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April 2, 2015 5:45 PM Yemen's Houthis seize central Aden district, presidential site

ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi fighters and their allies seized a central Aden district on Thursday, striking a heavy blow against the Saudi-led coalition which has waged a week of air strikes to try to stem advances by the Iran-allied Shi'ite group. Hours after the Houthis took over Aden's central Crater neighbourhood, unidentified armed men arrived 5

April 2, 2015 4:53 PM Ahmad Zahid confident opposition MPs will back POTA

KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahman Zahid Hamidi is confident that the Prevention of Terrorism Bill 2015 (POTA) which was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, will receive the support of members of Parliament, including from the opposition. He said the bill does not provide executive powers to the Home Minister to detain people but full powers 4

April 2, 2015 4:39 PM Al-Qaeda In Yemen Hadramout Frees Prisoners In Mass Jailbreak

Suspected Al-Qaeda fighters stormed a central prison, freeing at up to 300 prisoners, local police and officials said. Khaled Batarfi, a prominent Al-Qaeda figure was among the prisoners freed. The prison break occurred several days after Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in Yemen. Witnesses said AQAP fighters armed with machine guns stormed the prison 2

April 2, 2015 4:10 PM PressTV-Al-Qaeda storms Yemen jail, frees 300

Al-Qaeda militants have raided a prison in Yemen and freed hundreds of inmates, including a senior terrorist leader, as Takfiri elements are using the Saudi-led aggression to fuel the unrest across the Arab country. Security officials said Thursday that around 300 inmates managed to break a prison in the coastal Yemeni city of al-Mukallah in Hadramawt 4

April 2, 2015 3:15 PM Pay rises for low-wage US workers gain speed, support recovery

WASHINGTON: America's lowest paid workers are getting bigger raises that are outpacing the gains of many of their better-off peers, a trend that suggests the benefits of U.S. economic growth are finally trickling down, boding well for the resilience of the upturn. Employment data due on Friday is expected to confirm that rising path, underscored on Wednesday 8

April 2, 2015 2:52 PM 535 students still unaccounted for in Kenyan university attack

GARISSA, Kenya: At least 14 people were killed on Thursday when Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed a Kenyan university campus, taking Christians hostage and engaging security forces in an extended shootout. With scores of students wounded and hundreds unaccounted for, police and soldiers surrounded Garissa University College. They sealed off the compound 6

April 2, 2015 1:56 PM Zahid confident opposition will back POTA

Home Minister is confident the opposition will back POTA and that rejection would most likely come from activists or human rights’ lawyers. KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is confident that the Prevention of Terrorism Bill 2015 (POTA) which was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat Monday, will receive the support of Members of Parliament, including 3

April 2, 2015 12:29 PM Al-Qaeda Commander Freed In Yemen Prison Break

Another 300 prisoners were also released when masked gunmen stormed the facility. The incident underscores the degree to which the country’s security forces have collapsed amid months of political chaos and the recent barrage of a Saudi-led bombing campaign. ISTANBUL – Around 1 a.m. on Thursday, masked gunmen armed with RPGs, hand grenades, and assault 2

April 2, 2015 10:46 AM Al Qaeda frees 300 inmates amid fighting in Yemen

Al Qaeda militants in Yemen have stormed a jail and freed hundreds of prisoners including a prominent terrorist leader. In another side of the complex conflict, Saudi-led troops beat back Houthi rebels in Aden. Al Qaeda militants attacked a prison in the southeastern Yemeni city of Mukalla on Thursday, taking advantage of the deepening chaos in the country 4

April 2, 2015 10:13 AM Kenya's Garissa University College stormed by gunmen, at least 14 dead, hostages taken

At least 14 people were reported killed on Thursday when Islamist militants stormed a university campus near Kenya's border with Somalia, taking Christian students hostage and battling security forces over several hours. Police and soldiers surrounded and sealed off Garissa University College and were attempting to flush out the gunmen, the head of Kenya's 9