Fighting in Yemen's Marib heats up again, say sources

ADEN (Reuters) – Fighting between Yemen’s warring parties in the gas-rich Marib region, the recognised government’s last northern stronghold, intensified late on Saturday, three sources said, at a time the United Nations and United States are pushing for a peace

Covid 19 coronavirus: MIQ security guard ‘lied’ about tests, Chris Hipkins – ‘Border workers don’t wear ankle bracelets’

By RNZ Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says he won’t be putting the 4500 workers in managed isolation facilities under suspicion due to the actions of a border security guard who according to the Prime Minister “was lying” about getting

Seven pro democratic lawmakers arrested in Hong Kong

FILE PHOTO: A general view of skyline buildings in Hong Kong, China May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File PhotoHONG KONG (Reuters) – Seven pro-democratic lawmakers were arrested in Hong Kong on Sunday on charges related to obstructing a legislative council meeting

People reported injured in stabbings in Birmingham: UK police

LONDON (Reuters) – Police in the English city of Birmingham declared a “major incident” after reports that a number of people were injured in stabbings early on Sunday. “We can confirm that at approximately 12:30am today we were called to

Mali's military promise election as region frets over coup crisis

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Soldiers who ousted Mali’s president and government in a coup promised on Wednesday to oversee elections within a “reasonable” time, as calls abroad grew for a swift resolution to an acute political crisis. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Lebanon alone must decide its own future, says Iran foreign min

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Only the Lebanese people and their representatives can decide the country’s future, Iran’s foreign minister said on a visit to Beirut on Friday, following the massive blast at the city’s port that killed 172 people and prompted