Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:12 - Updated Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:12
U.N.'s Grandi calls for Yemen talks, fears refugee exodus
GENEVA - Escalating violence in Yemen could lead to a refugee exodus and will not end a war that has taken a huge toll on civilians, U.N. refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, as a Saudi-led coalition launched the largest assault of the war.
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“It’s actually surprising that an exodus has not happened yet,” he told Reuters. “The message is go back to the negotiating table as soon as possible.” REUTERS.
- 13/06/2018 12:08:25
ADEN - A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched the largest assault of Yemen’s war on Wednesday with an attack on the main port city, aiming to drive the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis.
- 13/06/2018 11:58:48
SEOUL- North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula.
- 13/06/2018 11:55:15
MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un showed Russian President Vladimir Putin had been right to advocate direct dialogue as the only way of reducing tensions with North Korea.