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Trainer Sean Colfer struck brown belt lightweight gold in the grappling and ground fighting tournament at Meadow Bank Stadium in Edinburgh.
Ban expressed grave concern about the continued ground fighting and aerial bombardment in Yemen and its impact on innocent civilians, saying more than 1,200 people have been killed and 300,000 have fled their homes in the past six weeks.
But hours later, air strikes and ground fighting resumed and the International Red Cross described the humanitarian situation as "catastrophic.
In the first three months of 2015, civilian casualties from ground fighting were up eight percent on the same period last year, a recent U.
quarter, it said, while ground fighting between government and
All air, land and sea routes must be opened without delay for at least 24 hours to enable aid to reach people cut off after more than a week of intense air strikes and fierce ground fighting nationwide," the ICRC said in a statement on Sunday.
Olivia Hill and Mike Turner - light blue belts competing in the ground fighting division - both secured gold-medal matches to cap a typically strong opening day for Northumbria.
In Vietnam, Dick Black flew 269 helicopter missions and was wounded in ground fighting with the 1st Marine Regiment.
He joined the military in 2008 and became a marksman in the RAF Regiment, the air force's ground fighting arm.
Gary Boucher, a spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, said they were "unfounded" as only Iraqi security forces are on the ground fighting ISIS.
The bulletin of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan (OCHA) reported that eight people were killed by aerial bombing and ground fighting between government forces and the SPLM-N in the period between November 17-23 in the provinces of South Kordofan and Blue Nile.