Saturday's announcement by the Shi'ite militias added another force to the coalition of fighters seeking to crush Islamic State in Iraq, but will also raise concerns about the role the Popular Mobilisation fighters will play. "The idea behind this.is that the western part of Mosul has been uncontested so far", El Shayyal said. The UN cited reports indicating IS has forcibly taken civilians into Mosul, killing those who resist or who were previously members of Iraqi security forces.
The quake's epicentre was located at a very shallow depth of one kilometre, six kilometres north of Norcia , according to the US Geological Survey ( USGS ), which measured the magnitude at 6.6. Transport authorities shut down the metro to check for damage. A number of other churches were also ruined on Sunday, Italian media reported , including Norcia's Cattedrale di Santa Maria, which was built in the 16th century, while the town hall belltower had deep cracks running through its walls.
Duterte sparred with the USA bitterly over the extrajudicial killings he ordered as part of his anti-drug war. "I want them out and if I have to revise or abrogate agreements, executive agreements, I will". 26). Japan is the biggest trading partner of the Philippines, followed by the U.S. and China. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, Oct.
The RealClearPolitics website , which tracks most major polls, shows Clinton leading Trump by an average of 5 percentage points. More than 8 percent of likely voters said they were still undecided. Republicans hold only a tiny lead over Democrats in mail-in votes so far, according to reports. The results are based on a weighted sample of 368 Democrats, 299 Republicans, and 318 Independents.
President Barack Obama is returning to Florida to help Democrat Hillary Clinton get out the vote. Commentators suggested the leaked video from 2005 which showed the Republican nominee bragging about sexually assaulting women sparked a fire in the First Lady, who has often revisited the subject of gender equality when talking on behalf of Clinton.
She's accused of killing eight patients who were in her care at two Canadian nursing homes over a seven-year period. Wettlaufer, 49, appeared in court Tuesday and was remanded into custody. And I know it sounds unusual, because normally normal people wouldn't suspect this. Losing their father was hard enough, the siblings said, but having to relive it all over again has made it that much worse.