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Shiite rebel shelling in Yemen near Aden kills at least 45

July 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Fighters against Shiite rebels known as Houthis gather at a street in the port city of Aden, Yemen, Thursday, July 16, 2015. Saudi-backed Yemeni troops and fighters have driven Shiite rebels out of two major neighborhoods in the southern port city of Aden, Thursday, prompting street celebrations by residents after weeks of fierce fighting. (AP [&hellip...

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Burundi officials skip crisis talks days before poll

July 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A cyclist carries a metal gate on the back of his bicycle in Bujumbura, Burundi, Sunday July 19, 2015. As Burundians are getting ready to go to the poll Tuesday July 21, three candidates, including two former presidents, announced their withdrawal from...

More than 300 people injured in train crash in South Africa

July 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Emergency workers gather at the scene of a train collision at the Booysens train station near Johannesburg Friday July 17, 2015. A commuter train crashed into another passenger train during rush hour Friday in South Africa’s largest city injuring more...

Iraqis brave searing heat in final days of Ramadan

July 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqis hang out at a cafe in central Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 16, 2015. The government declared Thursday an official holiday due to scorching temperatures. Health authorities have warned people not to expose themselves to the sun, with hospitals already...

Nearly a quarter of UN states want female secretary-general

July 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2005, file photo, the flags of member nations fly outside the General Assembly building at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Nearly a quarter of U.N. member states are urging that the next secretary-general, for the...

Most Asia stocks rise after Greece approves austerity bill

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 2015 file photo, an American flag is draped on the exterior of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly rose on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, after China posted better-than-expected economic growth in the second...

Robots do check-in and check-out at cost-cutting Japan hotel

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A porter robot, left, escorts a hotel employee while carrying his suitcase during a demonstration for the media at the new hotel, aptly called Henn na Hotel or Weird Hotel, in Sasebo, southwestern Japan, Wednesday, July 15, 2015. From the receptionist that...

Mud, rain, debris, hamper search for Kentucky flood victims

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Roland Marcum looks for his brother-in-law Scott Johnson under the debris of Marcum’s father-in-law’s mobile home after deadly flooding in Flat Gap, Ky., Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Family members have been looking for Johnson after he helped saved...

First-hand look shows audacity of drug lord’s escape tunnel

July 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A journalist reports from the exit of the tunnel that according to authorities, drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman used to escape from the Altiplano maximum security prison in Almoloya, west of Mexico City, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. A widespread...

Greece: Revolt over austerity deal grows ahead of vote

July 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators gather near the Greek Parliament during a rally against the government’s agreement with its creditors in Athens, in central Athens, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. The eurozone’s top official says it’s not easy to find a way to get...