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Yemeni rebels reject president's proposal to quell protests

Yemen's Shi'ite Muslim Houthis group spurned the president's move to bring in a national unity government on Tuesday and partially restore...

Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 88 men who are suspected of being part of an al‑Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the...

Syrian forces escalate assault on rebel-held Damascus district

Syrian forces escalate assault on rebel‑held Damascus district

Egypt military academy stampede kills nine

Nine people were killed on Tuesday in a stampede outside a military academy in Egypt by relatives seeking to visit cadets, the army said in a statement.



US stock futures little changed before output data

U. S. stock‑index futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index had its best month since February, as investors...

Russia says US, Europe inciting a 'party of war' in Ukraine

Russia said the U. S. and Europe are stoking the conflict in Ukraine, which accuses its neighbor of invading to bolster a five‑month insurgency.

Norwegian Cruise to buy Prestige Cruises for $3b

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International Inc. for about $3.03 billion including debt.

Dollar gains with Europe stocks as bonds, gold slip

The dollar strengthened, reaching a seven‑month high against the yen, and government bonds declined before data that analysts forecast will show...