SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car Thursday at Yemen's Defense Ministry, killing 18 soldiers and wounding at least 40 in an attack underlining the persistent threat to the stability and security of the impoverished Arab nation, military and hospital officials said.
BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 23 people have been killed and 64 others have been wounded in armed clashes in Central African Republic's capital Bangui between former rebels controlling the city and militias, a Reuters witness said. The witness saw the victims of the fighting, who included women and children, at Bangui's Hopital Communautaire hospital. No information on victims taken to the city's other hospitals was immediately available. (Reporting by Paul-Marin Ngoupana; Writing by Joe Bavier; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)