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Saudi Arabia, UAE form committee to stabilise Yemen ceasefire

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said a joint committee was formed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to stabilise a ceasefire in the Yemeni provinces...

  Asia / South Asia

Saudi Arabia, UAE form committee to stabilise Yemen ceasefire

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said a joint committee was formed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to stabilise a ceasefire in the Yemeni provinces of Shabwah and Abyan, state TV and state news agency said on Monday. They quoted coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki as saying the committee would start working as early as Monday....

China-US new cold war can be avoided

The China-US trade war, the stagnation and ups and downs of trade negotiations between the two major global powers have gained a lot of attention. I would like to discuss the background and the causes behind the disruption. US President Donald Trump is a typical transactional leader. He believes that if the US cranks up the pressure, China will yield,...

  Americas

Trump dampens Macron move on Iran talks

US President Donald Trump appeared to brush aside French efforts to mediate with Iran on Sunday, saying that while he was happy for President Emmanuel Macron to reach out to Tehran to defuse tensions he would carry on with his own initiatives, reports Reuters. European leaders have struggled to tamp down the brewing confrontation between...

  Europe

  Europe

Violence forces 1.9m children out of school in Africa: UN

More than 1.9 million children across a swath of eight West and Central African countries have been forced out of their schools by violence, a UN spokeswoman said on Friday. Eri Kaneko, associate spokeswoman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, cited a report from UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) at a regular briefing as saying that 9,272 schools were closed in Burkina...

Fuel truck explosion leaves 10 dead in Uganda

At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said in a statement. “So far, 9 burnt bodies have been retrieved from the scene and transported to Lugazi Health Centre for further post-mortem analysis and DNA profiling,” said the statement, which was...