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Yemen's Houthis accused of torturing rivals

Yemen's Houthi rebels have carried out a "chilling campaign to quash dissent", arresting and torturing their political rivals, according to a rights group.<p>The UK-based Amnesty International said on Wednesday that politicians, activists, journalists and academics were targeted and detained by the …

Venezuela economy fractured with shortages of essentials across the country

There are large queues to shop in cites and towns across Venezuela. But it is more in hope than expectancy. From toilet paper to beer there is a shortage in the country of everything. That includes food which is sold at subsidised prices. It is an economic meltdown. The people are ready to, …

Latin America

Queen unveils British government's reform agenda ahead of EU vote | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth unveiled plans by British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday to overhaul prisons and help the poor under a social reform agenda he hopes to press after a referendum on European Union membership.<p>In a ceremony laden with pomp and pageantry in the upper house …

Bernie Sanders Wins in Oregon, But He Needed Kentucky, Too

Bernie Sanders mini-winning streak ended Tuesday night in Kentucky, a state analysts expected he could win.<p>The loss could take some wind out of supporters’ sails at a critical time as they face increasing pressure to unify the Democratic Party behind likely nominee Hillary Clinton.<p>But it was a …

First missing Chibok girl found after 2 years as Boko Haram prisoner

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Amina Ali Nkeki was kidnapped by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram more than two years ago, she was a mere schoolgirl.<p>On Tuesday night, she apparently wandered out of a forest, asking for help, accompanied by a baby and a man who claimed to be her husband, according to …

Terror of Sri Lankan landslides: 'All I could do was scream'

ELANGAPITIYA VILLAGE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Heavy rains Thursday pounded the central Sri Lankan region where at least three villages have already been …