Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes, state media said, although major rebel advances earlier in the day deepened a sense of uncertainty in the country.
Clad in the blue and yellow of Ukraine’s national flag, Irina Dovgan stood on a street of the rebel-held city of Donetsk as passersby punched, kicked and spat on her, sometimes crushing tomatoes in her bruised face.
Pro-Russia rebels shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet on Monday, before Kiev and Moscow’s top diplomats were due to hold urgent talks to defuse tensions over fighting in the east of the ex-Soviet nation. Ukraine’s military said its MiG-29 warplane had been shot down as it carried out “an assignment to eliminate a large group of […]
By Carla P. Gomez
An alleged rebel was killed while another one and a soldier were wounded in an encounter in Barangay Dian-ay here early Friday.
By Julie S. Alipala
A construction worker released by Abu Sayyaf kidnappers on Sunday reported seeing five foreigners — two Germans, two Chinese and a Malaysian— still being held captive by the notorious bandit group in Sulu.