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Ukraine, separatists, planned, troop, withdrawal, eastern region

Ukraine, separatists begin planned troop withdrawal in eastern region

11 November, 2019 4:47 pm 4:47 pm

PETRIVSKE, UKRAINE (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels began a planned withdrawal of troops and weaponry from a village in the eastern Donbass region on Saturday, a Reuters witness at the scene said. The troop pullback in the village of Petrivske is one of a series of confidence-building measures that could pave the … Read More


Belgium formally arrests Catalan separatists at Spain’s request

11 November, 2019 4:33 pm 4:33 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two Catalan leaders sought by Spain for their involvement in a failed independence bid have been formally arrested in Belgium but then released pending an extradition hearing, Belgian federal prosecutors said in a statement on Friday. Spain has reactivated European warrants for Lluis Puig and Toni Comin since nine other separatist leaders … Read More


Yemen, government, separatists, deal, power, struggle, south

Yemen government and separatists sign deal to end power struggle in south

11 November, 2019 11:52 pm 11:52 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and southern separatists signed an agreement on Tuesday to end a power struggle in the south of Yemen that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince hailed as a step toward a wider political solution to end the multifaceted conflict. The stand-off had opened a new front in the more than four-year-old … Read More


Yemen-UAE

Yemen’s Hadi urges Saudi intervention to stop UAE support for separat...

08 August, 2019 3:39 am 3:39 am

SANAA – The president of Yemen’s internationally recognised government has urged Saudi Arabia to intervene to stop the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’ backing for southern separatists fighting for control of the key southern city of Aden and its surrounding areas. The statement by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Thursday came after Yemeni officials accused the UAE of … Read More