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Red Cross enters besieged Yemeni city of Taiz
| YEMEN CONFLICT | 13 de febrero de 2016
Sanaa, Feb 13 (EFE) .- The International Committee of the Red Cross, or ICRC, said that one of its rescue teams accompanied by a medical convoy managed on Saturday to enter the Yemeni city of Taiz for the first time since August. The war-torn city is besieged by rebel Houthi militias and suffers shortage of food, drinking water and medical supplies.
Australian prime minister to announce younger cabinet with more women
| AUSTRALIA GOVERNMENT | 13 de febrero de 2016
Sydney, Australia, Feb 13 (EFE).- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Saturday that younger ministers and more women will characterize the cabinet reshuffle scheduled for Thursday.
Kim Jong-un promotes military officials ahead of father's birth anniversary
| NORTH KOREA MILITARY | 13 de febrero de 2016
Seoul, Feb 13 (EFE).- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has promoted 35 military officials ahead of one of the most important days of the year in the hermetic Asian country, the birth anniversary of his deceased father and predecessor, Kim Jong-il.
North Korea dissolves committee investigating abduction of Japanese nationals
| JAPAN NORTH KOREA | 13 de febrero de 2016
Tokyo, Feb 13 (EFE).- North Korea has dissolved a committee charged with investigating the kidnapping of Japanese nationals by Pyongyang in response to Tokyo's decision to impose sanctions over the Communist regime's recent launch of a long-range missile.