Days of Saudi-backed airstrikes against Yemen's Shiite Houthi group has seen accumulated chaos and bloodshed as more countries have moved to evacuate their nationals from the crisis-engulfed Middle East nation.
Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.
All Chinese citizens needing to leave Yemen were evacuated in two groups on Monday after Beijing mobilized its diplomatic missions and a naval fleet in the region for a combined operation.
The ongoing Yemen crisis has triggered concerns of the international community as more countries evacuated their nationals from the conflict-torn nation and Arab states agreed on the formation of a joint military force to counter growing security threats.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty on Monday on charges of corruption in the Jerusalem District Court.
China has sent a naval fleet to help evacuate Chinese nationals from conflict-ridden Yemen as the situation continues to get worse.
Warplanes of Saudi-led Arab coalition forces raided Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Saturday, as the airstrikes against the Shiite Houthi group enters the fourth day.
Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, seized control of large parts of the northwestern city of Idlib from government forces Saturday, sweeping into neighborhoods close to the city center, opposition activists and the group said.
Afghan border policemen display 86 kilograms of hashish captured during an operation in Nangarhar province,easternAfghanistan, March 26, 2015.
Iran on Thursday condemned Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen, urging an immediate end to the military strikes against the country.
Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies launched air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters who have tightened their grip on the southern city of Aden where the country's president had taken refuge.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Tuesday that all parties involved in the Iran nuclear issue should grasp the current opportunities to strike a comprehensive deal.