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Yemen Houthis capture Hudeida

Yemen Houthis capture Hudeida

Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters, also known as Houthis, have captured the strategic Red Sea city of Hudeida, officials say. Security officials said on Tuesday that the Ansarullah revolutionaries entered the city, 226 kilometers (140 miles) west of the capital Sana’a, taking over its air and seaport. They are said to have faced little resistance. Both military [&hellip

Hong Kong police remove barricades

Hong Kong police remove barricades

Police in Hong Kong have removed barricades at a second protest site a day after similar action at another location. On Tuesday, some 150 police officers took away the metal barricades in the bustling Causeway Bay shopping district. Protesters said police officers had told them that they would be allowed to stay but needed to [&hellip

O’Shea earns Irish late draw

O’Shea earns Irish late draw

​A stoppage-time goal from John O’Shea on his 100th cap preserved the Republic of Ireland’s unbeaten record in European qualifying by rescuing them a 1-1 draw away to world champions Germany. It looked as though Martin O’Neill’s men were set for their first defeat of the campaign after Toni Kroos’ long-range shot had given the [&hellip

Ruins of Gaza school shock UN chief

Ruins of Gaza school shock UN chief

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for an independent investigation into Israel’s deadly shelling of a UN-run school during the Tel Aviv regime’s latest onslaught on the Gaza Strip. He expressed shock at the devastation during his Tuesday visit to some of the areas worst hit during the Israeli raids on Gaza in July [&hellip

Egypt security forces attack students

Egypt security forces attack students

Egyptian security forces have attacked student protesters at universities across the country, tightening their crackdown on student activism. Clashes erupted on different university campuses following assaults by security forces on the demonstrators demanding the release of fellow students arrested in previous anti-government protests. Security forces arrested five people at Cairo University, where the Students Against [&hellip

UN doctor dies of Ebola in Germany

UN doctor dies of Ebola in Germany

​A United Nations employee who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has died after arriving in Germany for medical treatment, a report says. A Sudanese doctor, who had arrived in Germany from Liberia last week, died Monday night in the city of Leipzig in Saxony state, St Georg Hospital said in a brief [&hellip

Stem cells, type 1 diabetes cure linked

Stem cells, type 1 diabetes cure linked

A team of researchers at Harvard University shows that transformation of stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells could treat type 1 diabetes. The researchers, by using stem cells, produced hundreds of millions of the cells in the laboratory and then tested on mice. The results revealed that the lab-made cells could produce insulin and control [&hellip

Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Japan’s main islands brace for a powerful typhoon after strong winds and heavy rain left dozens injured in the south. Typhoon Vongfong hit southern islands of Okinawa and Kyushu on Sunday and is now moving toward other islands in the region. The super typhoon, which left at least 35 injured, toppled trees, flooded streets and [&hellip

Bolivia’s Morales wins 3rd term

Bolivia’s Morales wins 3rd term

Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal says incumbent President Evo Morales has won a third term in office. According to the preliminary election results, Morales won 61 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election. Samuel Doria Medina, his closest rival, garnered 18 percent. Earlier surveys showed that Morales had a commanding 59 percent support heading into the [&hellip

Kerry discusses Kobani situation

Kerry discusses Kobani situation

US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed concern over the humanitarian crisis in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, despite his earlier remarks that the condition is not Washington’s immediate concern. “Obviously we are all very concerned about the reports of gains in Kobani and we’re closely monitoring the situation. In fact, we’re not [&hellip