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EU wants world aviation blacklist

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 12:26

The EU's transport chief calls for a global blacklist of airlines deemed unsafe, as the crash of a Yemeni airliner is investigated.
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French passengers in plane crash

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 11:27
related countries: Comoros Comoros, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A Yemeni airliner with many French and Comoran passengers on board crashes in the Indian Ocean.
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Yemeni in Guantanamo suicide

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 2:08
related countries: United States United States

A Yemeni inmate dies in an apparent suicide at the US Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the US military says.
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Yemen fishing boat 'sunk by warship'

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 11:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Yemen says an international vessel on patrol against Somali pirates in the Red Sea opened fire on local fishermen, killing two.
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Civil war fears as Yemen marks unity

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 18:15

Military parades, political protests and bloody clashes mark the beginning of Yemen's Unity Day celebrations.
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In pictures

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 16:44

Somalis survive hazardous crossing to reach Yemen
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Yemen 'curbing freedom' of press

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 19:15

Media freedom campaigners criticise Yemen for alleged attempts to suppress reporting about protests in the south.
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Yemen tanker seized from pirates

Monday, April 27th 2009, 9:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Yemeni special forces free an oil tanker captured by Somali pirates, one of four attacked on Sunday, Yemeni officials say.
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Yemen tribesmen free Dutch couple

Monday, April 13th 2009, 16:57
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch couple kidnapped by armed tribesmen almost two weeks ago have been released, a Yemeni official says.
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Dutch couple kidnapped in Yemen

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 8:53

A Dutch couple living in Yemen are taken hostage by tribesmen seeking compensation from the government, officials say.
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Yemeni inmate to leave Guantanamo

Monday, March 30th 2009, 23:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: America, Guantanamo

The US agrees to transfer a Yemeni detainee from America's controversial Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
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Yemen forces clash with militants

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 16:54

Yemeni security forces have clashed with militants linked to Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda network.
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South Koreans urged to flee Yemen

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 9:54

South Korea urges citizens to leave Yemen following two suicide attacks in the last week which killed four people.
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Fresh attack on Koreans in Yemen

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 9:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A suicide bomber targets a South Korean delegation visiting Yemen after a deadly attack on tourists on Sunday.
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Tourists die in Yemen explosion

Sunday, March 15th 2009, 21:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Four South Korean tourists visiting Yemen die in an explosion while posing for photographs at an historic fortress.
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Somali migrants 'drown off Yemen'

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 15:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Forty-five Somalian migrants drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Yemen this week, officials say.
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Yemen to free al-Qaeda suspects

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 19:54

Yemen has decided to release more than 170 men suspected of ties to the militant network al-Qaeda, officials say.
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Yemen tribesmen 'kidnap German'

Monday, January 19th 2009, 10:24
related countries: Germany Germany

A gas firm in Yemen says armed tribesmen have kidnapped a German engineer and two Yemeni colleagues.
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Russia 'plans Mid-East sea bases'

Friday, January 16th 2009, 14:02
related countries: Libya Libya, Russia Russia

Russia has decided to establish naval bases in Libya, Syria and Yemen, an official is reported as saying.
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Yemen tribe frees German hostages

Friday, December 19th 2008, 12:22
related countries: Germany Germany

Three German citizens kidnapped by Yemeni tribesmen have been freed, reports say.
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UN approves piracy land pursuit

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 9:57
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UN Security Council passes a resolution allowing countries to pursue Somali pirates on land as well as at sea.
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Yemeni tribesmen 'seize Germans'

Monday, December 15th 2008, 12:16

Tribesmen in Yemen kidnap three Germans to press for an end to a land dispute with another tribe, officials say.
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Pirates release Yemeni cargo ship

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 10:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates have freed a Yemeni cargo ship captured 10 days ago without a ransom, says a minister.
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Bin Laden driver arrives in Yemen

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 16:22

Osama Bin Laden's former driver arrives in his native Yemen to serve the rest of his jail term after being moved from Guantanamo Bay.
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Pirates capture Yemeni cargo ship

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 9:54
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates hijack a Yemeni cargo ship, reported to be the 39th successful hijacking by pirates this year.
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Yemen move for Bin Laden driver

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 1:52

Osama Bin Laden's ex-driver is leaving Guantanamo Bay to serve the remainder of his sentence in Yemen, the Pentagon says.
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Yemen 'faces crisis as oil ends'

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 11:36

Yemen faces economic and political turmoil as its oil runs out, with security implications for the whole region, a report says.
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UK navy kills suspected pirates

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 21:59
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two suspected Somali pirates are shot dead by the UK navy after attacked a vessel off Yemen.
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Divorced at nine

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 9:38

Child brides in Yemen fight back in the courts
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Dozens killed by floods in Yemen

Saturday, October 25th 2008, 9:41

At least 48 people have been killed or are missing in Yemen, following torrential rains earlier this week.
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Somalis 'feared dead' off Yemen

Friday, October 10th 2008, 16:17

About 100 Somalis are feared drowned in the Gulf of Aden after being forced overboard by smugglers, the UN says.
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Migrants 'feared dead' off Yemen

Friday, October 10th 2008, 11:07

About 100 migrants are feared drowned in the Gulf of Aden after being forced overboard by smugglers, the UN says.
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Yemen seizes 'Israel-linked' cell

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 13:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Yemen's president says the security services have arrested a group of alleged Islamist militants linked to Israel.
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