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London Calling: Ex-Rocker Leads Capital’s Financiers Into Brexit Battle

March 20, 2017 |

As lord mayor—the City of London’s cheerleader-in-chief—in the Brexit era, organ-playing ex-rocker Andrew Parmley pulls out the stops for British financiers to win over investors. What’s News Europe

Daughter Loses in Odd Battle Over Estranged Mom’s Will

March 16, 2017 |

After a 10-year legal fight over her mother’s will, Heather Ilott lost this week. The UK woman became estranged from her mother in 1978 when Ilott, at 17, went to live with her boyfriend, who ultimately became her husband. In 2002, Ilott’s mother, Melita Jackson, made her last will, specifically…

China’s Xi Positions Allies for Transition Battle

March 3, 2017 |

A meeting of nearly 3,000 lawmakers in Beijing is set to test the clout of Chinese President Xi Jinping, after he placed allies in key government posts over recent months in a bid to steer a pivotal leadership shuffle this fall. What’s News Asia


Inside the battle for Mosul

February 26, 2017 |

CNN’s Ben Wedeman takes us inside as Iraqi soldiers with the help of some American to free Mosul from ISIS control. – RSS Channel – World


Mosul battle: Civilians killed by landmines, police say

February 25, 2017 |

More than 50 civilians have been killed or injured by landmines since Friday night as they fled a village about 9 miles west of Mosul, Iraq’s Federal Police said in a tweet Saturday. – RSS Channel – World

Iraqi Forces Battle ISIS for Control of Mosul Airport

February 23, 2017 |

Iraqi federal police pushed their way into the perimeter of Mosul International Airport on Thursday, taking control of the runway amid fierce exchanges of fire with ISIS militants hunkered down in several airport buildings, police officials say. The advance came as part of a major assault that started Sunday to…