Yemenis gather beside a burning vehicle allegedly belonged to Houthi fighters following clashes with tribal militiamen loyal to Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi in the southern port city of Aden. According to reports President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi was forced to flee the southern Yemeni port city of Aden for Saudi Arabia after Houthi militia members pushed their advance to the city where Hadi had been attempting to set up his new government. However, in response to the advances, Saudi Arabia, supported by a number of Muslim regimes, have carried out airstrikes on Houthi positions in Sana’a, wounding and killing many, in a move they say is to support the legtimate Hadi regime and is representative of the will of the Yemeni people. EPA

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Yemeni supporters of the Shia Houthi militia hold a portrait the movement’s leader, Abdul-Malik al-Huthi, yesterday.

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Pakistani Christians gather in front of a church following suicide bombing attacks on churches in Lahore on Sunday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

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Dr Saqib Ahmed, who qualified in Pakistan, is not being legally represented at  a Medical Council inquiry and is participating by telephone from Grand Rapids, Michigan in the US. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

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An artist’s impression of the Al-Wakrah stadium complex. Photograph: Getty Images 1:42

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 Australian former convicted terrorist and former detainee at Guantanamo Bay David Hicks speaks at a press conference in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Nikki Short/EPA

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An MQ-1 Predator drone: the lifting of sales restriction is likely to lead to a flood of request for purchases. Photograph: Lt Col Leslie Pratt

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