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Advance On Mosul Continues As Aid Groups Brace For Civilian Casualties

Yildirim said Turkey was "closely-watching" what was happening but did not give details on the nature of the Turkish air support. This farming village east of Mosul was turned into a bunker during more than two years of Islamic State rule: A network of tunnels and cramped living quarters betrays an extremist group increasingly forced to operate underground by a punishing air campaign and mounting territorial losses. Read More

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Canadians try to cheer up Americans with #TellAmericaItsGreat campaign

Canadians try to cheer up Americans with #TellAmericaItsGreat campaign

In a riff off Republican nominee Donald Trump's divisive slogan "Make America Great Again", Canadians reminded the US all of the things that already make the country wonderful in a video released by creative agency the Garden Collective . The Tell America It's Great campaign includes a Twitter account and hashtag. Let's face it, this election season is one for the history books. Read More

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Death toll at 23 in hospital fire in eastern India

The fire is suspected to have started from the dialysis ward of the hospital, located on the first floor, possibly due to an electrical short circuit, around 7.30 PM. "Rescue operation underway", said Binay Behera, DG, Fire Services. While seven critical patients with ventilators were admitted to the dialysis ward, 11 patients were present in nearby ICU. Read More

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Refugees Face Terrible Conditions In Australia Centres

Refugees Face Terrible Conditions In Australia Centres

According to Amnesty senior research director Anna Neistat, most refugee children are not attending the local schools because of these fears - and she says this amounts to a serious violation of their rights. People do not receive the care they need for mental health problems, or for many other ailments. Ms Neistat noted that the contractor, Broadspecturm, (formerly Transfield) had given evidence to a Senate select committee that there had been 67 allegations of child abuse in Nauru, 12 of ... Read More

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Diego Costa, Eden Hazard pay heartfelt tribute to Chelsea midfielder

After such a short time in charge you'd think any talk of firing Conte would be unthinkable, but that didn't stop several bookmakers from suspended betting on the Italian losing his job following a flurry of bets. Cape Town - Eden Hazard says while he prefers to play as a number 10, he is working hard to replicate the form he showed for Chelsea during their title-winning campaign. Read More

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No vote for parliament on triggering Brexit, says Downing Street

The opposition Labour party hailed her move as a climbdown, although her office said she had always stated that parliament should have a role. There is debate over what type of deal the government should seek, either a hard Brexit - leaving the European Union single market completely, switching to World Trade Organization rules and curbing the free movement of people - or a soft Brexit - retaining access to the single market by allowing free movement and making some contributions to the ... Read More

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Airstrikes hit rebel-held neighborhoods of Syria's Aleppo

The talks in Lausanne, which would include regional powers, would come at a time when Moscow faces mounting pressure over the deaths of civilians in the Syrian military's Russian-backed assault on Aleppo. Neither side has confirmed an invitation to Iran, a key player in the conflict and an ally of Assad. The United Nations said Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has been invited to take part in the talks but a spokesman said he did not know if he would attend. Read More

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