October 05, 2017 2:33 PM BAGHDAD (AFP) - Iraqi forces said on Thursday (Oct 5) they had retaken the centre of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group stronghold Hawija and were pushing forward in their assault on one of the last ISIS enclaves in the country.
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Former number one and fourth seed Karolina Pliskova became the latest high-profile casualty at the China Open on Thursday, going out in the third round to unseeded Sorana Cirstea. Cirstea follows fell ... Read more
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Iraqi forces said Thursday they had retaken the centre of Islamic State group stronghold Hawija and were pushing forward in their assault on one of the last IS enclaves in the country. Troops, police ... Read more
Pontianak in West Kalimantan Province has been named as the city offering the best public services, according to Mayor of Pontianak Sutarmidji. "It is because the Pontianak city government has long be ... Read more
TOKYO: Japan’s biggest private-sector life insurer, Nippon Life Insurance Co, is in talks to buy a majority stake in US-based MassMutual Financial Group’s Japan unit, two people with knowledge of the ... Read more