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40 SINGAPOREANS STILL STUCK IN YEMEN, SOME RELUCTANT TO LEAVE

Despite repeated attempts by the ministry to get them to leave the country for their safety, more than 40 Singaporeans still remain in conflict-ridden Yemen, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). The 40 Singaporeans include students, housewives and businessmen have chosen to stay.

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VIOLENCE AND EXPLOSIONS IN THAILAND AS PROTESTORS CLASH BEFORE ELECTIONS TOMORROW

Violence erupted in Bangkok on Saturday, the eve of tense Thai elections, with explosions and heavy gunfire breaking out in clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters, according to an AFP journalist. Bystanders, security personnel and journalists raced to take cover in a north Bangkok shopping mall after a man pulled an assault rifle from a bag and began spraying bullets during a stand-off between government supporters and scores of opposition demonstrators, an AFP reporter at the scene said.

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