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Saudi-led forces launch assault in Yemen

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/13/18, 11:05 am

The Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen’s exiled government launched an assault on Wednesday on the port city of Hodeida. Videos showed convoys of vehicles entering the town early Wednesday as gunfire echoed in the background. Aid agencies have warned of the implications of a battle in the Red Sea port city, the main entry point for food and medicine in the war-ravaged country teetering on the brink of famine. Shiite Houthi rebels have maintained control of Hodeida since 2015.

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Turkish candidate could offer hope for Brunson

International | Presidential hopeful references jailed American pastor’s case
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 6/12/18, 01:07 pm

A presidential candidate in Turkey referred to the case of Andrew Brunson, the American pastor imprisoned there, as an example of why the country needs to change.

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Associated Press/Photo by Yong Teck Lim

Human rights not on North Korea summit agenda

International | Plus, Syrian Christians testify to Turkish-led atrocities
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/11/18, 04:30 pm

NORTH KOREA: With hours to go before President Donald Trump sits down for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, senior U.S. and North Korean officials are huddling over last-minute negotiations.

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