Mexico recaptured the worlds top drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzman with US help after a pre-dawn shootout on 8 January, six months after he humiliated the government with his second jaw-dropping escape from a maximum security prison. Guzman, head of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel, was presented to the media and bundled into a Marines helicopter in the evening, to be flown to the same prison from which he escaped.
Jan 9, 2016
Syrian refugees pepper-sprayed by unidentified man at welcoming event at Islamic Centre in Vancouver
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of wanting to strip Americans of their guns during a campaign event in Rock Hill, South Carolina on 8 January.
Jan 9, 2016
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