A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

ADEN, Yemen — Up to 100 people were killed in Monday’s Saudi-led coalition forces’ intensified air bombings on missiles warehouse and arms depots in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, medics said on Tuesday, hours before a planned five-day cease-fire for humanitarian purposes, which a government source said will happen with weak chance.

A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

“The latest reports show that up to 100 people were killed while nearly 300 others injured due to Monday’s massive blasts caused by the Saudi-led airstrikes on arms depots,” directors of four major hospitals in Sanaa confirmed to Xinhua. (Yemen-Saudi Arabia-Bomb)
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TRIPOLI — Five Libyan army soldiers were killed and two others injured on Monday in clashes against the Islamist armed coalition Libya Dawn near the capital of Tripoli, said military sources.
The clashes took place in Assayad area, some 20 km west of Tripoli, where the Libyan army attempted to slowly progress toward the capital, an army officer said on condition of anonymity. (Libya-Clash)
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NAIROBI — The Kenyan government on Tuesday lifted temporary suspension of travellers from Liberia with immediate effect after the UN health agency declared the West African nation free from Ebola virus.
“However, the country will continue to screen all travelers coming to Kenya from Liberia and other countries until the outbreak is controlled in the world,” said Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia. (Kenya-Liberia-Ebola)
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VIENNA — Iran and six world major states resume a fresh round of talks on Tuesday here, trying to reach a historical deal by the June 30 deadline.
Tehran and the P5+1 countries, Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States plus Germany, are heading to a detailed accord based on the framework deal reached in Switzerland on April 2 to put an end to the decade-old issue. (Iran-Nuclear talks)
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HAVANA — Cuban President Raul Castro said Tuesday that negotiations with the United States to restore formal relationship “are going well” and “at our own pace,” noting that they do not want to take any measure that would hurt the interest of the Cuban people.
Speaking to reporters at Havana’s international airport after seeing off visiting French President Francois Hollande, who concluded a one-day visit to Cuba before heading to Haiti, Castro mentioned the progress of the talks between Havana and Washington that began in January after more than five decades of animosity. (Cuba-U.S.-Ties)
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SOCHI, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday discussed closer Russia-U.S. cooperation on the Ukraine crisis, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters.
“The issue of Ukraine crisis is among the many topics of the meeting, while closer Russia-U.S. cooperation on the issue is under consideration,” RIA Novosti news agency quoted Ushakov as saying. (Russia-U.S.-Ukraine)
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NEW DELHI — At least 12 people were killed in India when two major quakes hit neighboring Nepal Tuesday, said officials.
At least 10 people were dead in Bihar in eastern India and two in Uttar Pradesh in northern India, both bordering Nepal. (India-Nepal Quake) Enditem

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