Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee Media playback is unsupported in your system Iraqi authorities forces have entered central Kirkuk after taking key installations outdoors the disputed metropolis from Kurdish fighters. Hundreds of individuals fled the town forward of the Iraqi advance. The Iraqi navy moved into Kirkuk three weeks after the Kurdistan Area held a controversial independence referendum. They’re aiming to retake areas below Kurdish management since Islamic

Harvey Weinstein: Extra girls accuse Hollywood producer of rape

Harvey Weinstein: More women accuse Hollywood producer of rape Two extra girls have accused Harvey Weinstein of raping them as the highest Hollywood producer finds himself more and more shunned by his friends. British actress Lysette Anthony says he attacked her at her London house within the late 1980s whereas one other, unidentified lady says she was raped in 1992. The organisation behind the Oscars has voted to expel Weinstein

Somalia: Not less than 30 useless in Mogadishu blasts

Somalia: At least 30 dead in Mogadishu blasts Media playback is unsupported in your machine An enormous bomb assault in a busy space of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at the very least 30 folks, police say. Dozens extra had been wounded when a lorry full of explosives detonated close to the doorway of a resort. Police say two folks had been killed in a second bomb assault within

Iran nuclear deal: Trump vows to not log out settlement

Iran nuclear deal: Trump vows not to sign off agreement US President Donald Trump has condemned Iran as a “fanatical regime” and refused to proceed certifying a world nuclear deal. He accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism and stated he would deny the regime “all paths to a nuclear weapon”. Worldwide observers say Iran has been in full compliance with the 2015 deal freezing its nuclear programme. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Israel to affix US in quitting Unesco

Israel to join US in quitting Unesco Israel has mentioned it can be part of the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco, after US officers cited “anti-Israel bias”. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US resolution as “courageous and ethical”, a press release mentioned. The company is thought for designating world heritage websites comparable to Syria’s Palmyra and the US Grand Canyon. Unesco head Irina

Catalonia: Spain points deadline to separatists

Catalonia: Spain issues deadline to separatists Media playback is unsupported in your machine Spain’s authorities has given Catalonia’s separatist chief 5 days to say whether or not or not he has declared independence, authorities sources say. If Carles Puigdemont confirms he has, the sources say, he shall be given an additional three days to withdraw the declaration. Failing that, they add, Madrid will invoke Article 155 of the constitution. This

Spain Catalan disaster: Puigdemont seeks independence talks

Spain Catalan crisis: Puigdemont seeks independence talks Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Catalan chief Carles Puigdemont has mentioned his folks voted for independence from Spain – however that he desires a negotiated resolution with Madrid. He requested the regional parliament in Barcelona to droop the impact of the vote so talks may start – slightly than breaking away instantly. A vote on 1 October resulted in nearly 90%

Trump administration to roll again Obama clear energy rule

Trump administration to roll back Obama clean power rule The Trump administration is shifting forward with a plan to roll again an Obama administration rule designed to curb energy vegetation’ greenhouse fuel emissions. Environmental Safety Company (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, who has forged doubt on local weather change, stated the Clear Energy Plan was an overreach. President Donald Trump ordered the EPA to rewrite the rule in March. The Clear

Catalonia independence: Enormous Spain unity rally in Barcelona

Catalonia independence: Huge Spain unity rally in Barcelona Media playback is unsupported in your system A minimum of 350,000 individuals gathered in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, for a rally in opposition to independence from Spain. They waved Spanish and Catalan flags and carried banners saying “Collectively we’re stronger” and “Catalonia is Spain”. It was the biggest such rally in Catalonia amid hypothesis that Catalan leaders will declare independence from Spain

Catalonia referendum: Hundreds rally for Spanish unity

Catalonia referendum: Thousands rally for Spanish unity Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Hundreds of individuals calling for Spanish unity have attended rallies within the capital Madrid after Sunday’s disputed referendum for Catalan independence. Different demonstrations – together with within the Catalan metropolis Barcelona – have additionally been held urging political dialogue. Protesters wearing white gathered with indicators saying “Spain is best than its leaders” and “let’s discuss”. Companies