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Yemen conflict: Southern separatists seize control of Aden

Yemen conflict: Southern separatists seize control of Aden

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Aden has been the temporary base of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi’s government.

Yemeni separatists have taken effective control of the port city of Aden after days of fighting with troops loyal to the internationally backed government.

Also in the programme: Police in Hong Kong have used tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters holding an unauthorised march; and people in Guatemala are going to the polls today in the country’s presidential run-off election.

Picture: Members of UAE-backed southern Yemeni separatist forces shout slogans as they patrol a road during clashes with government forces in Aden. Credit: Reuters.

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