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Yemen's warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N
6:07pm, 17th February, 2019

Yemen's warring parties agree on initial redeployment: U.N

Yemeni government and Houthi representatives have reached an agreement on the first phase of their redeployment of forces under a U.N.-sponsored deal for the warring armies to leave the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Germany's SPD climbs in polls after welfare rethink
8:51am, 17th February, 2019

Germany's SPD climbs in polls after welfare rethink

Support for Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) has hit its highest level in almost six months, a poll showed on Sunday, a week after the center-left party outlined new welfare plans aimed at winning back working class voters.
Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions
1:37am, 17th February, 2019

Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is due to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday at the start of his tour of South Asia and China, but the visit risks being overshadowed by escalating tensions between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakista...
Bangladesh slum fire kills at least eight
12:35am, 17th February, 2019

Bangladesh slum fire kills at least eight

A fire gutted more than 200 slum houses in the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong on Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 50, police and fire fighters said.
Spanish Socialists lead in poll, but well short of a majority
3:18pm, 16th February, 2019

Spanish Socialists lead in poll, but well short of a majority

Spain's Socialists are set to gain seats but fall well short of a majority in the snap election they called for April 28, a poll showed on Saturday, while a party on the far-right will enter parliament for the first time in nearly four decades.