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Yemeni separatists capture Aden

Separatist fighters in Yemen have reportedly captured the defacto capital, Aden and surrounded the presidential palace. 

According to the news wire, Reuters, the prime minister and senior government figures are trapped inside the palace. 

Aden has been the government's base since 2014 when Houthi rebels from the North took control of Yemen's capital, Sana'a. 

Intensified fighting over recent months has plunged the country's population into what the UN has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis. 

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