36 dead in Yemen air raids, fighting
Saudi-led warplanes pounded a rebel convoy headed to bolster an assault on loyalist forces in Yemen's battleground second city Aden, while fighting raged in the third city of Taez, officials said Friday.
300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
About 300 US paratroopers arrived this week in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement.
Hike in DStv subscription in force despite court order
DESPITE a court order restraining Multichoice, operators of DStv, a Satellite Pay TV firm, from increasing its subscription tariff in Nigeria, indications emerged yesterday that the South Africa-owned company has continued to receive new payments from its subscribers.
Rebels in Sudan's Kordofan attack vote centres
Sudanese rebels have attacked several polling stations in war-torn South Kordofan state during nationwide elections widely expected to extend President Omar al-Bashir's 25-year rule.
IS loses ground in Syria's Yarmuk camp: Palestinian sources
Jihadists from the Islamic State group have lost ground to Palestinian fighters in Syria's Yarmuk camp, Palestinian officials and a resident said on Tuesday.
Protests in Indian Kashmir after rebel's brother killed
Hundreds of protesters clashed with riot police in Indian Kashmir on Tuesday after the brother of a rebel leader was killed by government forces.
Six Ukrainian soldiers killed in last 24 hours: military
Six soldiers were killed in separatist-held eastern Ukraine in the last 24 hours as fighting flared up again despite a fragile ceasefire, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Tuesday.
Roche buys majority stake in US genomics analysis business
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche on Tuesday announced it had acquired a majority stake in US molecular and genomic analysis business Foundation Medicine for an undisclosed sum.
Nokia says it is in talks to buy all of Alcatel-Lucent
Finland's Nokia announced on Tuesday that it was in advanced talks to purchase all of its Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent.