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Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition

Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition

International pressure has mounted on Yemen's warring parties to end the war that has killed more than 10,000 people and pushed the country to starvation

  • by Aziz El Yaakoubi

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Life in South Sudan, where a chicken costs more than two months' wages
United Nations

Life in South Sudan, where a chicken costs more than two months' wages

Five years of civil war have decimated South Sudan's economy and killed 380,000 people. Hundreds of thousands more are at risk of starving to death.

  • by Carolyn Thompson
How the world marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI
Remembrance Day

How the world marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

From Canberra to Paris and London, events to mark the end of the Great War have taken place around the world.

Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism: France's president lectures the powerful
France

Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism: France's president lectures the powerful

US President Donald Trump was one of the last to applaud President Emmanuel Macron's forceful defence of global unity.

  • by Nick Miller
US stops refuelling Saudi aircraft in Yemen after atrocities
Yemen

US stops refuelling Saudi aircraft in Yemen after atrocities

Halting the US refuelling will likely have little impact on the fight, but will allow the Trump administration to say it has taken action against the Saudis.

  • by Lolita C. Baldor
Macron wants 'Euro army' to combat China, Russia and US
France

Macron wants 'Euro army' to combat China, Russia and US

Emmanuel Macron, the French president, has called for a "real European army" to defend the continent against Russia, China and even the US.

  • by Henry Samuel
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Medical supplies reach tent city that's home to 50,000 Syrian refugees
War

Medical supplies reach tent city that's home to 50,000 Syrian refugees

Humanitarian assistance reaches a remote refugee camp on Syria's border with Jordan for the first time since January.

In Germany, the centenary of the armistice will be just another day
Germany

In Germany, the centenary of the armistice will be just another day

There are no national commemorations to mark the end of a war that saw more than two million German soldiers killed and four million more wounded.

Salvaged from war: Syria's National Museum of Damascus reopens
History

Salvaged from war: Syria's National Museum of Damascus reopens

Syria's National Museum of Damascus has opened its rich trove of antiquities to visitors again, seven years after war forced it to close.

The front line of Saudi Arabia's invisible war in Yemen
Yemen

The front line of Saudi Arabia's invisible war in Yemen

The Saudi-led war in Yemen has ground on for more than three years, killing thousands of civilians. The death of Jamal Khashoggi has now drawn attention to it.

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria
Syria

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Islamic State militants have nearly 700 hostages in a US-controlled part of Syria and are executing them daily.

  • by Gleb Stolyarov