• Sunday, August 23, 2015

    Here’s a look at how the rival Koreas have, for decades, mastered pulling back from the brink

  • FILE- In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond delivers his speech at Peking University in Beijing. Hammond confirmed the release of a British hostage, Douglas Robert Semple, by UAE forces in a military intelligence operation on Sunday, Aug. 23. "The British national is safe and well, and is receiving support from British government officials," said Hammond. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

    UAE says army frees British hostage held in Yemen

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage who was kidnapped 18 months ago by al-Qaida in Yemen, which has expanded its reach amid fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents.

  • Yemen officials say al-Qaida seizes key areas of Aden

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants have seized control of key areas in and around the port city of Aden, high-ranking security officials said Saturday.