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World Briefing: Yemen: U.N. Body Condemns Instability

published about 8 hours ago
The United Nations Security Council on Friday called on Yemen’s Shiite Muslim Houthis to end hostilities against the government and warned foreign countries not to interfere by encouraging instability in Yemen.

World Briefing: South Africa: 4 Found Guilty in Plot to Kill a General Who Fled Rwanda

published about 8 hours ago
A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the countries.

News Analysis: 50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched

published about 9 hours ago
News Analysis: 50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched
Both sides claimed victory, but the cease-fire is uneasy, Israeli citizens feel more insecure than before, and Hamas failed to win the concessions it demanded.

U.S. Colleges See Little Risk From Ebola, but Depend on Students to Speak Up

published about 9 hours ago
Universities and colleges in the United States also admit that they have limited ability to track students’ travels or their health.

Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Outbreak

published about 9 hours ago
Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Outbreak
Leadership and help from Western nations are needed to eradicate the virus in West Africa, said pioneers in the fights against smallpox, polio and other diseases.