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Troops force so-called Islamic State from their final stronghold in Iraq

Troops force so-called Islamic State from their final stronghold in Iraq

Iraqi security forces battling Islamic State (IS) militants freed Friday the city of Rawa near the Iraqi border with Syria, defeating the extremist militants from their last urban stronghold in Iraq, the Iraqi military said. Syrian government forces, backed by Russian troops and Iranian-backed militias, originally pushed IS out of Boukamal earlier this month, but the militants retook a large part of the town, mostly its northern neighborhoods days later.


Royal Mail reports slip in half yearly profits

Royal Mail reports slip in half yearly profits

Royal Mail's United Kingdom parcels and letters business, reported revenues of £3.6 billion, with operating profits falling by £12 million. Global arm GLS continued its "strong" growth, with revenue swelling by nine per cent to £1.2bn and operating profit jumping by 23 per cent to £90m.


Mumbai Police increase actor Deepika Padukone's security

Mumbai Police increase actor Deepika Padukone's security

Deepika Padukone made an appearance on the reality show "Super Dancer 2" to promote her upcoming film " Padmavati " in Mumbai on Thursday. The police will also provide security at the actress's residence as well as office in Mumbai . "The role played by Deepika has hurt the sentiments of Rajput women". It was the custom among some sections of Rajput women to commit suicide if their side lost a war and they were threatened with capture.


High-rise blaze in Belfast causes fears of another Grenfell

High-rise blaze in Belfast causes fears of another Grenfell

Northern Ireland Ambulance Service spokesman John McPoland said the fire was reported from the ninth floor about 6pm on Wednesday. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene and the fire is now believed to be under control.


Virat Kohli wants Delhiites to act against growing pollution

Virat Kohli wants Delhiites to act against growing pollution

Because lots of people are debating as to what's causing it, but what are we doing about it? Agar humein yeh match jeetna hain pollution ke against, hum sab ko saath mein mil ke khelna hoga. Kohli urged people to use bus and metro instead of their own vehicles. Virat Kohli , who is now leading the Indian cricket team against Sri Lanka in a Test series, took time off his schedule to address the Delhi pollution issue that has made headlines over the past few days.


Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

The campaign is in the process of complying, the source said. What do we know so far about Mueller's investigation? A source who spoke to the WSJ said the subpoena doesn't include a request for grand jury testimony, but did confirm former Trump campaign officials' surprise at the order given their level of cooperation.