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Yemen fighting escalates as more bombs fall on Sanaa targets

Apr 27, 2015

Yemen fighting escalates as more bombs fall on Sanaa targets

Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country. There were at least five airstrikes on ...

Wake held for Baltimore man who died in police custody

Apr 27, 2015

Wake held for Baltimore man who died in police custody

Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that has brought thousands to the city’s downtown to protest police violence. The wake for Freddie Gray ...

As NPT review kicks off, New York rally demands end to nuclear weapons

Apr 27, 2015

As NPT review kicks off, New York rally demands end to nuclear weapons

Global activists presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief on Sunday demanding a world free of nuclear weapons, kicking off a conference by world powers to review progress toward eventually achieving total disarmament. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s foreign ...

Airstrike on Syrian border targeted militants with bombs: Israel

Apr 27, 2015

Airstrike on Syrian border targeted militants with bombs: Israel

Israel’s military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights. The military said it carried out the strike after troops saw “a group of armed terrorists” approach the border with ...

Apr 27, 2015

Israel to airlift 25 babies born to surrogates out of Nepal

Israel said Sunday it plans to airlift 25 infants from quake-hit Nepal born to surrogate mothers, along with their Israeli parents, most of them homosexual couples. Officials said Israel was sending a military delegation to offer aid and help repatriate its citizens from Nepal ...