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Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Beginning last November, the Kurdish-led SDF have closed in on Raqqa from the west, north, and east, coming within a few kilometres of the city. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that there have been casualties as civilians trying to flee the clashes were killed by a U.S-led coalition airstrike.


Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria

Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria

The air strikes came after US-backed fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battled deeper into Raqa, two days after finally entering following a months-long struggle to surround a city that has become synonymous with IS atrocities since its capture by the jihadists in 2014.


Pakistan FO claims 'belligerent' India seeking conflict

Pakistan FO claims 'belligerent' India seeking conflict

Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman has claimed that his country is of the view that a " belligerent " India is seeking to escalate tensions to the point of there being the possibility of a conflict between the two countries. "Kabul Process is a positive step in this regard". He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in Astana for this historic occasion. The spokesperson said Pakistan has serious concerns over the tension between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.


NDTV searches: Journalists claim Emergency-like situation

NDTV searches: Journalists claim Emergency-like situation

He said that "while we maintain that all individuals and every institution has to abide by the law of the land, we condemn any attempt to either intimidate the media or put curbs on its freedom". "Do not call them (ministers) to your functions", said the former BJP leader who was part of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. He recalled that when the Rajiv Gandhi government brought the defamation bill, journalists chose to ask every minister at press conferences whether they supported the ...



Comey's Testimony Gives Building Blocks for Obstruction Case

The senator was trying to "reduce this to the lowest common denominator, that at the end of the day, the president was not trying to obstruct the investigation", said Kenneth Khachigian, a former aide to President Richard Nixon and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan.


Mars recalls products over salmonella fears

Mars recalls products over salmonella fears

Galaxy milk chocolate bars, Maltesers Teasers and some Minstrels products are included according to The Independent . A spokesperson said that Mars was "working closely with the relevant food safety authorities" as well as its customers "to ensure that the affected products are no longer available for purchase".