In an address on state television, Mr Abadi said: "The time of victory has come and operations to liberate Mosul have started". "Today I declare the start of these victorious operations to free you from the violence and terrorism of Daesh". More..
Ross said US commitment to its allies in the region, including South Korea and Japan, was "ironclad". China, North Korea's only major ally and by far its biggest trading partner, is locked in negotiations with ...More..
Diego Costa has been the Blues bright spark this season and now tops the goal scoring charts with six goals from seven Premier Leagues. "I think that Michy is a young player, but he has great potential", he s...More..
Merkel said Saturday that the bombing of hospitals and underground facilities in Aleppo is "inhuman". "Since the beginning of the offensive by the (Syrian) regime and its allies, the intensity and scale of ae...More..
It also said the Air Operation Center in Yemen directed a "close air support mission" to target the site without getting approval from the coalition's command. US officials have held open the possibility that...More..
Baptiste was a former track star at Auburn at the same time Groves was starring for the football team, and the two were Wednesday the summer before his junior season. I don't remember being around Quentin whe...More..
McCartney went on to perform 12 more songs after the Neil Young cameo, including the five song encore. Rolling Stone reports, "Their choice of material was the Lennon-McCartney classic " A Day in the Life "...More..
The weather service said the winds are strong enough to damage trees, power lines and property, and that traffic could be affected. "There are periods of rain and a blustery, windy couple of periods of winds ...More..
Other media outlets took offense at Trump's reported apology for the USA intervention, noting that it stopped the " ethnic cleansing and genocide " of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic Albanians in the Serbian provi...More..
The Saudi oil giant Aramco halted a monthly delivery of 700,000 tonnes of refined petroleum products, typically fuel for vehicles, which was supposed to be part of a five year $25 billion [£20 billion] deal bet...More..
The 2011 email is between John Podesta , the subject of the hack and Clinton's campaign chairman, Palmieri and John Halpin , a senior fellow at the liberal think-tank Center for American Progress. The emails ...More..
Officials from the Iraqi Mission, which is across the street from the home of billionaire former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, have not commented on the story by the Post . They took hard drives, computers. They...More..
North Korea has flexed its military might frequently throughout 2016, conducting exercises and military tests at a faster pace than usual. While attending a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on ...More..
Last month, OPEC producers agreed to discuss a deal to limit production to a range of between 32.5 million barrels per day and 33 million bpd. The decision has yet to be finalized. The task of carrying out the ...More..
A French presidency source revealed Putin has cancelled the visit, amid accusations Russian Federation has committed war crimes over its bombing of civilian areas in Syria. Assad's Russian allies have meanwhile...More..
Ban Ki-moon letter dated Monday, obtained by The Associated Press, also lists several government obstructions to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in this East African country where civil war erupted in l...More..
The reported target of the missile strike - the King Fahd military base - is home to American soldiers who are based there to advise their Saudi counterparts on the coalition's war in Yemen. Al-Masirah, a satel...More..
A manhunt was launched to find Bakr, who was arrested at a different apartment complex two days later. One of the men then went to a police station with a photo of the suspect and urged police to come arrest ...More..
But rebels say those gains have been reversed. At the time, though, the Russians were not engaged militarily and politically in Syria as they are now. Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, the current rota...More..
The oil market has "shifted" since 2014, when Saudi Arabia led the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to abandon its production ceiling in pursuit of market share, and it's now time to do something d...More..
The issue dominating the the campaign is Donald Trump's growing fight with a former miss universe. It was a fix that has been in and has been planned by the Clinton campaign for a long time , just like Sandra ...More..
Forte, battling rib and knee injuries, leads the team with 288 yards and three touchdowns on 81 carries but almost all of his production (199 yards, 3 TDs) came in the first two games. My bet is Antonio Brown ...More..
SC went 90 yards down the field on the next drive, and Deebo Samuel ran 9 yards for the Gamecocks' first score. "I talked to first responders, and a lot of them are saying this was worse than (Hurricane) Hugo...More..
Istanbul's governor said the explosive device was attached to a motorbike. The explosion rocked the district of Yenibosna on the European side of Istanbul , close to the city's main Ataturk International ...More..
Pence's remark of " that Mexican thing " is still resonating on social media, as Mexicans are using the hashtag to recount their experiences growing up in America and the sacrifices of their parents. In a state...More..
Each night, Hillary Clinton's data experts head to a conference room on the 11th floor of her Brooklyn headquarters to start counting votes. Hillary Clinton is enjoying a groundswell of support in MI, with ...More..
In a statement on its Facebook page, Victoria Police said it was aware of people in the state parading in public while wearing clown masks. Professional clowns said they were being unfairly maligned amid the ...More..
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer says his team is " focused but relaxed ", but the expectations are far different this time. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). He beat the Giants in a complete-game, 2-1 decision on Septemb...More..
As Sri Lanka pulled out of the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit, scheduled to take place in November, the Congress on Saturday asserted that the entire diplomatic body is uni...More..
However, sources said the government was not keen to share the video evidence as the officials felt that it was not a one-off action. "They know half or more of the people they send across the Line of Control w...More..