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United States | Conclusion of Yemen Consultations in Sweden

United States – The United States commends participants from the Yemen consultations in Sweden for making progress on key initiatives, including a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces in Hudaydah, prisoner exchanges, and opening humanitarian corridors to the city of Taiz. Although many details remain subject to further discussion, these consultations between the Republic of Yemen … Continue reading United States | Conclusion of Yemen Consultations in Sweden

RIMBO, Sweden | Prisoner swap deal bolsters hopes of progress in Yemen talks

RIMBO, Sweden — Yemen’s warring sides agreed to a broad prisoner swap Thursday, sitting down in the same room together for the first time in years at U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Sweden aimed at halting a catastrophic war that has brought the country to the brink of famine. Hopes were high that the talks wouldn’t … Continue reading RIMBO, Sweden | Prisoner swap deal bolsters hopes of progress in Yemen talks

United States | Yemen Consultations in Sweden

United States – As consultations are set to commence between the Republic of Yemen Government and the Houthis in Sweden, the United States calls on parties to engage fully and genuinely, and cease any ongoing hostilities. The people of Yemen have suffered far too long. The parties owe it to their fellow Yemenis to seize … Continue reading United States | Yemen Consultations in Sweden

LOS ANGELES | Pamela Anderson calls Australian PM’s comments ‘smutty’

LOS ANGELES — Pamela Anderson is criticizing Australia‘s prime minister for making “smutty, unnecessary comments about a woman voicing her political opinion.” Appearing on Australia’s “60 Minutes” this month, the “Baywatch” star urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to bring WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Australia. The Australian citizen claimed asylum in Ecuador’s embassy in London … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Pamela Anderson calls Australian PM’s comments ‘smutty’

UNITED NATIONS | UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. envoy for Yemen announced Friday the country’s internationally recognized government and rival Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend talks aimed at ending their three-year war, which has created the globe’s worst humanitarian crisis by pushing the Arab world’s poorest country to the brink of famine. Martin Griffiths told the … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden’s 3rd tier

Signed with fanfare by Columbus 18 months earlier, Romain Gall was released by the Crew in February 2016 after making just four first-team appearances in 1½ seasons. Just 21 years old, the midfielder had seen his hopes with Major League Soccer and the U.S. under-20 national team crater. A little more than a month later, … Continue reading Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden’s 3rd tier