Yemen: Saudi Arabia says it will make sure Houthis fail

Saudi Arabias ambassador to the United States defended military action in Yemen, saying the country had no choice but to defend its neighbour against what it sees as aggression from allies of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Apr 16, 2015

Mexico: 500,000 left without drinking water after oil spill

As the number of Mexicans without potable water climbed to roughly half a million on 15 April after an oil spill, authorities in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco were moving to get water purification and treatment plants reopened. Apr 16, 2015