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Ancient city of Nimrud recaptured from Islamic State — Iraq military

Ancient city of Nimrud recaptured from Islamic State — Iraq military

Image: Marine Corps General Joe Dunford talks with military leaders in Irbil, Iraq. A soldier from the Ninth Armored Division, 109th artillery battalion, covers his ears after a 155mm shell was sacked towards an Islamic State militant position in Mosul , from the village of Ali Rash, east of Mosul , Iraq, Tuesday, Nov.


Questioning of WikiLeaks' Assange set to continue in London

Questioning of WikiLeaks' Assange set to continue in London

She said Assange would have another day with the prosecutors on Tuesday answering questions after delivering his statement on Monday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Swedish prosecutors dropped their sexual assault probe into Assange last year after the five-year statute of limitations expired. He was represented by a lawyer from Ecuador.



Anti-Obama protesters in Athens to test police ban

Greek authorities have deployed more than 5,000 police for Obama's visit. About 7,000 people, among them many hooded protesters and members of the Communist-affiliated group PAME, marched through central Athens holding banners reading "Unwanted", Reuters reported.



1 person shot at Oklahoma City airport

A spokesperson for Southwest Airlines said the victim is one of their employees. UPDATE 3:15 p.m. - Drivers continue to wait to leave the airport. The airport remains cloosed at this time as we prepare to move people out of the airport.


Merkel's CDU backs Steinmeier for German presidency

Merkel's CDU backs Steinmeier for German presidency

FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier , left, and his wife Elke Buedenbender arrive for an official state dinner for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, in front of Germany's . Therefore let's ask our people and let the people decide. "We are truly fed up of these statements degrading Turkey ". The bitter rhetoric from Turkey has increased since the release of a highly critical European Union report last week that made clear its prospects ...



German minister tells Turkey anxious about mass arrests

The advisory appeals Turkish citizens to be "careful due to the protests". Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he wanted to improve relations with Turkey. However, since the July 15 coup attempt, relations between Ankara and Brussels have fallen to a low as Turkish politicians lament the EU's muted response to the attempted takeover and European Union leaders criticize Turkey over widespread arrests and job suspensions in its wake.