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Large protests in southern Yemen for secession

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tens of thousands of Yemenis rallied across the south to mark the 19th anniversary of the start of the country's brief, but bloody civil war. In a statement on Saturday, the protesters demanded independence from the north. Their calls for southern Yemen to once again be an autonomous state have compounded Yemen's many problems as the impoverished Arab nation struggles with...

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