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Saudi-Led Group Said to Use Cluster Bombs in Yemen

published about 15 hours ago
The Human Rights Watch said it had found evidence that the Saudi-led coalition had used a type of munition in Yemen that is banned by much of the world because of the long-term danger it poses to civilians.

Strikes on Syria Tied to Deaths of 52 Civilians

published about 17 hours ago
The toll from attacks by the American-led coalition on Friday included at least nine children, a rights group reported on Saturday.

World Briefing: Nigeria: More Rescues From Boko Haram Reported

published about 17 hours ago
Nigeria’s military rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold in the country’s northeast, according to a Twitter message from the Nigerian Defense Headquarters.

World Briefing: Burundi: 3 Die in Grenade Attacks

published about 17 hours ago
Three people have died in grenade attacks in Bujumbura, the capital, a spokesman for the public security ministry said Saturday.

World Briefing: Iraq: Canada Promises More Aid

published about 17 hours ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada made a surprise visit to Iraq on Saturday and pledged continued support for the country’s battle against the Islamic State group.