IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

It said a suicide bomber blew himself up near the hospital, killing 20 soldiers. It its latest situation report , the United Nations spoke of spiraling civilian casualties as Iraqi forces went house to house in east Mosul, attempting to battle jihadists and protect civilians at the same time.

Hackers target election website a day after Ghana vote

A senior official for the ruling party, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, countered that Mahama was "comfortably ahead" and asked his supporters to remain calm. Officials from Mahama's National Democratic Congress (NDC) rejected the claims and said the incumbent was on track for re-election.

Police arrest man over threats to UK Brexit lawsuit claimant

In a decision that infuriated Brexiteers, three senior judges said Theresa May lacked power to use the royal prerogative to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and start the two-year process of negotiating Brexit without the prior authority of Parliament.

A day later, thousands flock to Jayalalithaa's burial spot

A day later, thousands flock to Jayalalithaa's burial spot

Tens of thousands attended the burial of the chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. And that she was suffering from two of the top causes of death in the country: heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD ), both with one serious symptom in common-breathing difficulty.

Islamic State killed in wars to date

Airstrikes over Iraq are conducted by the US-led coalition against ISIS or the Iraqi air force. Meanwhile, the IS-affiliated Amaq news agency reported that the jihadis carried out five vehicle bombings in the al-Salam area over the past 24 hours.

LA transit security boosted after subway threat

LA transit security boosted after subway threat

Local media broadcast footage of gun-toting deputies searching passengers' bags while bomb squad teams led bomb-sniffing dogs around stations across the Los Angeles County transit system. Meanwhile, McDonnell has urged Los Angeles residents to " remain calm but vigilant ". The FBI said that the threat was made on Monday morning and they reached out to the Los Angeles police department immediately.