidentified assailants armed with guns and Molotov cocktails attacked power stations in a violence-torn western Mexican state Sunday.
Three years after Mexican drug lord Nazario Moreno was declared dead, doubts abound about his demise, with stories of him indoctrinating recruits every Sunday and hosting a feast last year.
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