Four years after taking on Mexico's drug traffickers by deploying some 50,000 military and federal forces, President Felipe Calder�n is touting successes, including taking down top drug traffickers and dismantling their networks. He is also faced with a grim number: 15,273.
Mexico drug war death toll up 60 percent in 2010. Why?
Wal Snowden, the last of a little-known group of intrepid World war II soldiers who evaded the rampant Japanese Army and earned the nickname 'Malayan Harriers', has died in hospital in Geelong, aged 89.
war 'deserters' outwitted enemy