U.S. court convicts Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman

The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colorful, decades-long career. Jurors in federal court in Brooklyn convicted Guzman, head… Read More U.S. court convicts Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman

Spain puts Catalan politicians on trial over failed independence bid

Twelve Catalan politicians go on trial on Tuesday for their role in Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid, putting the spotlight back on Spain’s biggest political crisis in decades which could make it flare once again. To the dismay of much of the rest of Spain, Catalonia defied a judicial ban by carrying out a referendum… Read More Spain puts Catalan politicians on trial over failed independence bid

Seventeen killed as fire sweeps through hotel in New Delhi

A fire swept through a hotel in New Delhi early on Tuesday, killing 17 people, authorities in the Indian capital said, raising fresh questions about safety standards in poorly regulated budget hotels. Frequent raids by civic authorities to enforce building codes, fire safety measures and evacuation procedures have failed to curb violations in a rapidly… Read More Seventeen killed as fire sweeps through hotel in New Delhi