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  • Iraq: The battle for Mosul

    June 18, 2017 8:43 AM 8

    Key dates in the Iraqi offensive to recapture Mosul, the country's second biggest city, from the Islamic State group (IS) jihadists who seized it in June 2014. - October 17, 2016: Iraqi forces launch the assault. It was in Mosul in July 2014 that IS supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance, to urge Muslims worldwide to move to the recently

  • France election: President Macron could secure parliamentary landslide

    June 18, 2017 6:18 AM 11

    Pollsters predict he could win up to 75% of seats in the national assembly which would cement his dominance of French politics. Polls suggest En Marche!, the fledgling party he founded only last year, may win up to 450 of the 577 seats in the national assembly, upsetting the established parties' grip on power. That would allow him to move ahead quickly

  • Forest fires kill 25 in central Portugal

    June 18, 2017 4:18 AM 16

    The death toll in forest fires in Portugal has risen to 25, officials say. The majority died while trying to flee the Pedrogao Grande area, 50 km (30 miles) south-east of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government. Several fire fighters are reported to be among about 20 people injured. "Unfortunately this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent

  • Seven sailors missing after US warship collides with container ship off the coast of Japan

    June 17, 2017 11:01 PM 8

    SEVEN US sailors are missing after a destroyer collided with a container ship three times its size off the coast of Japan. He is said to be in a stable condition. Other US sailors were treated by medics on board. None of the 20 crew members on the Philippine-flagged ACX Crystal, which was carrying 1,080 containers to Tokyo, were injured. The crew of the USS Fitzgerald

  • Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base

    June 17, 2017 1:56 PM 9

    At least seven American soldiers were wounded and one Afghan soldier was killed in an insider attack at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a US military official said to Reuters. A US military spokesperson in Kabul denied inaccurate earlier reports from an Afghan official claiming that Americans had been killed, Reuters reported. "Seven U.S. service

  • Seven US soldiers wounded in 'insider attack' at military base

    June 17, 2017 1:29 PM 10

    AN AFGHAN soldier has been shot and killed and seven American soldiers injured in what officials claim was an inside attack at the US Camp Shaheen military base in Afghanistan today. It is believed the attack was carried out by an Afghan soldier at the base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a military official said. Several American soldiers were wounded

  • Protesters of Castile shooting largely cleared from freeway

    June 17, 2017 5:37 AM 9

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose death captured national attention when his girlfriend streamed the grim aftermath on Facebook. Castile's family stormed out of the courtroom after the verdict was read, and the city of St. Anthony swiftly announced plans

  • The Latest: Navy says flooding stabilized after collision

    June 17, 2017 5:37 AM 9

    The U.S. Navy says flooding has been stabilized on the USS Fitzgerald and sailors from the USS Dewey have come aboard to assist after the destroyer was damaged in an overnight collision that left seven crew missing. In this photo released by Japan's Defense Ministry, an injured USS Fitzgerald personnel is carried by U.S. military personnel, left, and Japanese

  • What Helmut Kohl Taught Bill Clinton

    June 17, 2017 5:05 AM 11

    At a moment when the West is in exceptional disarray, there are some important lessons to be learned from Mr. Kohl. For one, the West is doomed when it starts giving in to Russian intimidation. A second: To keep and nourish an alliance, you sometimes have to do things that are good for all partners but don’t play well domestically. And finally, trust

  • Cuba denounces Trump's policy rollback

    June 17, 2017 4:49 AM 9

    Cuba's government has denounced US President Donald Trump's decision to roll back on policy changes towards the island nation. Speaking earlier in Miami, Florida, Mr Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions eased by the Obama administration, condemning a "completely one-sided deal". "The government of Cuba denounces the new measures