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Diplomat: US had to act hastily in Yemen
US was "completely unaware" of advanced stage of talks for release of S African hostage killed in raid, ambassador says.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 21:05 GMT
The hostage rescue dilemma
Sometimes it's less risky to act than not to.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 14:11 GMT
Hostages killed in failed rescue bid in Yemen
Raid ordered by President Obama to free American photojournalist held by al-Qaeda also kills South African teacher.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 02:35 GMT
A brief history of failed US rescue bids
Time and again special forces have tried to bring back hostages safely but often the missions have been unsuccessful.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 20:37 GMT
US hostage killed in Yemen raid
Photojournalist Luke Somers dies after reportedly being shot at by al-Qaeda captors during raid to free him.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 11:24 GMT
Confusion marks fate of US hostage in Yemen
Yemeni officials unsure about whether Luke Somers is dead or alive after joint raid to free him.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 09:42 GMT
Yemen hostage's family makes video appeal
Father and sister of US photojournalist Luke Somers being held captive by al-Qaeda appeal for his safe return.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 07:03 GMT
Protests in Yemen after talks rejected
Thousands gather outside vice-president's residence after official says no dialogue can take place until Saleh returns.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2011 09:19 GMT
Protesters wounded in Yemen clashes
Demonstrators continue call for ouster of president as Qatar withdraws from Gulf-sponsored talks, citing delays.
Last updated: 12 May 2011 20:53 GMT
Yemeni president 'resists' calls to step down
Ali Abdullah Saleh ignores GCC efforts to broker his exit and says he will relinquish power only through elections.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 00:04 GMT
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