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June 26, 2017 10:35 AM Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

MOSUL, Iraq The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the militants failed, an Iraqi general told Reuters on Monday. "Only a small part remains in the city, specifically the Old City," said Lieutenant General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi, commander of the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) 1

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 10:20 AM Ohio sites hacked with IS message

A number of government websites in the US state of Ohio, including that of Governor John Kasich, have been hacked to display a pro-IS message. It said President Donald Trump would be held accountable for “every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries” and ended “I love Islamic state”. The Ohio governor’s website was down for maintenance for some time on Sunday 1

June 26, 2017 8:48 AM 10 state websites hacked, display pro-ISIS messages

The state is working to restore 10 websites that were hacked Sunday afternoon. At about noon, the government web pages were replaced with messages in support of the Islamic State and opposing President Donald Trump. Those messages were removed, and as of 4:30 p.m. Sunday the websites said they're down for maintenance. Two affected computer servers were taken 1

June 26, 2017 6:42 AM Abu Dhabi Police celebrates International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The Abu Dhabi Police will observe International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking tomorrow, which falls on 26th June every year. This year, the theme selected by the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime is "Listen First." Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, stated that International Day Against 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 6:17 PM Mahama's Gitmo 2 deal didn't need parliamentary approval

After castigating the then NDC government for failing to bring a diplomatic deal to parliament, the NPP, now in power, has argued the agreement to bring in two former terror suspects didn't need parliamentary approval. Supreme Court orders after the deal landed on the bench shows, the NPP government has done a u-turn. The NPP, then in opposition, had castigated 3

June 25, 2017 4:42 PM Ambassador Adu-Gyamfi appointed Ghana AIDS Commission Boss

Accra June 25, GNA - Ambassador Dr Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi, Ghana’s former High Commissioner to Sierra Leone (2005 to 2009), has been appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, as the new Director General of Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC). A statement signed by Madam Margaret Akosuah Yamoh, the Communications Manager of GAC and copied to the Ghana 3

June 25, 2017 2:45 PM Albanians vote in election seen as test for democracy

The ruling Socialists seek an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament to implement reforms. Albanians are voting in a key parliamentary election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to back efforts to secure European Union membership. Sunday's race pits socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama against Lulzim 3

June 25, 2017 11:40 AM Ex-presidents have 'special courtesies'

Following public criticisms, the US embassy has clarified that the waiving of diplomatic courtesies for ex-presidents seeking to travel is not a new policy. Sections of the public expressed strong reservations about the revelations by the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson when he met Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, last Thursday 3