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Iraq forces make gains against IS near Mosul

Elite Iraqi forces retook a town on the eastern edge of Mosul on Thursday while Kurdish peshmerga fighters opened a new front in the offensive to wrest back the jihadists' last bastion in Iraq.


Islamic State militants have launched attacks in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk as an apparent diversion during the battle for nearby Mosul.

New Delhi (AFP) - The picturesque Himalayan hillstation of Dharamsala will make its debut as a Test venue by hosting the finale of a much-anticipated series between India and Australia in the new …

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