BAGHDAD Iraqi forces faced stiff resistance from Islamic State in northwest Mosul on Sunday after opening a new front against the militants there in a push to rout them from the city after seven months of fighting.
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ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok three years ago in exchange for prisoners, the presidency said on Saturday.
Syria remains one of most significant sources of people seeking asylum in Europe, even after the flow shrunk after the EU struck a deal with Turkey to hold the refugees off.
Fry made the remarks in question in an interview on the TV program The Meaning of Life, which was aired by Ireland’s RTE public service broadcaster. When asked what he would say to God if he had the chance, the self-described atheist and outspoken opponent of organized religion said:
KIRKUK, Iraq At least two people were killed and six injured when multiple Islamic State suicide bombers attacked a base in northern Iraq where U.S. military advisers are stationed, security sources said on Sunday.
Ukrainian MP Anton Gerashchenko, who is also an aide to the country’s interior minister, wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday that Russian journalists that “had breached the Ukrainian state border” would not be allowed into the country to cover the song competition, which kicks off on Sunday.
Johanna Konta’s struggles on clay continued as she exited the Madrid Open in the first round after a third-set capitulation against Laura Siegemund.
Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer all feature as Sky Sports tennis analyst Peter Fleming gives us his clay court lowdown ahead of Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros.
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