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UNITED NATIONS | UN warns of a possible new cholera epidemic in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations is warning of a possible “third wave” of the cholera epidemic in Yemen, which is already “the largest outbreak on record.” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Wednesday there have been more than 1.1 million suspected cases of cholera since April 2017, and the number is increasing. He said over … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | UN warns of a possible new cholera epidemic in Yemen

The Latest: Islamic militants kill 12 troops in south Yemen

SANAA, Yemen /January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the situation in Yemen (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Yemeni tribesmen say suspected Islamic militants have attacked a checkpoint in southern Yemen, killing at least 12 soldiers. The tribesmen say Tuesday’s attack started with a mortar round fired at the checkpoint, followed by heavy gunfire that killed … Continue reading The Latest: Islamic militants kill 12 troops in south Yemen