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Diplomats and U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden

ADEN - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff on Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters. | Video

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Greek energy minister to visit Moscow, hits out at Germany

ATHENS - Greece's Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis will meet his Russian counterpart and the CEO of energy giant Gazprom in Moscow on Monday, as he hit out at the EU and Germany for tightening a 'noose' around the Greek economy.

Russia, Germany, Greece, IMF 11:35am EDT

Rift deepens in India's Common Man party that challenged Modi

NEW DELHI - Two founding members of an Indian anti-establishment political party were ousted from its top decision-making panel on Saturday, deepening the rift in the party that is seen as a potential challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Boko Haram gunmen kill six voters in northeast Nigeria

DAMATURU, Nigeria - Islamist Boko Haram insurgents launched two deadly attacks on voters in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, police and a security source said, killing six people in an election in which insecurity is a major issue.

Africa 9:33am EDT

Bangladesh central bank governor says banks to be investigated for militant financing

DHAKA - The Bangladesh central bank governor said on Saturday all commercial banks would be investigated for links to Islamist militants and warned lenders would be shut down if found to be involved in funding such organizations.

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Pakistan militants deny 30 killed in renewed Khyber fighting

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistan security forces killed 30 militants in gunbattles in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Saturday, a senior official said, but a spokesman for the militants denied suffering any losses.

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