Houthi men in the Presidential palace
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Yemen: UN warnings as Houthi rebels take over government

Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have taken over the government, dissolved parliament and replaced the president.

The announcement came after UN-brokered talks, aimed at alleviating the political crisis, broke down.

The takeover has been denounced by some as a coup.

Bill Hayton reports.

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