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Mexican president calls for swift steps to modernise justice system after mass massacre

Mexican president calls for swift steps to modernise justice system after mass massacre

November 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY, Nov 22 ― Embattled President Enrique Peña Nieto called on Mexico's states yesterday to swiftly adopt steps to modernise the justice system as he tries to defuse mass protests over the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers. Peña Nieto is facing the deepest crisis of his presidency after the students' abduction in late September by rogue police in league with drug gang members shone a light on chronic corruption and impunity. Those woes have been compounded by a... Read more

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A Palestinian protester returns a gas canter at Israeli troops during clashes following an anti-Israel demonstration in solidarity with al-Aqsa mosque, at Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 22, 2014. ― Reuters pic

A Palestinian protester returns a gas canter at Israeli troops during clashes following an anti-Israel demonstration in solidarity with al-Aqsa mosque, at Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 22, 2014. ― Reuters pic