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CAIRO  | Yemen’s warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida

CAIRO  — Delegations from Yemen’s warring sides are negotiating over expanding a shaky truce in the key port city of Hodeida, a point considered major by the United Nations who are sponsoring talks in Sweden and seek to resume needed aid deliveries by sea. One draft document obtained by The Associated Press shows an initial … Continue reading CAIRO  | Yemen’s warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida

BANGKOK  | UN report says fragile climate puts food security at risk

BANGKOK  — A United Nations report says that feeding a hungry planet is increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermines food systems. A report by the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization released Wednesday says population growth requires supplies of more nutritious food at affordable prices. But increasing farm output … Continue reading BANGKOK  | UN report says fragile climate puts food security at risk

SANAA, Yemen | Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — An international aid group says an estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of Yemen’s civil war in 2015. Save the Children said Wednesday the “conservative” estimate is based on average mortality rates for Severe Acute Malnutrition, which the U.N. says has afflicted … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen

WASHINGTON | Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

WASHINGTON  — The Senate rejected an effort Thursday to block $300 million in weapon sales to Bahrain, but there’s growing unease in Congress about the U.S. role supporting the Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s military campaign in Yemen. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., forced the vote to send a message to President Donald Trump that the United States … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

CAIRO | Yemeni rebel minister flees Sanaa, defects to Saudi Arabia

CAIRO  — The information minister of Yemen’s internationally recognized government says his counterpart in the rebel administration has fled the country and defected to neighboring Saudi Arabia. Moammer al-Iryani said Saturday that his rebel counterpart, Abdul-Salam Ali Gaber, arrived in Saudi Arabia with his family after they fled Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, which has been … Continue reading CAIRO | Yemeni rebel minister flees Sanaa, defects to Saudi Arabia

PARIS | Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of Armistice centennial

PARIS— With words of gratitude, simple, solemn silence or a tweet, leaders lauded the courage of millions of soldiers who were killed during World War I’s four years of unprecedented slaughter before converging on Paris for ceremonies to mark the centennial of the Armistice. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Vimy Ridge at dawn, … Continue reading PARIS | Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of Armistice centennial