The civil war in Yemen is a long-running conflict over access to political power and resources, not religion, or any attempt by Iran to spread its influence.
Yemen managed to introduce a hopeful chapter to a gloomy modern history. They must remain wary of the challenges awaiting them.
International news clips regarding Italy, Yemen, Japan, Pakistan, Bolivia and Cuba.
Women's equality under study at UN, Yemen conflict eases but instability continues, Cuba state visit zeroes in on U.S. blockade.
This week in World Notes: Brazil passes landmark climate legislation; Cuba rejects U.S. terror designation; Guadaloupe prepares for general strike; Spain's unemployment is highest in Europe; Sudan exports food, while country starves; Thailand's army deport Laotian Hmong; Yemen faces mass poverty, hunger
Who gets a visa to enter the United States? Nigerian citizen Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab did, even though his father had notified the U.S. embassy there of his son's worrisome terrorist associations.
Cuba: Retamar honors Marti Poet Roberto Fernández Retamar inaugurated the 7th International conference on Marti Studies. The writer and Casa de las Americas president praised Jose Marti's contribution to Latin American unity and his inspiration of a "second Cuban revolution," led by Fidel Castro in 1953.