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U.N. ‘racing’ to prepare emergency aid ahead of battle for western Mosul

By Maher Chmaytelli

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The United Nations said on Tuesday it is “racing against the clock” to prepare (More…)

U.N. to need $8 billion this year to help Syrians at home and abroad

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations said on Tuesday it will need a total of $8 billion (More…)

Austrian teenager says he built ‘test bomb’ in Germany: minister

VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian teenager arrested on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack in Vienna has told investigators he (More…)

Jihadists in Syria launch assault on rebels attending peace talks

By Tom Perry

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A jihadist group launched a major assault on Free Syrian Army factions in Syria (More…)

China jails two over vaccine scandal

BEIJING (Reuters) – A court in China on Tuesday jailed two people for selling vaccines without a license, state media (More…)

Italy avalanche death toll rises to 14

FARINDOLA, Italy (Reuters) – Rescuers working through the night pulled five more bodies from the wreck of a hotel in (More…)

Bomb classes and gun counts: trauma of Mosul children under Islamic State

By Girish Gupta

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Schools in the east of the Iraqi city of Mosul are seeking to (More…)

China says will protect South China Sea sovereignty

By Ben Blanchard and David Brunnstrom

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China said on Tuesday it had “irrefutable” sovereignty over disputed islands (More…)

Dollar steadies after stumble, Brexit ruling saps sterling

By Marc Jones

LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar and world stocks tip-toed higher on Tuesday, as signs of a revival (More…)

Iraqi forces claim recapture of eastern Mosul after 100 days of fighting

By Maher Chmaytelli and Saif Hameed

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi officials said on Monday government forces had taken complete control (More…)