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Fighting in Aden as Yemen's Houthis make gains

Iran-allied Houthi militiamen pushed into the northeastern outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday amid heavy clashes with loyalists of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi

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Thailand detains 76 migrants, including Rohingya

Thai authorities said on Monday they had found a group of 76 migrants from neighbouring Myanmar, including six suspected Rohingya

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Arab League agrees to create joint military force

The heads of Arab League countries meeting in Egypt have agree to create a joint Arab military force.

Iran, powers close in on nuclear deal: officials

Iran and major powers are close to agreement on a 2- or 3-page accord with specific numbers that would form the basis of a long-term settlement aimed at ending a 12-year standoff over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, officials said

Fresh air strikes hit Yemen rebels

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition are bombing Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden



Guinea declares 45-day Ebola 'emergency'

Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions of the Ebola-hit nation in a bid to stem the

India, Pakistan to airlift citizens

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said it was preparing to airlift stranded citizens from war-torn Yemen despite the bombing of

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