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22 February 2012 Last updated at 11:41 ET

Argentina train crash 'kills 49'Rescue workers and policemen help an injured passenger after a train crashed at Once train station in Buenos Aires

A commuter train crash at a station in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, kills 49 people and leaves at least 600 injured, officials say.

A policeman stands beside the dead bodies of taxi drivers in MonterreyMexico taxi drivers gunned down

Five taxi-drivers are shot dead as they wait for fares in the Mexican city of Monterrey, in an attack that is being blamed on extortion gangs.

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