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Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned Yemen's parliament is scheduled to hold an emergency session Sunday following the resignation of the president and the government. Armed Houthi rebels stormed the capital, Sanaa, earlier this week, plunging the country into further turmoil and triggering
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Jets Searched in Atlanta After Threats; No Bombs Found The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said Saturday that no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they determined to be credible bomb threats, posted on Twitter. Authorities searched the planes with bo
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British Nurse Recovers From Ebola, Leaves Hospital Officials in Britain say a nurse stricken with the deadly Ebola virus has made a full recovery and been released from a London area hospital. Pauline Cafferkey was the first person diagnosed with the disease on British soil. She was admitted to the Royal
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Lawyers Set to Challenge Uganda over Generals Retirement Request A team of lawyers is preparing to legally challenge the Ugandan governments refusal to approve a retirement request from renegade army general David Sejusa. David Mushabe, a leading member of the legal team said the army used double standards and the disc
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Protester Killed In Egypt Ahead of Anniversary of 2011 Uprising A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, one day before the anniversary of the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Shaimaa al-Sabbagh of the Socialist Popular Alliance Party was killed w
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Japan Trying to Verify Video Showing Beheaded Islamic State Hostage Japan's government is investigating a video appearing to show that Islamic State militants have killed one of two Japanese hostages they have been holding. In the video, one of the Japanese men, journalist Kenji Goto, is shown holding up photos of the oth
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US, Allies Conduct Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq The United States and its coalition partners have launched another round of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, conducting 26 strikes since early Friday. In a statement on Saturday from the Combined Joint Task Force leading the
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Zambia Opposition Demands Election Results Re-verified Zambias main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to verify all the results of the presidential-by election citing evidence of voter irregularities it said undermines the credibilit
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Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 10 Dead Police in eastern Ukraine say rocket fire has killed at least 10 people in the port city of Mariupol, just hours after the top rebel leader in the Donetsk region said there will be no further peace talks with Kyiv. Reuters (new agency) quotes the police c
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Divers Recover Four More Bodies From AirAsia Wreckage Indonesian divers have recovered four more bodies from the sea floor, as preparations were being made to use flotation devices to bring the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jet to the surface. A member of the recovery team said the bodies were recovered Sa
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