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Monday, November 23, 2015
'We don't target civilians' in Yemen: coalition
The Saudi-led coalition's combat planning chief on Saturday defended the air war in Yemen against widespread international concern about high numbers of civilian casualties.
"Leave" campaigners in Britain's EU membership referendum battle are struggling to get themselves organized, with two rival groups squabbling over a war chest and populist figurehead Nigel Farage stuck in the middle.
British veterans marched through London on Saturday to protest against the arrest of a former comrade on suspicion of murdering three people during Northern Ireland's Bloody Sunday in 1972.
Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, an idea that drew sharp rebukes from his Republican U.S. presidential rivals and disbelief from legal experts.
The Dutch ambassador to Sudan swam across the Nile in Khartoum on Saturday in a stunt that began as a bet to win more "likes" for her embassy's Facebook page.
Crimea declared a state of emergency on Sunday after its main electricity lines from Ukraine were blown up, leaving the Russian-annexed peninsula in darkness after the second such attack in as many days.
Survivors of Afghan hospital attack tell of terror
It was like the end of the world, Anayatullah Nazari said. "It was like they were determined to kill us all and that nobody would survive. It was like doomsday, nothing I could ever imagine."
The long, vain search for father killed in Spain's civil war
She was just a little girl when her father was executed during Spain's civil war. Now 82, after decades of vain search for his remains, Mercedes Abril has yet to put him to rest.
In Pakistan it was the parents: men and women who watched their children die in extremist attacks who were generous in their own grief, reaching out across the world to tell the survivors of Friday's nightmare in Paris that they are not alone.
40 years after Franco's death, families look for 'stolen babies'
Leonor remembers the long corridor of the Spanish maternity ward where she saw her newborn daughter disappear in 1964, taken away by a nurse, like it was just minutes ago.
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