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4/1/2015 7:07 AM
35 dead in Yemen in airstrikes
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early today, setting off explosions and drawing return fire from anti-aircraft guns. Airstrikes also hit a factory in a western port city and 35 workers died there, according to witnesses and officials.

4/1/2015 7:03 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

3/31/2015 6:22 PM
Buhari wins in close Nigeria election
KANO, Nigeria — With anger swelling over corruption, inequality and a devastating Islamist insurgency in the nation’s north, Nigerians chose a former general who once ruled with an iron hand to be their next president, according to election results Tuesday.

3/31/2015 11:45 AM
Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid
KUWAIT CITY — International donors at a conference in Kuwait pledged $3.8 billion today to help Syrians affected by the civil war, as U.N. officials warned of a fresh wave of mass displacement after Islamic groups took over a major city in northwestern Syria.

3/31/2015 12:17 PM
Former Putin allies question his course
MOSCOW  — As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years in office, his former long-term allies are questioning his political course and warning of the economic consequences of his aggressive foreign policy.

3/31/2015 8:53 AM
Prosecutor taken hostage in Turkey
ISTANBUL —Members of a banned leftist group took a prosecutor hostage in his office today inside a courthouse in Istanbul, authorities said. Police said negotiators were speaking to two militants in attempts to end the standoff.

3/30/2015 3:57 PM
Obama faces fight in Congress on Iran
WASHINGTON -- If the negotiations with Iran now in their final hours in Switzerland produce the framework of a deal, President Barack Obama will face a leviathan task of selling it to a skeptical Congress.

3/30/2015 1:00 PM
Prince William starts work as air ambulance pilot
LONDON — Britain’s Prince William has started his new job — working as air ambulance helicopter pilot.

3/30/2015 6:58 AM
Bangladesh blogger hacked to death
DHAKA, Bangladesh — A blogger was hacked to death by three men in Bangladesh’s capital today, and two of the attackers were caught near the scene, police said.

3/30/2015 12:11 PM
Iran says U.S. drone kills 2 advisers
BAGHDAD — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, where a major offensive is underway against the Islamic State group, but the U.S. said today its coalition conducted no airstrikes in the area during the time of the incident.

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