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Yemen crisis: Separatists seize government buildings in Aden

Separatists in southern Yemen have seized government buildings in the city of Aden amid fierce clashes with forces of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi. Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher has accused the separatists of mounting a coup. Aden serves as a ...

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Chinese Police Seize Publisher From Train in Front of Diplomats

Advertisement BEIJING — A Hong Kong-based book publisher with Swedish citizenship who was secretly spirited to China and held in custody for two years, igniting international controversy, has disappeared again in dramatic fashion — snatched from a train bound for ...

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Turkish police seize fingerprint molds in Daesh raid

Related Articles ISTANBUL: Turkish counterterrorism units discovered a new tactic being used by Daesh militants during a raid in the Central Anatolian province of Kirsehir on Dec. 26. On the same day, security forces also detained 12 people in the ...

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Pakistani Women Seize Film Dispute as Chance to Discuss Rape and Injustice

Advertisement ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani film about a rape victim who fights to bring her politically powerful attacker to justice has rankled Pakistan’s censors but emboldened women to speak out about sexual assault in a country where the discussion ...

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Gunmen seize building in Afghan capital, firing on security forces

KABUL (Reuters) – A group of armed men seized a building under construction in the Afghan capital on Monday and were exchanging fire with security forces in a heavily populated area, an official said. “The number of attackers, possible casualties ...

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India’s Gay Rights Activists Seize Momentum After Landmark Ruling

Advertisement NEW DELHI — At a jammed intersection in New Delhi, a passing parade of people announced their mission with a single word in Hindi, dicing it into short, snappy syllables. “Azadi!” or freedom, the crowd chanted as drivers leaned ...

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Saudi Arabia Squeezes Detainees as It Tries to Seize Assets

Advertisement BEIRUT, Lebanon — A tycoon was called home to Saudi Arabia from abroad for a business meeting and detained when he returned. A billionaire was ordered to turn himself in or be picked up like a common criminal. An ...

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Soldiers seize Zimbabwe state broadcaster, anti-Mugabe coup talk intensifies

HARARE (Reuters) – Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe’s ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup. Soldiers ...

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Iraqi Kurdish security forces ‘seize Arab-owned empty houses’ in Irbil

Related Articles BAGHDAD: Hundreds of houses owned by Iraqi Arabs, Turkmen and Kurds have been seized by the local Kurdish security service in Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish region in northern Iraq, residents and local officials have told Arab ...

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