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Author: 0 UN chief Guterres lands in Iraq to review aid efforts

At least 11 people were killed in a Thursday airstrike that targeted a historical district of western Mosul as Daesh militants clashed with tribal volunteer fighters to the city's south, local sources have said . Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend said increases in casualties were expected as the war entered its deadliest phase. "We are fed up", said Saqr Younis, who fled to Mosul when Islamic State arrived in his village in 2014.

Global Media Schumer warns GOP against rules change on Supreme Court
Author: 0 Schumer warns GOP against rules change on Supreme Court

The showdown over the threat of a filibuster includes the growing possibility Senate Republicans might employ what is colloquially called the "nuclear option", and change the cloture rule. Should they vote for Gorsuch and anger their liberal base? Though Democrats remain a handful shy of the 41 votes that would be required to mount a filibuster and trigger a rules change, it is the widely expected outcome.

Global Media PSG beat Monaco to lift fourth straight League Cup
Author: 0 PSG beat Monaco to lift fourth straight League Cup

I think it's a deserved win and we can celebrate a bit", midfielder Marco Verratti told Canal+. "The league title is our goal now and we'll give it our all until the finish". Unai Emery's charges managed to add a fourth goal in the 90th minute as Cavani netted his second of the night to round off a fine victroy, as PSG claimed their first piece of silverware this season.

Global Media F1: How Sebastian Vettel pulled off a strategic stunner at Australian GP
Author: 0 F1: How Sebastian Vettel pulled off a strategic stunner at Australian GP

Ferrari's impressive performance and strategy in Melbourne reflected an encouraging pre-season in which the team appeared to be in a better position than recent years to take the fight to Mercedes. Vettel's win on Sunday also broke another important milestone, as Ferrari became the first non-Mercedes backed-team to lead both drivers' and constructors' world championships since the V6 Hybrid era began in 2014.

Author: 0 Putin meets France's Le Pen in Kremlin

This is Vladimir Putin's world, Donald Trump's world in the United States , Mr. (Narendra) Modi's world in India", she said. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "Russia is ready to stay in contact with representatives of all political forces, with the current leadership, with representatives of the opposition".

Author: 0 No changes to Arab peace plan in offing: Palestinian FM

According to the Washington Post , the Arab leaders are widely expected to reiterate support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "sending a strong message to the White House". Most countries, including the US, have not recognized Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem and keep their embassies in the Israeli coastal metropolis of Tel Aviv.

Author: 0 Chinese premier wraps up Australia trip with football match

The bilateral free trade agreement that came into force in 2015 had reduced tariffs on Australian beef products, but refrigerated meat did not have the same access to the Chinese market. He said that Australia will deepen mutual trust with China and maintain the good momentum of bilateral ties. The Australian government did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Global Media Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended
Author: 0 Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

Army Col. Joseph Scrocca told reporters the us has video of ISIS forcing civilians into a building, and killing a civilian who resisted. But the U.S. USA military officials say they have boosted precautions to avoid civilian victims. Guterres said there were not enough resources available to provide acceptable living conditions for the people of Mosul or for the reconciliation efforts that will need to follow when the city has been fully recaptured.

Author: 0 Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on "peace efforts"

Pence said US commitment to Israel is "non-negotiable", and that President Donald Trump is committed to finding a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians. On Monday, speaking to AIPAC, the powerful pro-Israel lobby, Trump's Vice President insisted at least one Trump campaign promise was still alive. Reps.

Global Media Russian prosecutors move to block online calls for protests
Author: 0 Russian prosecutors move to block online calls for protests

A copy of what appeared to be an authentic letter from the prosecutor general's office to the country's communications regulator, Roskomnadzor, was leaked online on Friday (Saturday NZT) asking for access to five Internet pages to be blocked, saying they amounted to calls for "mass disorder" and "extremist activity".

Global Media Australian cyclone leaves bull shark stranded on land
Author: 0 Australian cyclone leaves bull shark stranded on land

Damaged and flooded areas can be seen from an Australian Army helicopter after Cyclone Debbie passed through the area near the town of Bowen, located south of the northern Queensland town of Townsville in Australia. "It'd kill me (if they were harmed)", she told AAP in the small the Aboriginal community on Saturday. Lismore near the NSW coast was hard hit, with the State Emergency Service (SES) warning of three-metre (9.8-feet) high flood levels in the town.

Global Media Criteria being worked out for new NDB membership: Kamath
Author: 0 Criteria being worked out for new NDB membership: Kamath

India needs to make infrastructure investments to the tune of $646 billion over the next five years, Union Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday as he sought investments for projects worth $2 billion from the New Development Bank (NDB), backed by the BRICS nations.

Global Media Blast outside Pakistan mosque kills 22 and injures at least 70
Author: 0 Blast outside Pakistan mosque kills 22 and injures at least 70

Security has been beefed up in the zone as emergency crews are on the scene to secure the blast site. He said that Frontier Constabulary controlled this area and this was a breach of security. The entrance is reserved for female members of the local Shia Muslim community. After the blast, the market was closed. An appeal had been already issued for blood donors.

Global Media Sindhu enters India Open final (Third Lead)
Author: 0 Sindhu enters India Open final (Third Lead)

The world No.3 registered a facile 21-16, 21-14 win over Japanese fourth seed Akane Yamaguchi in 40 minutes. While Marin had a relatively easy match , Sindhu had to stave off a spirited display from South Korea's Hyun to reach her maiden final at her home event.

Global Media Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque
Author: 0 Iraqi troops push into area around symbolic Mosul mosque

Heavy mortar fire killed at least five civilians and wounded more than 20 in Mosul Jadida and Rifak districts - areas that the militants had recently lost to Federal Police and Rapid Response brigades, military officials said. Federal police sources later said the officers had been killed and Iraqi forces were trying to recover the bodies. Their resistance is weakening. Reporters saw an air strike hit Islamic State positions about 300 meters (yards) ahead on the frontline.

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