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Dubai’s DP World threatens legal action over Djibouti port row

DUBAI, July 12 (Reuters) – DP World threatened
legal action against Djibouti after the government of the Horn
of Africa nation ended a contract this year with the Dubai-owned
firm for running a port facility, the company’s spokesman said
on Thursday.

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Djibouti starts project to develop geothermal power

DJIBOUTI, July 12 (Reuters) – Djibouti is developing one of
its three major geothermal sites in the northern Lac Assal
region to produce power after securing $50 million in funding
from the World Bank and other financiers.

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UN Yemen envoy "extremely concerned" by military escalation

GENEVA, June 13 (Reuters) – The United Nations Special Envoy
to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, called on the warring sides on
Wednesday to avoid a battle for the port city of Hodeidah and
return to the negotiating table.

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UN’s Grandi calls for Yemen talks, fears refugee exodus

GENEVA, June 13 (Reuters) – Escalating violence in Yemen
could lead to a refugee exodus and will not end a war that has
taken a huge toll on civilians, U.N. refugee chief Filippo
Grandi said on Wednesday, as a Saudi-led coalition launched the
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UPDATE 3-Red Cross pulls 71 foreign staff out of Yemen amid insecurity, threats

* U.N. spokesman says no plans to evacuate aid workers
(Adds coalition comment)

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Red Cross pulls 71 foreign staff out of Yemen due to insecurity

GENEVA, June 7 (Reuters) – The International Committee of
the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it had pulled 71
international staff out of Yemen because of security incidents
and threats, moving them to Djibouti.

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UPDATE 2-U.N. aid boat attacked off Yemen – port authority

GENEVA, June 4 (Reuters) – Unidentified forces attacked a
U.N. aid vessel off the main Yemeni port of Hodeidah at the
weekend and started a fire in the engine room, port authorities
said on Monday.

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UPDATE 3-Tropical storm hits Yemen’s Socotra, state of emergency declared

ADEN, May 24 (Reuters) – Yemen declared a state of emergency
on the island of Socotra on Thursday as a tropical storm
intensified after flooding several villages and capsizing boats
to leave at least 19 people missing, government officials said.

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Tropical storm hits Yemen’s Socotra, state of emergency declared

DUBAI, May 24 (Reuters) – Yemen declared a state of
emergency on Socotra on Thursday after a tropical storm flooded
several villages and capsized boats on the island and left at
least 17 people missing, government officials said.

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UPDATE 2-China denies U.S. accusation of lasers pointed at planes in Djibouti

* U.S. says Chinese nationals pointed lasers at U.S.
military
aircraft

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