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June 26, 2017 10:35 AM Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

Iraqi forces have repelled counter-attacks by so-called Islamic State (IS) as they push the group into a corner of Mosul's Old City. IS deployed large numbers of suicide bombers in different parts of the northern city but the affected areas were quickly brought under control, Iraqi officials say. The operation to retake Mosul, seized by IS in 2014, began 1

June 26, 2017 6:01 AM China to release remainder of CDB $3bn loan – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has revealed that the Chinese government will release the remainder of the $3 billion China Development Bank (CDB) loan it withheld. Dr. Bawumia was addressing the press after arriving from a four-day official visit to China, where he disclosed that he “met with the Vice President of the China Development Bank and we were able to successfully 1

June 26, 2017 5:41 AM Fiji's Latest News and Sports website

272 school drug cases was recorded by the National Drug and Substance Abuse Advisory Council in schools last year with the highest number recorded in the Nausori District. There were 205 drug cases in secondary schools while 67 were recorded in primary schools. The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Report 2016 states that the highest 1

June 26, 2017 5:31 AM 'Save youth from falling victim to drug addiction'

LAHORE: The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking will be observed today (Monday) around the world, including Pakistan, to raise awareness about the impact of drug abuse and illicit trafficking of drugs. The Drug Advisory Training Hub - a project of the Youth Council for Anti Narcotics (YOCFAN) - organised different activities 2

June 25, 2017 9:38 PM China sinks $15bn into Ghana’s economy

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed optimism over a $15 billion funding partnership agreement and commitment reached between the Government of Ghana and China. The funding partnership with China, Dr. Bawumia explained, is not based on the traditional model of borrowing and aid. The new model, he noted, is based on the bargaining power of the country’s 3

June 25, 2017 6:29 PM Greenstreet wishes Muslims happy Eid-Ul-Fitr

The 2016 flagbearer of the Convention People's Party (CPP), Ivor Kwabena Greenstreet, has wished all Muslims nationwide a happy Eid. Muslims in the nation will commemorate the Eid Ul Fitr on Monday, June 26, 2017. The 2016 Flagbearer of the Convention People's Party wishes all Muslims around the country and the world happy Eid. Allah has seen us through 3

June 25, 2017 6:18 PM GPL week 19 wrap: Hearts drown Sharks as AshGold record 3-0 win over Allies

Hearts of Oak travelled to Elmina in Week 19 of the 2016/2017 Ghana Premier League to record a 2-0 win over debutants Elmina Sharks. Kwame Kizito and Winful Cobbina were the goalscorers for the Phobians in Sunday’s encounter at the Nduom Sports Complex. The win keeps the former champions in the Top 4 as they fight to be title contenders again. At the Obuasi 1

June 25, 2017 4:27 PM Nobody can impose Sam George on us

Dawhenya, June 25, GNA - A meeting convened by the Greater Accra National Democratic Congress’(NDC) caucus in Parliament to mend fences with local party executives has been dismissed as a strategy to promote the interest of the Member Of Parliament(MP) for Ningo Prampram. Most branch executives raised concern over weak party grassroots’ structures while 3

June 25, 2017 1:26 PM Kwasi Bonzo Nominated As DCE Nominee For Ellembelle

A letter signed by Local Government Minister Hon Hajia Alima Mahama on behalf of the President of Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo nominated the NPP 2016 Parliamentary Candidate for Ellembelle constituency of Western Region, Hon Francis Kwasi Bonzo as DCE nominee. Ending the letter, " in view of the above, you are kindly 2

June 25, 2017 3:13 AM More than 400 Korean War-era U.S. soldiers identified

June 23 (UPI) -- The remains of 409 U.S. soldiers who fought in the 1950-53 Korean War have been identified, ahead of the 67th anniversary of the conflict that is to be observed on Sunday. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency stated the number was an increase of 56, from 353 from the same time period in 2016, Radio Free Asia reported Saturday, Korea 3