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As cholera raged in Yemen, warring factions blocked vaccines

ADEN, Yemen — In the summer of 2017, a plane chartered by the United Nations idled on the tarmac at an airport in the Horn of Africa as officials waited for final clearance to deliver half a million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen. Amid the country’s ruinous war, the disease was spiraling out of control, with thousands of new cases reported each day.

Blast at academy wounds 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Officials in Russia say an explosion inside an elite military academy in the country's second-largest city has wounded four people.

An unidentified explosive device went off early this afternoon inside the prestigious Mozhaisky Academy in St. Petersburg, which trains officers for the army's missile defence unit, according to acting governor Alexander Beglov.