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Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

They have yet to enter from the northern and the southern sides. In April 2015, the Islamic State extremists released a shocking video that showed how they had hammered, bulldozed and blew up parts of the 13th century B.C. The warring sides claim to have inflicted hundreds of casualties in enemy ranks. Nearly 59,000 people have been displaced by the fighting, about 26,000 of them children.



Scotland to intervene in Brexit legal case

In one of the most important constitutional cases in generations, the three judges ruled that the Prime Minister does not have power to use the prerogative to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the two-year process of negotiating Brexit without the prior authority of Parliament.


Obama arrives at Greek Acropolis

Obama arrives at Greek Acropolis

Obama's trip will be dominated by questions and concerns about President-elect Donald Trump. Air Force One touched down Wednesday evening in Berlin after a short flight from Greece. Barack Obama has warned that a backlash against globalisation is boosting populist movements both at home and overseas and called for a "course correction " so the benefits of an increasingly interconnected world are shared more equally.


Koeman: Lukaku's promise won't be realised if Everton don't improve

Koeman: Lukaku's promise won't be realised if Everton don't improve

Memphis Depay, who's been linked with a loan move away from United in the past few weeks, has been a major disappointment at Old Trafford since his move from Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven a year ago. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has attempted to clarify his contentious claims that star striker Romelu Lukaku needed to leave Goodison Park in order to fulfil his potential, as reported by The Guardian .


US panel: Ban China state firms from acquiring US companies

US panel: Ban China state firms from acquiring US companies

The report notes that China's military buildup and island-building campaigns in the South China Sea have continued in 2016 despite condemnation from neighboring states and even an adverse ruling from an global tribunal. Overall, data do not demonstrate CFIUS has been a significant obstacle for Chinese investment in the United States. A USA commission on bilateral relations with China has warned that the country's fast-growing military may pose a threat to U.S.