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Video: Thousands of Cubans call for gay rights at marriage march

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 03:09
Thousands marched in Havana pn Saturday to support gay rights and to join a symbolic marriage ceremony organised by President Raul Castro’s daughter Mariela.

Thousands stranded as strong typhoon nears Philippines

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 01:09
Thousands of passengers were stranded in seaports and some domestic flights were cancelled as Typhoon Noul strengthened further before its expected landfall in the northeastern tip of the Philippines on Sunday.

Houthi allies accept five-day truce in Yemen proposed by Saudi Arabia

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 00:07
A spokesperson for the Yemeni army allied with Houthi fighters said on Sunday that Yemen accepted a five-day humanitarian truce proposed by adversary Saudi Arabia but warned they would respond to any violations.

Former Turkish president Evren, symbol of military era, dies at 97

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 23:20
Turkey’s former army chief and president, Kenan Evren, who led a 1980 coup and came to symbolise the military’s decades-long dominance over politics, has died at 97, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.

Video: The Ukrainian Red Army vet taking on Putin

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:40
As Russia marked the70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War with a grandiose military parade Saturday, Ukraine is bearing the brunt of renewed aggression from Moscow. It’s also struggling to come to terms with its own internal divisions.