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Syria: Battle for IS capital reaches 'final stages'

Syria: Battle for IS capital reaches 'final stages'

SDF forces launched an offensive aimed at liberating the city of Raqqa that was held by ISIL terrorist group since 2013. But Mr Abdul Rahman said the battle for the last 10% of the city would be tough because the jihadists had heavily mined the areas still under their control.


Video captures Drake's friend Anthony Soares being gunned down at close range

Video captures Drake's friend Anthony Soares being gunned down at close range

He was rushed to hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery, but died. In the video, Soares is shown attempting to buzz up to enter when two masked assailants run up with guns drawn shooting him from outside through the glass door. In this hard time, our condolences go out to all members of the OVO Sound team and to Soares' family and friends. The suspects, who were wearing hooded tops with their faces covered, flee in the waiting getaway vehicle - a four-door, white Ford Fusion - as ...


Colorado Springs police search for

Colorado Springs police search for "mad pooper" who dumps and runs

According to the Budde family, there are plenty of restrooms less than a block away from where the woman is running, and so believe "this is intentional". Budde and her family have had enough. "People can see you". "So I thought for sure she's mortified". The jogger could face charges of indecent exposure and public defecation.


Nepal to sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Nepal to sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Disarmament campaigners hailed the treaty as an important step but most NATO members boycotted the talks to prepare the text, as did Japan - the only country to have suffered nuclear attacks, in 1945. It's backed by over 100 countries, but nuclear-armed nations want no part of it. Brazilian President Michel Temer was the first to sign the treaty during the ceremony held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.



USA ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

She also reiterated China's position that sanctions on North Korea are only effective if paired with talks. Haley says President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" threat against North Korea wasn't an empty threat. "There's no military solution here, they got us". Speaking back in April 2017, the president said: "The United States, just one of 193 countries in the U.N., pays for 22 percent of the budget and nearly 30 percent of the United Nations peacekeeping, which is unfair", Reuters ...


Refugees International Head: Abuses Against Rohingya Refugees 'Almost Unimaginable'

Refugees International Head: Abuses Against Rohingya Refugees 'Almost Unimaginable'

After the 1962 military coup in Myanmar, events changed dramatically for them. That many Rohingyas have obtained voter and PAN cards underscores their intention to pass off as Indian citizens. "But 420,000 people moving into Bangladesh suggests the vast majority of Rohingya are affected". Calling for an end to "systematic and endemic discrimination" against the Rohingyas, the premier said over 400,000 have been forced to crossed over to Bangladesh to escape the persecution.