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November 25, 2017 9:31 AM U.N. aid workers return to Yemen on flights to Sanaa: U.N

GENEVA (Reuters) - Humanitarian aid workers arrived in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, after a nearly three week blockade by the Saudi-led military coalition, an official at the U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) said. “First plane landed in Sanaa this morning with humanitarian aid workers,” WFP’s regional spokeswoman Abeer Etefa told Reuters 64

November 25, 2017 7:39 AM Zimbabwe judge says military action against Mugabe was legal

HARARE, Zimbabwe – A Zimbabwean High Court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe's resignation was legal. High Court Judge George Chiweshe on Friday ruled that the military's actions "in intervening to stop the takeover" of Mugabe's constitutional functions "by those around him are constitutionally and lawful," said Chiweshe 63

November 25, 2017 7:22 AM Japan coast guard finds body of dead male suspected from North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Coast Guard found the body of a male and parts of a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan’s outlying islands on Saturday, an official said. The Coast Guard made the discovery around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday (2130 GMT on Friday) on Sado island, which is off the coast of Japan’s northwestern prefecture 58

November 25, 2017 1:08 AM Pope's place as refugee champion tested in Myanmar

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh with the international community excoriating the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" but his own church resisting the label and defending Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the only hope for democracy. Francis will be walking a diplomatic tightrope during his visit next week, which 56

November 24, 2017 5:36 PM 'We keep searching' for Argentine sub after 'explosion' report, navy says

Critical moments in missing submarine search (CNN)The Argentine navy says it's not ready to give up a search for a vanished submarine, after the military revealed a sound consistent with an explosion was detected near the vessel's last known location last week off the country's South Atlantic coast. Journalist Stefano Pozzebon contributed to this report 119

November 24, 2017 5:30 AM 2nd Al Franken accuser Lindsay Menz on why she went public with her story

Lindsay Menz, who has accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, is speaking out about the alleged incident for the first time on camera this morning. “My husband steps away from us to take the photo. I stand next to Sen. Franken and he pulls me into him and then he moves his hand to my butt,” Menz, 33, told ABC News' 127

November 23, 2017 5:25 PM Myanmar, Bangladesh Agree on Return of Rohingya Refugees

Screening of those who fled army is set to begin in January, could take years YANGON, Myanmar—Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to begin repatriating ethnic Rohingya Muslims who fled a crackdown in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, in a process that could take years to complete and bar people from returning to their own homes. More than 620,000 people have crossed 62

November 23, 2017 4:48 PM PM Hariri urges Lebanese to put country first

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Thursday Lebanon’s political crisis was “a wake-up call” for Lebanese with different loyalties to put their country ahead of regional issues. Hariri was referring to the crisis ignited by his shock announcement on Nov. 4 that he was resigning. He made it from Saudi Arabia, a Sunni monarchy and regional 63

November 23, 2017 1:43 AM State Department calls brutal crackdown on Muslims in Myanmar 'ethnic cleansing'

Rohingya refugees sail toward the bank of Naf River on a makeshift raft after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, at Sabrang in Teknaf, near Bangladesh. The U.S. State Department has a designation for the brutal crackdown on Muslims in Myanmar — “ethnic cleansing.” “After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the situation 78

November 22, 2017 5:41 PM U.S. Calls Myanmar’s Actions Against Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

Declaration sets the stage for Washington to impose economic sanctions The U.S. on Wednesday declared Myanmar’s military campaign against its Muslim minority “ethnic cleansing,” setting the stage for tougher action against the country that has carried out “horrendous atrocities” that led to an exodus of people fleeing the violence. Secretary of State 41