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New Yemen cabinet meets; Nobel winner says Saleh wants war
New Yemen cabinet meets; Nobel winner says Saleh wants war

SANAA/OSLO (Reuters) - Fighting overshadowed the first meeting on Saturday of Yemen's new unity government, which is trying to avert civil war after a deal brokered by the country's Gulf neighbors for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down. A Yemeni activist, accepting theNobel Peace Prize in Oslo, said the conscience of the world should be haunted by its failure to help Yemen's democratic uprising, and warned that Saleh would choose war rather than fulfill his pledge to quit. Clashes in the southern province of Abyan killed 11 militants and two soldiers, and in the capitalSanaa a soldier was killed in overnight fighting between supporters and opponents of Saleh,...

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