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Yemen's warring parties agree to Hodeida cease-fire at U.N. talks

World Dec 14, 2018

Yemen's warring parties agree to Hodeida cease-fire at U.N. talks

Yemen's warring parties on Thursday agreed to a cease-fire on a vital port in a series of breakthroughs in U.N.-brokered peace talks that could mark a major turning point after four years of devastating conflict. If implemented, the deal on the Hodeida port, a key ...

U.N. says civilian casualties in Yemen average 123 per week

World Dec 8, 2018

U.N. says civilian casualties in Yemen average 123 per week

The United Nations' refugee agency said Friday there were nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October, the latest grim tally to emerge from a four-year civil war as opposing parties hold talks in Sweden. The announcement came as Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels ...

Ukraine bans Russian men from entry in martial law crackdown

World Nov 30, 2018

Ukraine bans Russian men from entry in martial law crackdown

Ukraine has tightened control over its border, imposing new entry restrictions for foreigners and banning Russian men after President Petro Poroshenko introduced martial law and warned that the Kremlin may be preparing an invasion. The ban on men aged 16 to 60 intensified tensions between ...

Editorials Nov 30, 2018

Putin's Ukraine gamble

Russia's provacative seizure of three Ukrainian Navy ships must be met with steely determination by the international community.