Death toll from Tuesday’s Saudi strikes on Yemen market rises to 119

The number of people killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition on a market in northern Yemen risen to 119. (AFP)

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  • UN officials in Yemen say the death toll from Tuesday’s Saudi airstrikes on a market in Hajjah province has risen to 119, with over 20 children among the dead.
  • President Putin says Russia will return its military forces to Syria within hours if necessary, but escalation is not Moscow’s choice.
  • European leaders gather to discuss a draft deal between the EU and Turkey on the refugee crisis. They say lots of issues need to be resolved to reach a final agreement.
  • French police clash with students in Paris who were demonstrating as part of nationwide rallies against the government’s proposed labor reforms.
  • Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, embroiled in corruption charges, is sworn in as the country’s chief of staff despite violent protests against the decision.

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