A Yemeni fighter backed by the Saudi-led coalition fires his weapon during clashes with Houthi rebels on the Kassara frontline near Marib, Yemen on June 20th. Photograph: Nariman El-Mofty/AP

Saudi Arabia and rebel Houthis are closing on terms for a ceasefire in Yemen ahead of negotiations on a peace deal to end the six-year war. The Houth(...)

 Crowds gather at the scene of an explosion at Terminus Market in Jos, Nigeria yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Rescue workers are digging through rubble in the search for more victims of twin car bomb blasts that collapsed buildings in a bustling marketplace an(...)