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Today in History for October 12th

October 12, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Columbus lands in Americas; USS Cole bombed in Yemen; Soviet leader Khrushchev bangs shoe at UN; Blast rips Bali nightclub; Opera's Luciano Pavarotti born; Singer John Denver dies in plane crash. (Oct. 12)

Hodeida Battle risks tipping Yemen into famine

October 4, 2018

With American backing, the United Arab Emirates has resumed an all-out offensive aimed at capturing Yemen's most vital port, Hodeida. Thousands of civilians are caught in the fighting and at risk of famine. (Oct. 4)

Starving Yemenis forced to eat leaves for survival

September 14, 2018

Yemenis in an isolated pocket in the north have been reduced to eating boiled leaves from a local vine to stave off starvation, with no aid reaching many families who need it most. (Sept. 14)

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