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Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

The ultimate aim is the recapture of Tal Afar, a town west of the city, and the cutting of Jihadist supply lines between Mosul and Syria, but the Hashed still...


In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east

Church bells rang out in the town on the southeastern approaches to Mosul where Iraqi troops, backed by US -led air and ground forces, have been driving bac...


Prince Harry's Rumored Girlfriend 'Suits' Star Meghan Markle: 5 Fast Facts

MORE: Prince Philip Looks Just Like Prince Harry in 1957 Photo and Everyone Is Losing It! The insider said that while they are taking things as they come and...


Iraqi Shi'ite militias say offensive toward Tal Afar started

The offensive operations came despite an assertion from the US-led coalition on Friday that Iraqi forces were temporarily halting their advance on Mosul for a p...


Wade Phillips carted off after sideline collision with player

The Chargers got the ball to start the second half, but had it for just three plays after Lorenzo Doss broke up a pass intended for Travis Benjamin and the ...


Iraq's Shiite militias say thousands join push in Mosul area

Iraq's Shiite militias on Saturday said they had joined the operation to recapture the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, a move that could whip up sectarian and...


Asylum Seekers To Be Banned From Australia 'For Life'

AUSTRALIA has announced plans to permanently ban any asylum seeker who tries to reach its shores by boat from ever visiting the country through a proposed law. ...


Syria sends warning to Turkey

Turkey fears the use of Shi'ite militias in the US -backed offensive on Mosul, Islamic State's last major stronghold in Iraq, will trigger sectarian strife in t...


Trump takes issue with Clinton's criticism of Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the United States for failing to fulfil its commitment to the Syrian settlement, saying that Moscow is ready to wo...


Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

Neither Podesta nor the Clinton campaign has confirmed the authenticity of the stolen emails. In the WikiLeaks email, Band also draws a clear line between t...


Just a reminder: Clocks go back this weekend

You might get extra sleep, but this is officially the end of summertime with the mornings getting lighter, but evenings will get darker. Whilst you're changin...


BRICS leaders vow to speed global recovery, fight terrorism

PM Modi said that India has transformed into one of the most open economies of the world. Answering a question on Modi's remarks and his criticism that Islama...


Dollar, bond yields stand tall on enhanced Fed rate hike prospects

But the probability of a rise in December, after the United States presidential election, is 72 per cent. The MSCI all-country world stock index was down 0.33...


'Traffic problems' email leads bridge trial closing argument

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A former staffer and former appointee of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were so eager to aid his rising political career in 201...


OYS | Tips for a safe and fun Halloween

Flowy costumes like this tend to get tangled up and could cause your child to trip. So parents should make sure to keep it safe. Be sure children do no appr...


SC tells Centre to clear Collegium proposals on appointing judges

This is the first appointment by the Government of Canada under its new Supreme Court selection process, which was established to promote greater openness, tran...


Medical history of 550000 blood donors made public

It added that the service has since been in contact with the Australian Cyber Security Centre and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. Secur...


Tata empire strikes back at criticism from sacked chairman Mistry

He further claimed that a first information report (FIR) was filed by the Tata Sons board only at the insistence of the independent directors, one of whom immed...


BSF jawan killed, 6 injured in Pak firing in RS Pura sector

Earlier, a BSF jawan was killed and seven civilians were injured in mortar shelling in Abdullian region of RS Pura Sector. Senior police official, Mohd Youn...


Duterte's remarks in Japan accord with his words in Beijing: Chinese FM

However, Duterte clarified himself in a speech to Japanese executives yesterday, repeating his threats to cut off military and economic ties with the United Sta...


Getting North Korea to denuclearize 'probably a lost cause'

North Korea, for its part, insists it will never give up its nuclear weapons, declaring itself a "nuclear state" in its 2012 constitution. It also claims to h...


Migrants returning to Calais 'Jungle' as most fires are tamed

Officials hailed the operation as a success, saying the informal part of the camp was now empty. To discourage migrants from congregating in Calais and tryi...


Iraq forces shell IS near Mosul; group urges airstrike probe

Islamic State's media outlet, the Amaq News Agency, claimed that group seized half of Rutbah. Bashiqa is close to a military base of the same name where some ...


Talks Continue on Day EU-Canada Trade Deal Was to be Signed

The 28-nation European Union can only sign the agreement if it has unanimity among its 28 member states and Belgium can only approve it if all its regions back ...


World record attempt Chinese sailor missing

All attempts to contact the 51-year-old sailor has failed, the authorities added. Chuan left San Francisco on October 18 to challenge the solo nonstop trans-P...


Brics sign the Goa declaration

Reaffirming that the ICT expansion is a key enabler for sustainable development for worldwide peace and security and for human rights, the leaders said, "We agr...


Congress knew about Pentagon's plan take veterans' bonuses back

Schiff, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was saddened to hear the news, which was first reported by the Los Angeles Times , an...


Creating vibrant arbitration ecosystem our priority: Modi

While former Chief Justice of India, RC Lahoti said that the provision, as it stands now, will not work in India, former Law Commission member Mool Chand Sharma...


Iranian-American held in Iran gets 18-year sentence

Mr Shahini, who emigrated to the United States in 2000, denied collaborating with a hostile government, but admitted supporting the mass protests that broke out...


Killed on ride at Australian theme park

The ride, meant to simulate going over river rapids, uses round floating devices that seat six, and can reach speeds of 45 kph (28 mph). "Six people were on t...


Rotary Club of Paris United raised $874.50 to eradicate polio worldwide

Today, more than 15 million people, who would otherwise be paralysed, are able to walk, thanks to these efforts. "Every year polio eradication is delayed, the...


Asian Champions Trophy 2016: FIH circulates incorrect India-Pakistan match statistics

India drew first blood through Pardeep in the second quarter before Pakistan scored two wins in the third quarter. "In the first quarter we lost a bit of con...


Philippine police van rams protesters in front of US Embassy

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Oscar Albayalde told INQUIRER.net via SMS that the police did not deliberately run over the rallyists,...


Russia: Terrorists Exploiting Humanitarian Pause, Preparing to Attack Eastern Aleppo

David Swanson, an OCHA spokesman in Turkey s Gaziantep, said a four-day plan had been drawn up to begin with two days of evacuations to west Aleppo, rebel-held ...


New era in China ties seen with trip today

We expect that the visit will also help President Duterte in forging a more independent foreign policy for the country - hopefully without giving up our close t...